Feb 18, 2016 Press Release
Iceborn Makes Top New Franchise 2016 List For Entrepreneur Magazine
Ice and Water Vending Franchise Continues Upward Growth Trend
Ice House America, the pioneer in automated ice and water vending technology, is proud to announce that its franchise brand, IceBorn, has landed on Entrepreneur Magazine’s “TOP NEW FRANCHISE” list for 2016 in the vending category.
Under the IceBorn brand, franchisees have access to three (3) bulk ice vending machine models – all are freestanding, 24/7, automated retail ice and water destinations offering bagged or straight-to-cooler ice that is filtered, clean and made on demand. Depending on the IceBorn model, the initial investment ranges from $18,995 to $130,000 plus fees for site preparation, shipping and installation.
“IceBorn continues to be recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine this time in the Top New Franchise category for 2016. We take these accolades very seriously and feel honored to be recognized by the franchising industry year after year,” says Michael Little, Vice President of Marketing, Ice House America.
Ice House America, also a participant in the International Franchise Association’s VetFran program, will waive half the franchise fee and the first 12 months of royalties to all qualifying military veterans.
About Ice House America:
Ice House America, headquartered in Jacksonville, FL and founded in 2003, already has more than 3,000 installed and independently owned ice house locations in 32 states. There are over 100 corporate-owned Ice House locations, with the balance independently owned and operated. IceBorn accolades include the following rankings and listings from Entrepreneur Magazine: 2015 Top Hot Franchise Trends; 2014 Franchise 500; 2014 Top New Franchises to Watch; 2014Top Low Cost Franchise; 2014 Honorable Mention for Franchise Veteran Incentive Program; as well as in 2014 Military Times named IceBorn as a “Best For Vets Franchise and in 2013 “GI Jobs named “Military Friendly Franchise.
For more information regarding Ice House America ownership opportunities, please call
888-388-1590 or visit www.icehouseamerica.com.
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About Ice House America:
Ice House America, headquartered in Jacksonville, FL and founded in 2003, already has more than 2,400 independently owned ice house locations in 27 states. In less than 10 years, Ice House America has become one of the top ice brands in the country. Ice House America offers three different models, ranging from the “Ice House” to the “Mini XL” -- all manufactured at a 160,000 sq. ft. integrated manufacturing facility located in Moultrie, GA.
These free standing, automated ice vending machines can be installed anywhere there is electricity and potable water access. Ice House America models typically require about 200 sq ft., about the size of two parking spaces and are conveniently located in retail center parking lots. Each Ice House can produce more than 12,000 lbs. of ice in a 24-hour period, making it the most efficient icemaker in its class. For more information regarding Ice House America ownership opportunities, please call 888-388-1590 or visit www.icehouseamerica.com.