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Founder Robert Halfacre

Memphis Ice Machine Company has been addressing the ice machine needs of Memphis businesses for thirty-five years. Started in 1977 by Robert E. Halfacre, the company has been guided by two main principles. One is to treat customers like the lifeblood of the company that they are, and two is that having a highly qualified and happy staff is the best way to assure number one.

Memphis Ice Machines has come a long way from its start in the red barn on York to our current office and warehouse on Delp St. Following the principles of its founder, the company has amassed a customer base that numbers well into the thousands. The company has also grown a loyal staff including second and third generation family members where more than half of the staff has over fifteen years of company service with several having over thirty years of dedication to the company and its customers.

Memphis Ice Machine Company has proudly distributed Ice-O-Matic brand ice machines for twenty-five years and truly believes in their motto: Ice. Pure And Simple™. In addition to sales, a full service rental program is offered for those who want a guarantee with their ice needs. The company also has a large and diverse parts department, stocking parts for most brands of ice machines, and a knowledgeable staff. The service fleet includes nine trucks and technicians with over 125 years of combined experience.

Pics for MRA 008Along with following its founder’s principles, Memphis Ice Machine Company strives daily to keep the restaurants of Memphis in ice through emulating the equipment it represents, by being easy to use and dependable.