About Our Company
CDN specializes in kitchen measurement tools, with a wide assortment of thermometers, timers and scales. We are a global category leader with the personal service and commitment of a business that has been family owned for over 30 years.
CDN products are sold in over 3,000 retail stores and are used in over 15,000 commercial locations, including large coffee and restaurant chains. All over the world, people rely on CDN for product innovation, superior customer service, quality and value.
Awards and Affiliations
The innovation leader, CDN has been responsible for many industry firsts and breakthroughs. CDN won the Housewares Design Award for “Best in Category – Food Preparation Electrics” for its Dual-Sensing Probe Thermometer & Timer. CDN products have been featured in the What’s Hot! What’s Cool! new product gallery at the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) show.
CDN was named “Best Overall Company” in its category by the prestigious Stevie Awards for Women in Business. We are also a certified member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBNC) and a member of the Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI).
CDN was founded in 1984 by the late Richard Murtagh, an engineer by profession and a cook at heart. He was intrigued by the science of cooking, and he kept coming up with ideas on improving his kitchen measurement tools. Today CDN continues as a growing family business run by Jan Murtagh, President. Her daughter, Shawn DiGruccio, Vice President, works with her to expand the company’s horizons with sales, new product development, new markets, training, and marketing and merchandising programs.