Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel chain, has chosen Scotsman Ice Systems as its 2012 Supplier of the Year, for its exemplary customer service and quality ice machines. Auntie Anne’s will present the award to Scotsman on June 3 during a celebration dinner.

“We are so pleased to recognize Scotsman Ice Systems as the 2012 Supplier of the Year,” says Dale Smucker, vice president of purchasing and distribution for Auntie Anne’s. “Scotsman has always been incredibly responsive to the needs of our stores and our customers. In 2012, Scotsman brought the Nug Truck from the company’s Luv the Nug initiative to our 17th Annual Auntie Anne’s C.A.R.E.S. Charity Golf Tournament, benefitting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, as well as two local charities.”

Scotsman is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of ice systems, with more than 300 models of ice machines, storage bins, and ice and water dispensers. In 2013 and 2012, Scotsman earned the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award, and in 2011, Scotsman was the recipient of the ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Energy-Efficient Product Design. Offering more than 35 ENERGY STAR qualified models, Scotsman Prodigy technology reduces energy and water consumption.

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