Easy Ice Acquires Biltmore Refrigeration

Easy Ice, the only national provider of full-service ice machine subscription solutions, has acquired Biltmore Refrigeration, a company that has operated out of Chicago since 1950. The acquisition is the latest in a series of initiatives that have facilitated significant growth for Easy Ice over the past several years.

The acquisition of Biltmore Refrigeration increases customer density in one of our flagship markets,” said Easy Ice CAO Darren Boruff. “Our continued investments in technological solutions, customer support systems, and training protocols have enabled us to provide excellent service to Biltmore customers.”

Since its inception in 2009, Easy Ice has achieved notable expansion through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. This trajectory will continue, largely due to the intentional pursuit of ice machine leasing companies with standards of excellence, culture, and organizational directives that align with Easy Ice. This alignment ensures both operational continuity and a consistent customer experience throughout the transition.

Easy Ice has increased its number of ice machines under management to nearly 30,000 units across 47 states. Other recent developments include the acquisition of the leasing division of Johnson Mechanical in Peoria, IL, the leasing division of Brooks Industries in Oklahoma City, OK, a new refurbishment facility in Lenexa, KS, and multiple executive-level hires. With aggressive growth targets plus funds designated for future purchases, additional acquisitions should be expected in 2022 and beyond.