Manitowoc Beverage Systems USA News

MANITOWOC BEVERAGE EQUIPMENT ANSWERS THE QUESTION CUBED OR CRUSHED ICE?

January 18th, 2006

SELLERSBURG, IN – Manitowoc Beverage Equipment (MBE), a leading manufacturer of ice/beverage dispensers for the foodservice industry, offers the industry’s first builtin ice crusher providing two types of ice from a single ice maker/ice dispenser combination.

The new Servend icepic™ feature offers customers a true choice. Integrated within the Servend MDH302 and MDH402 ice/beverage dispensers, icepic™ delivers the option of cubed or crushed ice. When “crushed ice” is selected, cubed ice is crushed at the point of dispense.

Satisfied customers aren’t the only benefit; Servend’s icepic delivers savings: 25% savings on equipment purchases, 30% savings on installation costs, and 45% savings on maintenance cost.

In addition to the icepic dispenser, MBE manufactures a complete line of beverage dispensing equipment that includes ice/beverage dispensers, drop-in beverage dispensers, and electric countertop units manufactured under the Servend, Multiplex, and Flomatic brand names. For more information on the complete Servend line, please visit www.manitowocbeverage.com.

Manitowoc Beverage Equipment is part of the Manitowoc Foodservice Group, a subsidiary of The

Manitowoc Company. As a leading manufacturer of ice machines, ice/beverage dispensers, and

commercial refrigeration equipment, the Manitowoc Foodservice Group offers the broadest line of

cold-focused foodservice equipment in the industry. The business brands also include, Manitowoc

Ice, Kolpak, McCall Refrigeration, Multiplex, and Harford Duracool.

About The Manitowoc Company

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is one of the world’s largest providers of lifting equipment for the

global construction industry, including lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes,

and boom trucks. In addition, the company is a leading provider of shipbuilding, ship repair, and

conversion services for government, military, and commercial customers throughout the US

maritime industry.