Liebherr Shortlisted for Two 2020 RAC Cooling Industry Awards
October 26 – Liebherr Appliances has made it to the shortlist of the RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2020 with two innovative entries including ultra-low energy plug in supermarket chest freezers for Refrigeration Product of the Year and full length glass door multideck freezers in the Innovation of the Year category.
The freezers in both ranges are plug in with integral systems and they utilise environmentally friendly hydrocarbon refrigerants. They are suitable for food retailers, convenience stores and supermarkets. The chest freezers are also suitable for the wholesale and cash & carry markets.
Talking about being shortlisted for the awards Stephen Ongley, national sales manager for Liebherr GB’s Business & Industry Appliance Division, said, “We are really proud to have been shortlisted for the respected RAC Awards virtual ceremony that will be held on December 9th for two really exciting freezer ranges.
“There is the new concept Multideck FGD plug in freezer that we feel has caught the eye of the RAC Awards judges for its obvious build quality, full length glass doors for great impact with consumers seeing food products face-to-face, excellent energy saving features and above all its ability to be located in areas where space is limited and siting refrigeration cooling plant is often ruled out.
“Add to this the highly energy efficient range of SGT freezers for food retailers and wholesalers going forward as a potential product of the year in the RAC Awards and we believe that Liebherr is breaking new ground in these markets. Both ranges feature full connectivity providing data on temperature and energy performance along with key component performance data. LED lighting and seamless white interiors enhance sales, speed up cleaning and promote excellent hygiene standards. Indeed, the Freezer Top SFT 1223 and SGTs 1072 Chest Freezer in the range have both already won accolades from the prestigious 2019 Reddot design and innovation awards.”
Several of the UK’s leading multiple retailers and convenience store groups are already looking at and trialling the latest plug in refrigeration options that Liebherr has to offer.
About Liebherr-Hausgeräte GmbH
Liebherr-Hausgeräte GmbH is one of eleven divisional controlling companies of the Liebherr Group. The Domestic Appliances division employs more than 6,200 staff and develops and produces a wide range of high-quality fridges and freezers for the household and commercial sectors at its headquarters in Ochsenhausen (Germany) and in Lienz (Austria), Marica (Bulgaria), Kluang (Malaysia) and Aurangabad (India).
About the Liebherr Group
The Liebherr Group is a family-owned technology company with a broad and diverse range of products. The company is one of the biggest manufacturers of construction equipment in the world, but also offers high-quality, user-oriented products and services in many other areas. Today, the corporate group comprises over 140 companies on all continents and employs more than 48,000 staff, and in 2019 generated consolidated total sales of over € 11.7 billion. Since it was established in 1949 in Kirchdorf an der Iller in southern Germany, Liebherr’s goal has been to win over its customers with sophisticated solutions and contributing to technological progress.