DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillphoenix, part of Dover Food Retail and Dover (NYSE: DOV) and a pioneer in designing environmentally sustainable refrigeration systems, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) GreenChill 2018-19 Store Certification Excellence (non-supermarket) award.
This award recognizes the manufacturer of commercial systems that has installed more advanced refrigeration systems in GreenChill-certified stores than any other partnering manufacturer in the past year. During this year, Hillphoenix systems were installed in over 85% of the GreenChill-certified stores. This is Hillphoenix's 8th successive GreenChill recognition since the program launched in 2007.
"We are proud to be a founding member of the EPA's GreenChill program and very appreciative of the recognition of Hillphoenix's continuous efforts to advance sustainable technologies in partnership with customers on best practices," said Scott Martin, Director of Business Development and Industry Relations for Hillphoenix. Martin accepted the award for the company at the Food Marketing Institute Energy & Store Development Conference in Dallas, TX.
"Hillphoenix continues to demonstrate notable environmental leadership through their design and installation of a variety of advanced refrigeration systems for many food retail companies," said Tom Land, Manager of the EPA's GreenChill program. "Hillphoenix should be proud of their valuable contributions to the adoption of environmentally friendly refrigeration.
Hillphoenix has a consistent record of advancing sustainable refrigeration:
- In the mid-1990s, the company introduced Second Nature Systems, one of the first cooling technologies to reduce global-warming emissions.
- Thousands of Second Nature Systems have shipped by Hillphoenix utilizing Low Global Warming Potential and Natural Refrigerant solutions.
About the GreenChill Partnership:
The EPA's GreenChill Partnership works with supermarkets to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their environmental impacts. The partnership helps supermarkets move to environmentally friendlier refrigerants; reduce harmful refrigerant emissions; and adopt greener refrigeration technologies and best practices. About 11,000 GreenChill Partner stores operate in the U.S. Learn more at epa.gov/greenchill.
About Dover Food Retail:
Dover Food Retail, part of Dover Corporation with headquarters in Conyers, Georgia, is the partner to customers seeking to create unique food experiences. Employing the capabilities of our industry-leading brands, Anthony and Hillphoenix, we are able to provide insight and a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions that enables our customers to sell more food, more profitably. Our ability to evolve with the ever-changing market demands is driven by our passion for understanding our customers' business and providing them with the best quality products and services they need to succeed both today and in the future. Our focused, forward-thinking approach, combined with the strength of our brands, sets the stage for streamlined product development, a broader product portfolio, and cutting-edge technology resulting in redefining what is possible for customers in the food retail value chain.
About Hillphoenix and Anthony:
Hillphoenix branded products and services deliver advanced design and manufacturing of commercial refrigerated display cases and specialty products along with commercial and industrial refrigeration systems and integrated power distribution systems. Training, design, energy and aftermarket services are available through the Hillphoenix Learning and Design Centers and The AMS Group. Anthony branded products deliver innovative design and manufacturing of merchandising solutions in glass doors, lighting systems and display equipment for use in commercial refrigeration display systems. For more information visit hillphoenix.com, anthonyintl.com, or call (800) 283-1109.
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through three operating segments: Engineered Systems, Fluids and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com.