There is growing demand for frozen and chilled products, expansion of cold chain capacity, technological advancements
October 24, 2016
The U.S. commercial refrigeration systems market is projected to expand at a healthy compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2 percent in terms of value through 2025, according to a report from Future Market Insights.
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.
Homes, restaurants, bars, and businesses rely on clear, clean ice for many applications. Ice is considered a food source, and the water that makes the ice must be of good quality. Good quality water will produce a crystal-clear, hard piece of ice.
Expands IFS Mid-Missouri’s commercial refrigeration system sales, installation, and service
August 26, 2016
Integrated Facility Services (IFS), a full-service mechanical contractor with offices in St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri, announced it has acquired Wally’s Refrigeration, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.
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.
Very few end users fully understand the importance of properly cleaning and sanitizing their ice machines, storage bins, and dispensers. Yet the quality and safety of every beverage they serve as well as the longevity and power consumption of their equipment depends on proper maintenance.
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.
A total of 148 exhibitors showed off their latest advances in all types of industrial refrigeration at the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) 2016 Industrial Refrigeration Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. Here are a few of the highlights.