Reddy Ice

Reddy Ice Holdings, Inc. is the largest packaged ice manufacturer in the United States, serving approximately 82,000 customer locations under the Reddy Ice brand name.

It was originally a division of the Southland Corporation, who sold it off to what would become Suiza Foods in 1988. It was sold to private investors in 2000 and went public in 2005.

The company declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy on April 5, 2012, in Dallas citing $434 million in assets against $531 million liabilities. According to a prepackaged bankruptcy plan backed by Centerbridge Partners the company would merge Arctic Glacier which is also in bankruptcy with Centerbridge forgiving the debt in exchange for an ownership position in the new company.


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