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Get Ice Right: Hubbard Systems offering free site surveys

Expert will determine the type of ice and machine most suitable for a locationHubbard Systems offers site surveys to help customers find out which ice machine works best for their site

 Hubbard Systems is offering no-obligation site surveys to help operators decide which kind of ice machine best suits their needs.

Recent years have seen a proliferation of the types of ice available, with each having specific applications. For example the gourmet supercube is a pure and slow-melting ice ideal for classic on-the-rocks drinks, while places with high peaks in demand may find dice cubes more suitable. Flake ice has a wide range of applications, from cocktails to food display. Nugget ice is increasingly popular in the US and is making in-roads here, too. (more…)

Modular ice maker divides to multiply effectiveness

Scotsman MC46-Split is smaller, quieter and more flexible

The Scotsman MC46-Split from Hubbard Systems offers big ice production in a Scotsman MC46-Splitsmall footprint, by taking the compressor & condenser away from the ice-making unit. The compact size makes it ideal for places where space is at a premium. Meanwhile, separating the refrigeration system keeps noise and waste heat away from the kitchen or bar area. Its modular design means additional units can easily be linked together if greater production capacity is required.

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The greening of ice

Hubbard Systems introduces new Scotsman hydrocarbon modelsSpecifiche Generali Bins - JUNE 2011-R07.indd

Hydrocarbons are well known for their low environmental impact and have been
used in small capacity and reduced refrigerant-charge systems with great success. With the development of more efficient compressors this greener refrigerant is now available for bigger ice machines.

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You’re not in Otley anymore…

Hubbard Systems relocates to a new site in Great BlackenhamSimon Aspin outside Hubbard Systems' new offices

Hubbard Systems, the UK distributor of Scotsman ice machines, has moved from its original location in Otley, Suffolk, to the nearby Claydon Business Park, Great Blackenham. The new building is situated five miles north of Ipswich, only a mile from the A14, giving fast access to major trunk routes.

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Smart and sustainable: Hubbard Systems’ energy-saving, intelligent Scotsman Prodigy ice machines

Hubbard Systems has launched ice makers that it claims are the smartest yet Hubbard Systems' new Scotsman's Prodigy ice machinewhen it comes to sustainability. The Scotsman Prodigy-MV machines offer a sustainable and reliable way to create fresh, attractive ice.

Scotsman Prodigy-MV machines are self-monitoring modular ice makers. The front-located AutoAlert indicator lights make upkeep practically foolproof by constantly communicating information about the machine’s operating status, using easy-to-understand universal symbols. It signals when it’s time to perform routine maintenance or to call for service – before it is an emergency. (more…)

Big, bold and cold: the stylish, super-supercube from Scotsman

Hubbard Ice Systems launches machines making ultra-cool, extra large ice

The Scotsman super-supercube is an 'XL' 60g in sizeThe supercube or thimble is recognised as the gourmet ice cube for drinks service in terms of cooling, slow melting and crystal clear appearance.  Typically machines make supercubes in a small (8g) or standard (20g) size.  A few are available to make large, 39g cubes.  But these days some operators are looking for more.  Something designer, something that makes a big, bold statement.  Now Hubbard Ice Systems, which markets the Scotsman range in the UK, has launched the ‘super-supercuber’ ice machine.  It makes giant ‘XL’ cubes, weighing 60g, which look stunning in the glass.

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Hubbard Scotsman joins ENSE

Hubbard Ice Systems, which distributes the Scotsman range of ice machines, has joined the ENSE buying group. 

Simon Aspin, commercial director of Hubbard Ice Systems“We have been looking at ways to enhance the service we deliver to our distributor network,” says Simon Aspin, commercial director of Hubbard.  “ENSE not only gives its dealer members major benefits, it also gives us a competitive advantage in terms of our routes to market.” 

In-house research carried out in April 2013 showed that Hubbard scores highly in terms of its dealer support, and that Scotsman is seen as one of the leading quality icemaker brands.  “The ice machine sector is very competitive.  Membership of ENSE will help us capitalise on the way the market sees both Hubbard and Scotsman,” says Aspin.  “In addition, ENSE’s communications network will help us inform the dealer market about several new products we are launching over the coming months.” (more…)

Ex-Enodis directors invest in Hubbard and Taylor

Martin Wood, CEO of HTG TradingNew owners plan to develop market-leading ice and ice cream equipment specialists

HTG Trading Ltd, the company that owns Hubbard Ice Systems and Taylor UK, has been bought by two former Enodis and Scotsman Industries directors, Dave McCulloch and Dave Wrench. HTG Trading, based in Otley, Suffolk, was previously owned by a venture capital consortium. Hubbard Ice Systems is the UK distributor of Scotsman ice machines. Taylor specialises in ice cream and frozen yogurt equipment.  (more…)