Bakery Systems Integrator
Founded in 1982 as an Illinois Corporation, Dunbar Systems, Inc. is a sales, engineering and project management organization, which specializes in designing and supplying complete bakery systems from ingredient handling to packaging. We have completed over 1,360 successful baking production installations since our inception.
Our mission is "To assist our customers in achieving their 'Vision' by providing Premier System Solutions for their Production Needs."
Our greatest asset at Dunbar is our people. We are very fortunate to have such a dedicated and knowledgeable staff.
George Dunbar, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, has over 49 years of experience in his field. George began Dunbar Systems, Inc. over 29 years ago after seeing the need for a service that wasn’t being provided for the wholesale bakery equipment industry. With George’s decades of experience, he was able to provide wholesale bakers a venue that would allow them to bring their ideas from a concept to a reality. Now with over 140 major bakery lines sold and installed in the last 29 years, Dunbar Systems, Inc. has become one of the leaders in the baking industry.
Mark Dunbar, Executive Vice President/Owner, has over 25 years of engineering and sales experience at Dunbar Systems, Inc. Mark previously held the positions of Project Engineer and Vice President of Sales. Mark’s experience in designing bakery systems has assisted our customers in developing their own unique systems. Mark is an active member in ABA, BEMA, ASB, Bakers Courtesy Club and is serving on the board of the Baker’s Club of Chicago. Mark has sold numerous successful equipment implementations over the past 18 years.
Mike Dunbar, Executive Vice President/Owner, has over 21 years of engineering and sales experience at Dunbar Systems, Inc. Mike previously held the positions of Project Engineer and Vice President of Sales. Mike’s extensive experience in the industry and his knowledge from studies at American Institute of Baking have made him a tremendous asset to the company. Mike is an active member in ABA, BEMA, ASB, Bakers Courtesy Club and Baker’s Club of Chicago. Mike has sold numerous successful equipment implementations over the past 15 years.
James Diver, Vice President of Operations, has over 47 years of experience in the Baking Industry; previously holding engineering and sales positions with Pulver Systems, Stewart Systems and Formost Packaging. Jim is an active member in many bakery organizations including ASB, BEMA, Bakers Courtesy Club of Chicago, Chicago Bakers Club, AIB – Advisory Committee for Sanitation and IBA.
Jim Klein, Director of Project Management, has over 21 years of engineering and project management experience in the Baking Industry; previously holding engineering and project management positions with Rykaart. Jim has been responsible for managing over 55 successful “turn-key” bakery system installations for Dunbar Systems, Inc.
Gerald Doherty, Executive Advisor, has over 45 years experience in the Baking Industry. As a graduate of Kansas University, Jerry brings a lot of experience and knowledge to Dunbar Systems, Inc. Jerry first came to Dunbar Systems, Inc. as a customer over 45 years ago while employed at Sara Lee Bakery. After over 25 years with Sara Lee – Jerry moved on to Mission Foods in Los Angeles. It was at Mission Foods, while he was serving as Vice President of Engineering, that Jerry “built” one of the world’s largest Tortilla plants. In 1996 Dunbar Systems, Inc. was fortunate enough to make Jerry a part of our team – where he has served as President and currently Executive Advisor.
Dunbar Systems, Inc. employs over 20 professionals with 490+ years of experience in Bakery Engineering, Sales and Operations and has sales in excess of $ 25,000,000 per year.
Dunbar's sales, engineering and project management teams begin with your original concept and continually analyze your current situation and manage your project through engineering, scheduling, coordination, installation, supervision and start-up. We are therefore, committed to give you planning, guidance and professional help every step along the way to provide optimum protection efficiency and profits. We are able to provide the optimum equipment combinations for you; ensuring a high quality end product. Our unique "Systems Approach" sets us apart from the competition. Our commitment to quality and service is unsurpassed in the industry.