Euroshop 2014: New glass door systems from SCHOTT present chilled products more appealing and save up to 60 percent energy

New glass door systems from SCHOTT Termofrost® meet the needs of food retailers by enabling products to be displayed in an attractive manner inside coolers, and significantly reduce electricity costs.

The company will be unveiling new new glass door systems at the Euroshop trade exhibition (Düsseldorf, February 16-20, 2014, Booth 17/D02): SCHOTT Termofrost® AGD 3 offers a perfect view of food products, thanks to its slim design, and still exhibits the necessary stability.In addition, the glass expert will also be presenting an improved version of its sliding door system SCHOTT Termofrost® SDS 2. Here, too, presentation of products has been enhanced by using a larger display area. Both systems can reduce energy consumption by up to 60 percent energy compared with open refrigeration cabinets.

The new glass door system SCHOTT Termofrost® AGD 3 guarantees a perfect view of products thanks to its slim design. Open refrigeration units can now be subsequently retrofitted to save up to 60% of the energy costs.

SCHOTT Termofrost® AGD 3 is also quite attractive in terms of its appearance thanks to its elegant design. Retailers can present milk products, meats and beverages in an appealing manner so that they are easily visible to customers. Among other applications, this system is ideally suited for retrofit projects in which grocery stores decide to have their existing cooling counters equipped with doors. Subsequent installation is easy because SCHOTT already pre-mounts the frame that holds the doors prior to delivery. The new system is particularly well-suited for saving energy by closing open refrigeration units with glass door systems.

The space-saving sliding door system SCHOTT Termofrost® SDS 2 represents an ideal solution for smaller grocery stores. SCHOTT will also be presenting an optimized version of this product family at Euroshop. The new design of the bottom frame profile makes cleaning easier because it doesn’t have a sliding rail. Furthermore, an integrated damper system allows for soft opening and closing. This system also ensures good visibility and attractive presentation of products by using larger glass surfaces and slimmer profiles.

The space-saving sliding door system SCHOTT Termofrost® SDS 2 is easy to keep clean thanks to its plane bottom profile.

Top performance with SCHOTT Termofrost®

With its self-closing, condensation-free door systems, SCHOTT helps the food retail industry to present foods more appealing and thus trigger the customer’s decision to buy. These closed refrigerator systems also offer three advantages in terms of the room climate: The products are kept cool while the customer is enjoying a comfortable room temperature. At the same time, energy costs are kept relatively low.

The door and frame systems from SCHOTT Termofrost® consist of single, double, or triple insulating glass and are ideally suited for refrigerated products up to +2°C and deep-freeze products down to -25°C. Tempered safety glass that stands up to everyday use in a supermarket is used here. These products also come in various sizes and designs to cover the many different areas of application in food retail. Customized manufacturing is also possible in order to meet individual needs.


SCHOTT is an international technology group with more than 125 years of experience in the areas of specialty glasses and materials and advanced technologies. SCHOTT ranks number one in the world with many of its products. Its core markets are the household appliance, solar power, pharmaceuticals, electronics, optics, transportation and architecture industries. The company is strongly committed to contributing to its customers’ success and making SCHOTT an important part of people’s lives with high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is committed to managing its business in a sustainable manner and supporting its employees, society and the environment. The SCHOTT Group maintains close proximity to its customers with manufacturing and sales units in 35 countries. Its workforce of around 16,000 employees generated worldwide sales of approximately 2 billion euros for the 2011/2012 fiscal year. SCHOTT AG, with its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation.

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Date: 14 February 2014

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