Ice Make Refrigeration Limited (Ice Make), one of the leading manufacturer & supplier of cooling solutions equipment, has received a revision in rating from BBB Minus (Triple B Minus) to BBB Plus (Triple B Plus) from CARE Ratings. The revised rating indicates stable and positive business outlook of the company.
Care Ratings in its report said “The revision in ratings for Ice Make Refrigeration Limited factors in the healthy growth in its total operating income (TOI) during FY17, improvement in its operating profitability and debt coverage indicators. The revision also factors in the sizeable fund raised by Ice Make through its IPO (concluded in November 2017), the proceeds of which are expected to be utilized by Ice Make for its capex and working capital requirements, without resorting to major additional debt in the medium term. The ratings continue to derive strength from long standing experience of promoters into refrigeration equipment manufacturing industry coupled with its established clientele and comfortable liquidity position of the company which was aided by the funds raised through its IPO”
Mr Chandrakant P. Patel, CMD, Ice Make Refrigeration Limited said “Ice Make has grown to become one of the leading player in its industry space, preferred and trusted manufacturer and provider of Cooling Solutions to a diversified set of customers in the country. We are happy to receive Triple B Plus rating post the successful listing of Ice Make on NSE Emerge. Our Backward integration work and setting up of coil manufacturing plant at Dantali to improve production efficiencies are expected to complete on schedule. We are confident of achieving sustainable business growth by continuous value creation, hard work & innovation, which will further improve our financials and rating”
ICE MAKE REFRIGERATION LIMITED has been successfully satisfying the needs of its customers, from production to after-sales service, since 1993.The Company is engaged in the business of providing customized cooling solutions to diverse set of clients across wide range of industries by manufacturing and supply of high quality refrigeration products & equipment’s. ICE Make was listed on NSE Emerge on December 8, 2017. The Company attracted record SME IPO subscription of over 260 Times, worth over 6000 Crore. The Company operates under four key business verticals including Cold Room, Commercial Refrigeration, Industrial Refrigeration & Transport Refrigeration and caters to wide range of Industries including Diary, Ice-cream, food processing, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, Cold Chain, Logistics, hospitals, Hospitality and retail among others. The Company received several awards and accolades including Indian Leadership Award for Industrial Development in 2011, Best Medium Enterprise (Manufacturing) & Skoch Award in 2014 and India SME 100 Award in 2017.
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