Sustainable solid-state technology to its retail customers with deployment of Phononic Merchandising Refrigerators
Phononic announced its partnership with Pepsi Bottling Ventures, the largest privately-held bottler of Pepsi-Cola products in North America that manufactures, sells and distributes some of the world’s most recognized consumer brands.
The partnership will expand the current deployment of Phononic’s Merchandising Refrigerator with PBV customers that include big box retail chains and convenience stores, offering food retailers an innovative and sustainable alternative to compressor-based refrigeration.
Phononic is reimagining cooling and heating in ways never thought possible. Its breakthrough technology is transforming industries and creating new markets with innovative solid-state solutions that disrupt traditional models and ways of working.
Solid-State Cooling Technology
Phononic delivers a total cost of ownership value through sustainability, increased reliability and reduced maintenance costs of up to 70 percent. And with up to 30 percent higher capacity, Phononic refrigerators store more inventory, driving higher sales and lower replenishment trips, while delivering an unsurpassed sustainability footprint using just CO2 and water, which are cleaner and safer than any other widely-used refrigerants.
“We are thrilled to partner with Pepsi Bottling Ventures to give food retailers the innovative solid-state cooling technology they need to improve operating margins and maximize selling potential,” says Dana Krug, Vice President and General Manager, Food and Beverage, Phononic. “Phononic’s unrivaled solid-state cooling performance allows new placement opportunities that unlock new revenue streams and channels. As the food and beverage industry continues to be disrupted by innovations in checkout efficiency and in-store convenience, food retailers face a mounting challenge: to adapt their business to meet consumer demands, sustainability markers and technology upgrades, all while balancing their bottom line.”
“Phononic’s sustainable solid-state cooling technology is groundbreaking and furthers our goal of improving environmental sustainability throughout our entire organization and within the communities in which we operate,” said Randy Quirk, Vice President of Foodservice at PBV. “The Phononic Merchandising Refrigerator has been an incredible asset for our retail store customers. Each sustainable unit delivers compact and energy efficient utilization of merchandising floor space, uniform temperatures, and maintenance savings. Based on these features, our customers now have the freedom to rethink in-store layout and optimize refrigerator placement, creating incremental revenue opportunities.”