July 22, 2013 – Manitowoc Ice has been recognized for excellence in product design in the 10th annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine-the leading trade magazine in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries. An independent panel of contractors judged 122 entries -naming Manitowoc’s NEO™ Undercounter Ice Machine the 2013 Bronze Award Winner in the Refrigeration & Ice Machines category.
“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 and the awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions.”
-Mike Murphy, Publisher The ACHR News
NEO™ the overachieving, all-in-one, undercounter ice making and storage solution, that provides a new level of performance, a new level of intelligence, and a new level of convenience, while providing operators with the ice they need. NEO™ is the first and only undercounter ice machine that brings the operational functions-such as on/off, easy clean, and production time delay-up to a location that makes it convenient for the end-user to access. NEO™ also has the intelligence to let the operator know if the bin is full or if there is a service issue that needs to be addressed.
“We are very pleased to receive this recognition from our service contractor community,” states Rick Showers-Vice President of Marketing, Manitowoc Ice. “This award acknowledges our commitment to developing industry leading, energy efficient, operator-friendly ice machines.”