Last week we talked about
how much ice you need and whether you should purchase an
undercounter or modular unit. In this week’s segment, we’re going to
discuss the three different types of condensing units available for ice
makers and which one would work best for your place of business. At
first, types of condensing units can seem irrelevant when you’re
looking at ice machines. But it’s yet another important step to finding
the right one for your business..
A couple of weeks ago we talked about the best
type of ice for your business. Hopefully from that blog you were
able to determine which type of ice best suited your situation. This
week we shift our focus onto determining how much ice you will need and
whether you should purchase an undercounter or a modular ice machine.
For reference, we'll be following this flow chart.
In previous weeks, we’ve discussed the different
types of condensing units and
ice available, as well as how much ice you’ll need for your
particular business. This week we wrap things up by answering 7
questions regarding ice machines.
Manitowoc is a leading competitor for ice makers in the restaurant
industry. Year in and year out, Manitowoc produces award-winning,
energy-efficient ice machines. The Q-series undercounter fits this
description and is one of the most popular series Manitowoc produces. If
you’re looking for an undercounter ice machine, you should definitely
consider one from Manitowoc, and here’s why:
At Prima Supply, even though we’re primarily a restaurant equipment
company, we do have some products that would make good Christmas gifts
and would work very well in a residential setting. So let us help you
with your Christmas shopping by suggesting the following items.
Let’s face it: Facebook is here to stay, whether you like it or not.
Nearly all who are reading this blog post right now have a Facebook
page. It’s just one of those things that has become a part of our daily
life, with businesses being no different.
Founded in 1997, Turbo
Air is a newcomer within the refrigeration industry. As such, they
recognize that the only way to gain the trust of the consumer is to
produce both quality and innovative products. Turbo Air has therefore
invested heavily into researching new technological developments for
their refrigerators and freezers. As a result, their products boast of
many features that other refrigeration brands lack.
Every story has a beginning. And the story for True
Manufacturing begins in 1945, when Robert Trulaske, along with his
father Frank and brother Art, decided to form a refrigeration company.
At first, they produced their roll-top bottle coolers in their own
garage. But, within a year, they moved their manufacturing site to a
warehouse in downtown St.Louis.
Success and Expansion
Eventually, True products would catch the eye of some beverage
companies like 7Up
and Pepsi, helping True gain some recognition in the refrigeration
industry. As the years continued to go by, True began investing in
research and development and capital expansion, and, as a result, they
would go from a small family-owned company to a worldwide leader in
Believe it or not, refrigeration is a very ancient practice. Early on,
people realized that storing food in cool environments actually preserved it.
Thus, ancient civilizations such as the Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans
all had techniques for storing food. One of the most common techniques shared
between these groups was simply to put food in a cave or underground. The cool
temperature of the cave or ground was just enough to lengthen the life of
meats, fruits, and vegetables.
St. Louis in 1874 had itself a problem. River trade was dwindling, and the city needed something which could handle the mass of the ever popular locomotive. With the help of designer and builder James B. Eads, they proceeded to build the world’s first ever steel bridge. For more than a hundred years, steel has been bridging the gap between problem and solution. Today, the same is still true for... read more