Hoshizaki America, Inc.
Peachtree City, Georgia
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Product Brand Owner
Hoshizaki America Inc. is a manufacturer of commercial food service equipment. In 2019, Hoshizaki redesigned refrigeration and ice maker product lines to use more environmentally friendly refrigerants and save energy costs for their customers. Key 2019 accomplishments include:
- Converting its entire Steelheart refrigeration line to a natural refrigerant, R-290, and investing in upgrades expected to prevent approximately 25,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, saving $3 million in lifetime customer energy costs.
- Completing a redesign of the KMEdge X ice machine line for a forecasted customer energy cost savings of approximately $1.7 million.
- Training over 15,000 dealer salespeople and technical staff throughout North America on the benefits of ENERGY STAR.