The Manitowoc Ice team is committed to providing products that not only satisfy customer needs but also add value to the equipment investment by reducing costs, increasing energy efficiency, and providing innovative features that are unmatched within the industry. This year Manitowoc Ice has been recognized with three key industry awards for our efforts.
Indigo offers intelligent diagnostics and 24/7 monitoring. Operators can program ice production and monitor all functions including ice clarity, machine maintenance, energy/water usage, and the unique LuminIceTM growth inhibitor.
"Kitchen Innovation Award recipients contribute to the evolution of our industry and help restaurant operators reduce costs while boosting profitability. As the industry recovers from tough economic times, these products will make a difference in commercial kitchens across the nation," said C.W. Craig Reed, convention chair for the 2011 NRA Show and director of food and beverage, Broadmoor Hotel.
Manitowoc Indigo ice machine wins Dealer Design Award Manitowoc's IndigoTM ice machine was recognized for excellence in product design in the 8th annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine. The Indigo was the gold level winner in the Refrigeration and Ice Machine Category.
An independent panel of 30 contractors acted as judges in the contest that had 127 entries from over 80 different brands. The NEWS' Dealer Design Awards program was established to honor excellence in HVACR product design.
News Publisher John Conrad stated, "These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVACR industry.
According to the magazine, this year's Best in Class winners have each done an exceptional job of demonstrating the reliability and adaptability of their products in the foodservice marketplace.
Throughout the ten years that FE&S has championed the Best in Class Survey Manitowoc Ice has never given up the top spot of Overall Best in Class.
"We are proud of our Best in Class recognition and remain committed to developing products that are dependable, energy and water efficient, and designed to meet the future needs of tomorrow's fast-paced commercial kitchens," said Mike Kachmer, president of Manitowoc Foodservice.