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25.01.2017, Mainz, Germany

SCHOTT presents highly transparent door variety for refrigerated cabinets at EuroShop 2017

Best visibility for product presentation and fast amortization are key decision factors for food retailers for closing open refrigerated display cases
New door solutions for refrigerated cabinets from SCHOTT offer best visibility for product presentation and allow for retrofitting into existing refrigerated display cases. The closing of open cabinets becomes more and more attractive to retailers, especially as the return on investment (ROI) of closing open cabinets is approximately 2.5 years. Retailers benefit from 30 to 65% energy savings and stand out at the Point of Sale (PoS) with an appealing merchandise presentation. 

Refrigerated cabinets are the largest consumer of power in a supermarket, which is increasingly leading shop owners to close them in1. The latest generation of cooling doors for cabinets not only save energy costs by keeping the cold inside but also offer the visibility of open cabinets. This is especially important as bigger supermarkets are booming, leading to an constantly increasing amount of retail space for cooled and frozen food products2. Today, larger supermarkets average already 50 meters of refrigerated cabinets and an additional 40 meters of frozen food cabinets in store3

Subsidized closed refrigerated cabinets
Closing refrigerated cabinets is a future-oriented investment towards improved sustainability and better cost control in the supermarkets. The topic is relevant to many countries including France which actively subsidizes this step as only around 30 percent of refrigerated cabinets are closed. The same (33 percent) applies to UK-based small convenience stores. The number of closed cabinets among more traditional supermarket concepts in the UK and other countries is even lower.

For food retailers who want to be ahead of the game, SCHOTT offers a wide range of swing, sliding and automatic doors for refrigerated cabinets. At this year's EuroShop in Düsseldorf, Germany, SCHOTT is presenting various new door designs, all of which allow highly improved visibility of products and give the customer a stimulating shopping experience.

The perfect fit
At EuroShop, SCHOTT will showcase products such as the SCHOTT Termofrost® Smart Access: a pioneering cooling door system which allows for best visibility and touchless opening. The exhibited SCHOTT Termofrost® T.AGD 3 swing and T.SDS 2 sliding doors are suitable for newly installed refrigerated cabinets, as well as for the retrofitting of existing cabinets. With the SVD sliding door range, SCHOTT also offers transparency for half-height chillers, available both in curved and flat glass panels. With these innovative cooling door solutions, retailers can stand out from the competition with improved orientation at PoS and create an innovative shopping experience for their customers.
Retail solutions at its best
"EuroShop is the most important trade show to us. The fair gives us the possibility to present our portfolio to a broad international audience and we are able to interact directly with cabinet manufacturers and retailers 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 the food retail industry for decades and, regardless of the shop fitting concept, we offer the appropriate solutions and always have our eye on upcoming trends."

Visit SCHOTT at EuroShop in Düsseldorf, Germany, at stand C60 in Hall 17, from 5-9 March 2017 and learn more about new cooling door designs from our SCHOTT experts. You will also find further information on our website at


Termofrost® is a registered trademark of SCHOTT AG.

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, pharma, electronics, optics, life sciences, 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 34 countries. With its workforce of approximately 15,000 employees, sales of $2.21 billion were generated in fiscal year 2015/2016.
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