U-Line Celebrates 60 Years of Innovation

January 04, 2022

U-Line, America's leader in undercounter refrigeration & ice makers, celebrates its 60th year in 2022. From humble beginnings of a single product, U-Line progressed through 3 generations of family leadership before becoming part of the Middleby family of brands in 2014.

Since the introduction of America’s first residential undercounter ice maker to the market in 1962, U-Line has claimed many industry firsts and patents, including the first home undercounter wine refrigerator.

From the beginning, U-Line has maintained and grown our operations in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. “60 years is a big milestone for U-Line,” said U-Line President Andy Doberstein. “As many companies have decided to relocate outside the US, we’re proud of our history here, and we’re glad to continue to call Milwaukee home,” added Doberstein.

U-Line has continued to evolve and has recently launched a number of new products, including a line of adjustable Nugget Ice Machines and the 5 Class Collection featuring stainless steel inside and out, strengthening their position in the home appliance industry. Additionally, U-Line recently launched a growing line of products designed specifically for restaurants, bars, and hospitality, branded U-Line Commercial - capitalizing on Middleby’s strength in this sector.

We want to thank our customers, employees, distributors, dealers, suppliers, and the Milwaukee community for supporting us over the years. We look forward to the next 60!