Jacksonville's manufacturing scene is a Florida anomaly. Jacksonville is home to several manufacturers making products that one may not expect to find in the area. Here's a few.
7. Ice man – Icehouse
The Ice Man was created by David Bryant in 1987. The company is locally owned and operated, and produces about 150 tons of ice a day. The company has a simple goal in mind—to keep you, and your drinks, cool. Ice Man offers delivery and emergency ice services, as well as snow blowing. The company’s “snow” services include snow blowing for parties and events, as well as snow slides that measure 40ft in length.
The Ice Man make ice bags up to 50 lbs, as well as 300 Ibs ice blocks for carving and sculpting.
The Ice Man is located at 5849 Commonwealth Ave.
Article by Kristen Pickrell.