Two Industry Leaders Unite:
Zamboni Company Acquires Jet Ice Limited
For decades, Zamboni and Jet Ice have worked closely together, collaborating on industry events and education seminars to foster the development of best practices supporting the continued growth of the ice arena business. Today, the companies are announcing the acquisition of Jet Ice by the Zamboni Company. The Jet Ice team will continue to manage its operations and support customers
through its current distribution network from its Bradford, Ontario corporate headquarters and Saskatchewan distribution facility.
Since its founding in 1979 by Doug Moore, then the Chief Engineer of Maple Leaf Gardens, Jet Ice has brought continuous innovation to the ice making process. Its range of products and services includes ice paints, ice painting services and products, custom in-ice logos, and water treatment systems. In 1996, Doug’s daughter Deborah Wilcock stepped in as his successor, and she has continued to build upon Doug’s vision, while successfully growing the company.
Jet Ice is respected by elite ice technicians and ice sports associations for their commitment to training and providing service and support to facilities of all sizes. The company’s reputation for high quality products and exceptional service has earned the loyalty of premier ice sports groups including the National Hockey League, Hockey Canada, Curling Canada, USA Curling, World Curling and the Winter Olympic Games.
As the industry leader in ice resurfacing machines and related equipment, the Zamboni Company celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2024. Continuing its tradition of innovation, the company introduced the first IoT system for ice resurfacers; produced the first OEM lithium-ion powered models of ice resurfacers; and most recently, introduced the Model ZX5 with a long list of features to ensure better ice quality and enhanced operator and service functionality.
The unification of Jet Ice and Zamboni combines the company that “Brings Ice to Life” with the world’s leading manufacturer of ice resurfacing products, benefiting arena owners and operators with a collective 120 years of industry leadership.