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self-service weighing and innovations for the fresh service counter.
Mettler-Toledo’s 800 Series of backroom wrapping and labeling solutions deliver high efficiency and productivity in a small, 20-square-foot
operational footprint. “The Impact and Evo lines of self-service and
touchscreen service counter scales offer superior functionality and accurate performance,” says Guy Dille, retail business area leader. Mettler-Toledo’s Ariva line of checkout solutions, adds Dille, focuses on speed,
accuracy and ease of integration to point-of-sale systems, delivering reliability where retailers need it most.
OUTFRONT CUSTOM BUILT
OutFront Custom Built manufactures
refrigerated and non-refrigerated merchandisers, hot and cold food bars,
grab-and-go and custom millwork.
Officials at Outfront Custom Built say
their goal at FMI Connect is to increase
retailers’ awareness of its products by
introducing them to its wide range of
indoor and outdoor merchandising solutions. Visitors to the company’s
booth can expect to see fresh and innovative food merchandising designs,
“At OutFront we utilize quality raw materials and source brand
name low maintenance components to offer you dependable and
serviceable merchandisers,” says Dave Fortini, sales manager of the
Buffalo, N. Y.-based company. According to Fortini, all processes are
completed in house using state-of-the-art computerized equipment
and manufacturing processes.
RICE LAKE WEIGHING SYSTEMS
Rice Lake Weighing Systems
has partnered with Ishida
and Dadaux to provide customer service, product innovation and more than 150 years of weighing industry experience to the U.S. retail market. Ishida is one of the
world’s largest providers of retail weighing solutions, from simple
price-computing scales and point-of-sale systems, to fully automatic
Distributed throughout the world, Dadaux commercial slicers and
grinders have earned a reputation as one of the best in the industry.
“Dadaux’s top-shelf design paired with Rice Lake’s renowned weighing expertise and customer service present the very best in Rice Lake
Retail Solutions food equipment,” says Sutherland.
Company officials are attending FMI Connect to show how they
can help retailers streamline their business processes. For instance,
Ishida’s latest retail innovation, the WM-Ai automatic wrapper
weighs, wraps and labels up to 35 packs per minute with two rolls of
film on one side. “Its features include taking up less floor space and
optimizing production flow,” says Sutherland. Other products the
company will be featuring at the show include the WM-Nano tabletop wrapper, Uni- 3, Uni- 5, Uni- 7 and Uni- 9 countertop scale as well
as the RS- 130 and RS-160 scale.
Southern Imperial is best known
as a provider of displays and fix-
tures for retail. Robb Northrup,
director of marketing communi-
cations for the Rockford, Ill.-based
company says its customers look to
them to find innovation in a wide
range of areas from display hooks
and extruded plastic label holders to full product displays and loss
prevention solutions. “Our newest products have been viewed in the
industry as truly revolutionary. They provide better product visibil-
ity, greatly reduce product loss and most of all, help retailers increase
sales across a wide range of product categories,” says Northrup.
Southern Imperial will be highlighting its latest solutions for