Ecolab and Easy Ice Announce Exclusive Distribution Partnership

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Marquette, MI, May 8, 2013 — Today Easy Ice, LLC announced an exclusive sales and service partnership with Ecolab’s Equipment Care Division.  Under the terms of this partnership, Ecolab will offer the Easy Ice Subscription Program to it’s customers throughout all major markets in North America.

“Our partnership with Easy Ice enhances Equipment Care’s end-to-end solutions,” says Mike Goede, Vice President of Sales & Service with Ecolab Equipment Care.  “Ecolab customers appreciate innovative business solutions that solve specific pain points, and the Easy Ice program does just that.”

Whether it’s a restaurant, hotel, manufacturing plant, hospital, or a golf course, competitive pressures require business owners to focus on what makes them different.  Ice is a commodity, which doesn’t justify the capital expense and distractions that come with owning and operating an ice machine.

“That is why Easy Ice and Ecolab have teamed up to deliver a comprehensive ice machine solution,” says John Mahlmeister, Easy Ice co-founder and CMO.  “By providing a guaranteed supply of ice at an affordable and predicable cost, Easy Ice enables business owners to re-deploy thousands of dollars and tens of hours in areas that create differentiation and drive success.”

About Easy Ice

Easy Ice is the only national provider of ice machine subscriptions.  Partnerships with Ecolab, Hoshizaki and Reddy Ice uniquely position Easy Ice to deliver their innovative solution at the local and national level.

The Easy Ice end-to-end solution saves owners thousands of capital dollars and hours of hassle – enabling them to invest in revenue-generating assets.  The all-inclusive subscription service features Hoshizaki ice machines, repairs, maintenance, water filters, cleanings, replacement ice and more.  With no long-term lease and the flexibility to upsize the equipment, Easy Ice guarantees they’ll earn your business every day.  Learn more about Easy Ice, Follow Easy Ice on Twitter (@TheIceologist) and Facebook

About Ecolab

A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2012 sales of $12 billion and 41,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit

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