“DOE has been taking up all my (expletive) time.” That’s the kind of statement you can overhear at a trade show that you wouldn’t necessarily see on company letterhead. And, in fact, it’s exactly what I overheard between two gentlemen as I made my way from booth to booth at the recent National Restaurant Association show.
Patent filed on model that supports development of products that meet new U.S. energy regulations
October 11, 2016
Emerson Climate Technologies has filed a patent application for a simulation model of a commercial ice machine to support development of more efficient equipment that can meet upcoming U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) targets.
The most commonly heard three-letter term in the ice machine business used to be “ice.” Now, it has been joined by “EPA” and “DOE,” which both are garnering as much attention as the actual end products.
Ice and refrigeration company will be ‘highly complementary’ to Middleby’s portfolio
July 4, 2016
Investment banker Harris Williams & Co., has announced the sale of Follett Corp., Easton, Pennsylvania, to The Middleby Corp., Elgin, Illinois. Follett is a designer and manufacturer of ice and medical-grade refrigeration products.
Colorado ice machine manufacturer is a key contributor to state’s economy
June 15, 2016
Ice machine manufacturer Ice-O-Matic has been awarded the Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Award from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and the World Trade Center Denver.
Cleaning an ice machine regularly ensures the ice machine will function as efficiently as possible while producing clean and high quality ice. Ice machine manufacturers typically recommend cleaning and sanitizing ice machines at least every 6 months.
Separation Expected to Create Two Stronger Companies
February 11, 2015
The Manitowoc Co. Inc. announced that its board of directors has approved a plan to pursue a separation of the company’s Cranes and Foodservice businesses into two independent, publicly-traded companies. The Foodservice business includes ice machines and refrigeration equipment.
Are your clients asking you whether you can hook up ice machines? If you’re subbing that work out, you’re handing away money for easy work. Ice machine installation and maintenance can be charged at a premium for work that nearly does itself.