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Ice Makers Procurement Research Report | Published: Apr 2016

Helping businesses make better purchasing decisions, faster

Ice Makers: Procurement Research Report Highlights

Benchmark Price RFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
Supplier Intelligence Sample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, IBISWorld’s Ice Makers procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Ice Makers, such as pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and external demand drivers. Your company will also gain expert negotiation tactics to help gain leverage when working with suppliers.

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Ice Makers - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2016, ice maker prices have increased at an estimated average annual rate of 2.2% to $3,200 per unit. Economic growth during the past three years has been spurring demand for ice makers from downstream industries, which has prompted suppliers to raise prices. Significant fluctuations in input costs have also contributed to rising product prices. Fortunately for buyers, price... purchase to read more

Ice Makers - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for ice makers is medium. Many models of ice makers are designed to be placed on an ice storage bin or dispenser, which are sometimes sold separately. These can increase the purchasing cost by about 20.0% to 75.0%, depending on the size of the bin. Buyers typically purchase bins that hold at least as much ice as the machine can produce.Maintenance and repair costs can... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of ice makers. There are several types of ice makers that vary based on the type of ice they produce. For instance, there are ice makers that produce ice cubes, crushed ice, flaked ice and ice nuggets. The type of ice maker that a buyer requires is based on their specific application. Suppliers of ice makers include manufacturers and distributors. Key buyers of ice makers include restaurants, hotels and motels, hospitals and food service contractors, as well as supermarkets and grocery stores. This report excludes industrial freezers, refrigerators and household appliances.

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