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05.09.2016, Mainz, Germany

SCHOTT presents innovative door range for chillers at Chillventa 2016

Qualitative differentiation in the food retail industry created by the improved visibility of product presentation with transparent doors.
In order to remain competitive, the food retail industry must win over its customers both with their product range and how it is presented. New shop fitting concepts designed to evoke emotions since customers will mainly shop where they feel good.   Consumers are spoilt for choice with the huge numbers of supermarkets, including online. Transparency is highly important in shop fitting as it creates a better product display and thus establishes good customer visibility. Frameless doors for semi-vertical chillers help in the implementation of the new shop fitting concept.

In this regard, SCHOTT offers a wide range of swing, sliding and automatic doors for chillers, which provides the food retail industry with a differentiating product presentation concept.  At this year's Chillventa in Nuremberg, Germany the innovation leader SCHOTT is presenting three new door designs, all of which allow improved visibility of products and give the customer a convenient shopping experience.
Innovations at the refrigerated counter

For example, SCHOTT Termofrost® Smart Access is a touchless automatic door opening system. This hygienic and space saving solution as well as the system - SCHOTT Termofrost® Smart Look offer 100% transparency and therefore unrestricted product visibility with their frameless design. This is fresher and clearer for customers, retailers can stand out from the competition with improved orientation at the point of sale and create an innovative shopping experience for their customers. SCHOTT also offers transparency for half-height chillers: The SVD sliding door range is available both in curved and flat glass panels and their low height facilitates in-store orientation. A ball-bearing roller ensures gentle opening and closing. All models are functional elements for simple stocking and cleaning.

Live demonstration of door range for chillers at Chillventa

"Chillventa is very important for SCHOTT because it gives us the opportunity to present our new products live and we can interact directly with chiller manufacturers concerning current industry trends and challenges," says Dietmar Nilles, Head of Sales D/A/CH/NL Food Display at SCHOTT. SCHOTT has been a reliable partner for chiller manufacturers for many years: "Regardless of the shop fitting concept, we offer the appropriate solutions and always have our eye on upcoming trends. The food retail industry will benefit from our solutions. Closed refrigerated cabinets ultimately have a positive effect on the indoor climate, and with our new transparent doors, the retailer can also create a distinctive shop design."

Visit SCHOTT at Chillventa in Nuremberg, Germany at stand 9-523 in Hall 9, from 11 to 13 October 2016 and learn more about new chiller designs from our SCHOTT experts. You will also find further information on our website at

SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharmaceutical, electronics, optics, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The group maintains a global presence with production sites and sales offices in 35 countries. With its workforce of approximately 15,000 employees, sales of 1.93 billion euros were generated in fiscal year 2014/2015. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.

Termofrost® is a registered trademark of SCHOTT AG.
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