The EPIA is a trade association representing manufacturers and distributors of packaged ice and manufacturers of ice making equipment, supplies and services. Founded in October 2008 this trade organization is ideal for any size company by providing information and resources that will help growth and profitability.
The purposes of this association are:
a) to promote the interests of companies engaged in the production or distribution of ice for public consumption or industrial or scientific use,
b) to fairly represent the interests of the ice industry to governmental agencies at the local, state and European levels,
c) to maintain communication and foster understanding between the ice industry and related industries,
d) to provide information and educational resources that will contribute to business development and economic progress within the ice industry,
e) to manage and promote quality and safety standards for packaged ice,
f) to promote cooperation and understanding between packaged ice companies across Europe
g) to promote the use of packaged ice across Europe. The association is not intended to make profits for itself.