February 18, 2016 // Franchising.com // 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.
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.
SOURCE Ice House America