Monthly Archives: September 2013

  1. Broken Ice Machine? Here are Some Tips to Get By

    Ice is the backbone of the foodservice industry. There is not a bar or restaurant in the United States that cannot go about their day to day operations without a properly working ice machine. Unfortunately at times, your ice machine may not want to cooperate, can shut down, or malfunction, leaving you and your customers without ice for an extended period of time. While this is never ideal, there is no need to panic! Keep a level head, and follow these instructions to get yourself out of this unexpected predicament. Temporarily losing your ice machine does not mean your business must suffer over the next few days.

    Call an Ice Machine Technician

    While we are in the business of selling ice machines, we unfortunately do not make house calls or perform repairs, so the first thing that you should do is call an approved ice machine technician. Some ice machine issues are no more serious than a dirty or dusty condenser. Ideally, the problem and the labor

  2. A Beverage Cooler Can Increase Revenue at Your Gym

    Gym membership sales in the United States continue to increase, with more people taking their personal health and well-being seriously than in the past. Most gyms’ revenue comes in the form of membership packages, training fees, and rental equipment (racquets for racquetball, court time rentals), but if you own a gym and fail to offer some sort of refreshments, protein shakes, or energy drinks, you may be missing out on an even greater source of revenue that comes at very little cost. While it may cost quite a bit to install a new basketball court or Olympic sized swimming pool, blending up a smoothie or offering cold sports drinks are simple, low-cost options that can help elevate income. The right beverage cooler will help increase these sales exponentially. With over 45 million gym memberships nationwide, it is important to take the extra step separate your establishment from others.

    When your gym members exercise, they will naturally sweat and lose essential nutrie

  3. The Manitowoc NEO: The Next (Little) Big Thing is Here

    NEO LogoIf you look up the definition of the word ‘neo’ at, you will find that it means “ … ‘new,’ ‘recent,’ ‘revived,’ or ‘modified’…” . That is exactly what Manitowoc is introducing with their newest undercounter ice machine, the NEO – a revolutionary, state of the art ice maker. This machine is unlike any that has ever been created before. Manitowoc has in essence infused the technology of their Indigo ice machines with the compact convenience of an undercounter ice maker. The result was extraordinary – a smaller ice maker with a greater output, which used less water and energy than any of Manitowoc’s previous undercounter ice makers. It is fair to assume that the NEO will soon become the new standard for the undercounter ice makers of the f

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