NASHVILLE, December 16, 2021 – Automatic Merchandiser has recognized Everest Ice and Water Systems as one of the hottest and fastest-growing companies in the 2021 Pros to Know Awards. The honorees include 22 individuals and 10 teams designated as “leaders, innovators, and optimists” in their respective industries and communities.
“Everest is proud to be recognized for our hard work and resilience,” says Gilbert Ramirez Jr., Marketing Manager at Everest. “These have been challenging and unique times, but our team is dedicated to the flexibility, innovation, and persistence it takes to not only meet but exceed our goals.”
Everest has grown astronomically within the last year. Not only did they more than double their workforce, which they intend to do again in 2022, but they doubled their office space as well. Everest also leads the industry online, increasing our online presence by more than 1,000% through expansion into new social media spaces and generating more in-house content to increase brand awareness, sales, and market share. They also ranked No. 2024 on the Inc. 5000 list of the country’s fastest-growing companies for 2021.
The 50-year-old trade publication Automatic Merchandiser and its online sister outlet, VendingMarketWatch.com, are both owned by Endeavor Business Media LLC. This is the eighth year for the prestigious awards program in which readers nominated individuals and teams that have overcome the challenges of the last several months and seen impressive growth. Automatic Merchandiser, the leading print publication for news in the convenience services industry, profiled each 2021 honoree in its December issue.
You can see the full list of the 2021 honorees here: https://www.vendingmarketwatch.com/awards/news/21250504/automatic-merchandiser-recognizes-2021s-pros-to-know-in-december-issue
About Everest Ice and Water Systems
Manufacturing equipment with a focus on innovating the industry since 2008, Everest Ice and Water Systems have engineered the most revolutionary ice and water vending machine on the market. Their patented VersaVend one-moving-part dispensing system leads to less maintenance, higher efficiency, and more than 7 million jam-free vends around the world – and counting. At Everest, their motto is “Always Climbing” because they work hard to enrich people’s lives and ensure their machine owners can