The Middleby Corp. of Elgin, Illinois, now owns residential outdoor equipment company Lynx Grills Inc. of Downey, California, which markets its products using the brand names Lynx and Sedona.
Lynx's operations will continue in Downey. The company makes items such as barbecue grills of various sizes and styles and pizza ovens. In 2015, the company sold its first Lynx Smart Grill, which is voice-activated.
“Lynx is well known for its innovative features, unique design and professional quality -- the company has many exclusive products and one-of-a-kind features which position it as a leader in the outdoor cooking category,” Selim Bassoul, chairman and CEO of Middleby, said. “Lynx is a highly complementary fit with our growing portfolio of premium residential brands. We are excited about the continued growth opportunities of the Lynx and Sedona brands, which we believe can be further enhanced within the broader Middleby group.”