Mission & Values

John Boos & Company is one of America’s oldest and leading manufacturers of premium quality kitchen equipment. Boos Blocks® products, made continuously in Effingham, Illinois since 1887, are synonymous with the finest Butcher Blocks and Cutting Boards.

For over 125 years John Boos & Company has worked solely to the ideal of making the finest possible butcher blocks, cutting boards, and food preparation equipment. Customers know from experience that our commitment to quality is just as important today as it was when the company began in 1887. The founder and his successors have been uncompromising in their dedication to quality, craftsmanship, and design. Five generations of experience and “know how” are combined with premium quality, renewable and sustainable harvested hardwoods to manufacture the highest quality products with the finest technique and ingenuity. Passion, precision, and attention to detail are but a few of the passed down traditions that go into perfecting every step of the design and manufacturing process.