Monthly Archives: May 2014

Great Lakes Ice Coverage – Winter 2014

This winter, Howe Corporation staff not only experienced the third snowiest January on record, but also witnessed the record-breaking ice coverage of nearby Lake Michigan. The overall average of ice coverage on the Great Lakes this winter was 92 percent, … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Ice

Using ice to cool drinks dates back to the ancient Egyptians, Athenians, and Mesopotamians who put ice or snow into their wine or water. The Roman emperor Nero placed ice around his wine glass to cool it, preferring not to … Continue reading

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Supplying Flake Ice to Zoos and Aquariums

Howe is proud to announce that we are now a commercial member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a global organization committed to providing excellent care for thousands of species. Flake ice helps zoos and aquariums provide an … Continue reading

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