Top 8 Commercial Ice Makers 2018


Maxx Ice MIM600
The Maxx Ice MIM600 Commercial Ice Maker

Using the best machines possible is something every consumer wants, and this website should help you find the perfect ice maker for your home or business. Commercial ice makers are essential in nearly every restaurant business today, so we have created a quick overview of the pros and cons of each restaurant ice machine.

Before you buy an Ice Maker for yourself be sure to ask yourself what you will be using it for. If you are only going to use it as a home ice cube maker, than you will want to look at our Counter Top Ice Maker Guide, but if you are looking for something to transport around check out our Portable Ice Maker Guide. Additionally if you run a business that requires ice you will need an industrial ice maker. These ice makers can also be referred to as commercial ice makers, and produce ice at an extremely fast rate. Some commercial ice makers can produce ice at a rate of 100 to 800 pounds per day, so these could be perfect for any restaurant or business.


Top 8 Best Commercial Ice Makers

Ice Maker NameIce Per DayType of Ice CubeRequires Filtered Water 
SPT IM-600US Ice Maker50 lbsCubedYes
EdgeStar Clear Ice Maker50 lbsCubed SheetsYes
Orien FS-55IM44 lbs3/4" Size CubeYes
Orien Clear Ice Maker260 lbsCubedYes
Manitowoc UD-0310A304 lbs7/8" Size CubeYes
Eurodib TB1405A308 lbsPellet IceYes
Ice-O-Matic Ice Maker238 lbsHalf or Full Size CubeYes
Maxx Ice MIM600700 lbsCubedYes

SPT IM-600US Ice Maker

SPT IM-600US Ice Maker

The SPT IM-600US is a great machine for people who value quality clear ice cubes, because it runs off of purified water. This is great for ice cubes, because they taste better, look better, and are free of unwanted bacteria. Another reason this commercial ice maker is liked so well is because, it produces 50 lbs of ice a day, and stores up to 25 lbs at once.


EdgeStar Clear Ice Maker

EdgeStar Clear Ice Maker

The EdgeStar Clear Ice Maker is very similar to the previous machine. It have the same production rate of 50 lbs and storage rate of 25 lbs as the previous machine. However, the machine’s quieter and produces nearly the same amount of ice. The machine has a very aesthetic stainless steal wrap, and even comes with digitalized controls.


Orien FS-55IM

Orien FS-55IM

The Orien FS-55IM is the highest quality ice maker that one could buy if they are looking for durability. If you don’t care about appearances or unimportant features, then this is the machine for you. The FS produces 44 lbs of ice per day and hold 25 lbs. It also comes with automatic overflow protection, so it knows when to stop making ice.


Orien Clear Ice Maker

Orien Clear Ice Maker

Orien also produces this machine for anyone requiring a massive amount of ice. This machine produces 260 lbs of ice a day, and stores up to 260 lbs at once. While this is an extreme amount of ice, it can only make one ice cube size.


Manitowoc UD-0310A

Manitowoc UD-0310A

The UD-0310A is Manitowoc’s most popular ice popular. It earned that title because it can produce over 300 lbs of ice a day! This makes this one of most powerful ice makers on the market right now. Free shipping is also offered if you buy now.


Eurodib TB1405A Ice Maker with Bin

Eurodib TB1405A Ice Maker with BinJust like the previous machine, the Eurodib TB1405A can produce over 300 lbs of ice per day. The different between this and most other commercial ice makers is that this machine make pellet style ice. While most commercial ice makers can only make square ice cubes, this only makes pellet ice.


Ice-O-Matic Ice Maker

Ice-O-Matic Ice Maker

While Ice-O-Matic typically specializes in home ice makers, they also have a few commercial machines like this one. This machine only has options for 1 type of ice cube. However, if you contact the manufacturer amazon buys from before you order they will let you choose between a full ice cube or half ice cube machine. Once you pick one you can’t ever switch to the other ice cube size, so be careful on your choice!


Maxx Ice MIM600

Maxx Ice MIM600

Finally, we have the MIM600 by Maxx Ice. This commercial ice maker produces up to 700 lbs of ice per day. Furthermore, the machine automatically cleans itself. This is widely regarded as the best commercial ice maker on the market right now.