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The Basics of Property Insurance – December 2016

January 2017 Bill Bentley

Your livelihood is dependent on the survival of your business, so it is imperative that you protect it against any potential threat—big or small. For instance, a fire could destroy your business’s warehouse and the contents inside, or a burst frozen pipe could damage important documents and valuable papers. Worse, you could have trouble paying your employees during a loss [read more]

WIA | Chairman’s Message – December 2016

January 2017 Tony Horzen

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a happy holiday season. At Glacier Ice in San Luis Obispo, we get into the spirit each December by participating in our local Holiday Parade. This year we pulled all out the stops. Our float included several of our staff, dressed as giant penguins, leading our antique 1929 Model A ice delivery truck [read more]

What Genuinely Confident People Do Differently – December 2016

January 2017 Bill Bentley

True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen. Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right. – Henry [read more]

IPIA | Membership Committee – December 2016

January 2017 Sean Odom

An Association is only as strong as its membership! I think that the IPIA is a great resource for anyone in the ice business that wants to spend time and learn from some of the best in the business! I know that it has sure helped my business being around and talking to other ice guys at the conventions and [read more]

IPIA | Public Affairs Committee – December 2016

January 2017 Dann Ades

Accomplishments of the Government Affairs/Public Affairs Committee As of this writing, we are putting a bow on 2016. The end of the year is always a reflective time and, with that in mind, I thought I wanted to take a step back and review a few of the accomplishments the IPIA has made as it relates to public/government affairs over [read more]

IPIA | PIQCS Committee Report – December 2016

January 2017 David Bryant

What a great honor it is for me to be elected to the IPIA Executive Board and to be Chair of the PIQCS Committee. I first would like to thank my committee for working with me this next year, a year of much work to be accomplished. The PIQCS Committee consists of the following members: Bill Ellis Cold Star Ice [read more]

Leer® Introduces a Robust 5×9 Pallet-Load Ice Merchandiser – December 2016

January 2017 Bill Bentley

About Leer, Inc. Leer is a global leader in engineering research, service quality, and manufacturing, with a rich heritage of producing award-winning American made products since 1952. Leer was acquired by Dexter Apache Holdings, Inc. in 2008. Dexter Apache Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1894 and currently is headquartered in Fairfield, Iowa. In addition to Leer, Dexter Apache Holdings, Inc. [read more]

SWIA | Chairman’s Message – December 2016

January 2017 Jesse Mireles

I would like to start out by thanking everyone who came to the International Packaged Ice Association in my home town of San Antonio, Texas this last month! It was truly a pleasure having everyone out to tour our new plant. We have come a long way and having everyone here was a wonderful experience. Thank you again to all [read more]

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