An ice maker is a device for making ice, found inside a home freezer, a stand-alone appliance or an industrial machine for making ice on a large scale. The size of an ice maker basically depends on its requirement. A typical ice maker consists of a control module, motor, thermostat, heater terminal, valves, and blades.
The primary factor that propels the growth of the global Ice Maker market research report includes expanding fast food chains all over the world. There is an increased requirement to store perishable items, mainly food and food ingredients. Moreover, there is an increased intake of beverages which require ice. Furthermore, butcher shops also require ice in order to display fresh meat, seafood, and fish.
In addition, the healthcare industry also significantly fuels the growth of the global Ice Maker market research report owing to increase in life expectancy. The healthcare industry increasingly uses ice maker machines for several critical applications such as storing organs and for rehabilitation procedures.
Furthermore, a number of biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, and genetic engineering laboratories also have a continuous need for ice to store biological samples and permit transportation to other facilities. The global Ice Maker market research report is classified on the basis of product type, end-users and geography. On the basis of product type, the global Ice Maker market research report is classified as ice cube, ice flake, and ice nugget.
Among the product type, ice cube market is projected to hold a large share of the global Ice Maker market research report. The key factor that fuels the growth of this segment is owed to the its extensive used in the food and service industry. On the basis of end-users, the global Ice Maker market research report is classified as food and services, healthcare, retail outlets/grocery stores, and residential users. Among the end-users, food and services segment is expected to account a major share of the global Ice Maker market research report.
The key factor that drives the growth of food and services segment is owed to the ever increasing number of restaurants, bistros and eateries all over the world. They need ice in several forms such as cubes or flakes for their day-to-day processes, which comprise storage of food and food ingredients and serving outdoor food. On the basis of geography, the global Ice Maker market research report is classified as North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East and Africa.
The North American region consists of the U.S. and Canada. Latin America region consists of Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others. The Western European region consists of Germany, England, France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The Eastern European region consists of Poland and Russia. Asia Pacific region consists of China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand. Middle East and Africa region consists of GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa.
In case of geographical region, North America is projected to account for a dominant share of the global Ice Maker market. The key factors that attribute to the significant growth of ice maker market in North America is due to the presence of large number of restaurants, rise in outdoor eating habits of people, and presence of well-known retail chains and supermarkets.
On the other hand, Asia Pacific ice maker market is expected to grow considerably during the forecast period due to the rapid development of the food service industry. Some of key players that fuel the growth of the global Ice Maker market research report include Hoshizaki, Ice-O-Matic, Manitowoc Ice and Scotsman Ice Machines. The other prominent players operating in the global Ice Maker market research report include Bionics Scientific Technologies, Brema Ice Makers, Cornelius, Electrolux, Follett, Howe, KOLD-DRAFT, MAJA, and Telstar.
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