Freeport ice maker hopes to be back in business soon

By YOURI KEMP

CROWN Ice and Refrigeration in Freeport, a subsidiary of Northwestern Manufacturing, has announced that the company is still unable to open for business post-Hurricane Dorian.

However the company hopes to be back in business as soon as possible.

In a statement sent to Tribune Business, a company official said: "The management and staff of Sunny Isles and Crown Ice were devastated to see the destruction that our beautiful island endured last month.

"Due to the substantial damage sustained at our businesses, we regret to inform you that we are unable to produce our products. We went to great measures to make sure that we were fully stocked and ready to serve our customers as soon as the storm passed, but we could never have prepared for the destruction that Hurricane Dorian brought to our doors.

"We have been cleaning, and sorting out our buildings as well as working with our suppliers to order new equipment which we hope will have us back in business as soon as possible. We have been very appreciate of your business over the years and ask for your patience as we work to rebuild and restore, we will keep you updated as we progress.

"Our prayers and commitment to Grand Bahama people will continue."