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 How to Deal with Everyday

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H  ow C-Stores Are Coping with the Daily Challenges of COVID-19

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S  tress and Worry Rise for Small Business Owners, Particularly Women

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Z  oom Fatigue is Real: Here’s Why You’re Feeling It and What You Can Do About it

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We Were At the Forefront of It All Industry veterans remember the Montreal Protocol, all the way back in 1987. It identified chlorofluorocarbons – CFCs – as a primary contributor to the loss of atmospheric ozone, which loss increased the amount of ultraviolet light hitting the earth, causing warming and hazard to humans. Current science believes that the Antarctic ozone levels will return to 1980 levels by 2070 at the latest, 83 years after the agreement’s inception. The Montreal Protocol is why you can’t buy new R-12, why R-22 is phased out and R-134 is expensive. Most of you use ammonia in your plant, which is less expensive and more efficient, but you have hundreds or more than a thousand merchandisers in the field which use a synthetic refrigerant. So we see identification of an issue, broad acceptance on the issue, action on the issue, and then results. Wait, strike that last one. Few people reading this will see results. That’s 50 years from now, and I can’t really expect to live that long. Fast forward from 1987 to 2035, when California proposes to ban internal combustion engine (by coincidence, abbreviated ICE) vehicles. The few of you whose companies were around in the golden age of the iceman, before the depression and World War II, probably had some horse drawn wagons. They didn’t get replaced until it was cost effective to switch to trucks. Never mind that plausible alternatives to ICE don’t exist. There is not an electric truck today capable of hauling a loaded 24 foot reefer body. I guess we’ll switch to cold plates too, unless nobody remembers the reefer units run diesel as well. The current state of the art in electric vehicles, the Tesla Model S, has book values of 5 seats (estimate 1,000 lbs capacity), curb weight 4,900 lbs, range of +-400 miles, and costs $79,900. Your truck’s GVW is a minimum of 12,500 lbs, 2 ½ Teslas. It just goes up from there. It’s not fair to say that it costs $13.54 per pound to increase Tesla capacity, it will be lower than that. But it won’t be cheap.

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The electricity involved in charging will be just a fraction of the equivalent mileage in diesel fuel. That electricity has to come from somewhere. Even with every flat upward facing surface covered in solar panels and wind generators so close the blades nearly collide, there won’t be enough juice to run everyone’s air conditioner AND charge an entire city fleet of cars and trucks daily. It will have to come from a carbon based fuel, or nuclear. Solar and wind get more efficient every day, but the gap is too huge. Carbon offsets for carbon neutrality are an entirely different subject. No amount of tree planting will forgive your sins of gasoline engines or air conditioning. It still happened, you know it, the atmosphere knows it, everybody knows it. You just get to pretend it didn’t happen because somebody promises you they’ll plant a tree. Banning ICE vehicles is a great idea, in theory. Everybody will have incentive to move to a less carbon intensive means of transportation. In fifteen years. Reportedly, there were horse drawn milk routes in New York as late as 1945, so it took a while to transition. So it will with us, but in the case of the horse there was an expensive to buy but ultimately more efficient means already available. We understand that electric vehicles will have a high front end cost but far lower operating cost. We need to haul 24,000 lbs. Can we see one that will work for that? Even more than the Montreal Protocol, none of us will live to see how much difference all this makes. California had fires 1,000 years ago. The earth got warmer and colder 10,000 years ago. We know this historically happens. How much we have contributed can perhaps never be measured. For humans to make progress we have to have alternatives. The wheel beat walking. Cars beat horses. Air conditioning beat fans. Electric vehicles may yet beat gas and diesel, but it will be hard to give up the one if the other isn’t available.

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WORK CHALLENGES

How to Deal with Everyday Challenges

Gracefully

By Homaira Kabir

There are countless daily challenges in life that drain us of energy and make us react in ways that we dislike or regret. Being caught in traffic can make us go into a rage, receiving a snide comment or being unappreciated can make us ruminate and sulk endlessly, and receiving negative feedback can sometimes throw us into a downward spiral of catastrophizing. At the deepest level, unknown to us, we’re acting out of subconscious fears that are a part of our genetic baggage. And although these fears served us well in the open savannahs where the possibility of being attacked by a saber-toothed tiger was very real, they prevent us from showing up fully in the world today. This is because most of our fears are psychological, based around a sense of self that is largely a construct of our own minds. Yet, the mental maps we build to make sense of our world include other people. No wonder then that rejection, unacceptance and disapproval lie at the core of our fears — they literally shake our self-concept. We react to these threats by creating walls around our ego that protect and defend ourselves. However, this only alienates us further and creates an unfortunate vicious cycle. What if, instead, we were able to reach out to others and increase our engagement with the world? We’d be able to overcome daily challenges by strengthening our mind-maps, not tearing them down. There is no doubt that when we’re in the throes of negativity, this is no easy feat. Negative emotions hijack our mental capacities and drain us of energy. Ironically enough, even the willpower we use to refrain from behaving in ways that may lead to guilt and remorse, can leave us exhausted. The good news is that positive psychology has provided us with scientifically proven ways to intervene effectively and rise to the occasion with grace, increasing our connection with ourselves, others and the world, and fueling our lives with the energy to live fully and happily.

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Here are 5 strategies to try right now. GROUND YOURSELF — When angry or upset, our hearts race, our blood pumps fast and our breath becomes quick and shallow.

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To calm this fight-or-flight response, we need to connect to our breath and stabilize it by breathing slowly and deeply. In his fascinating new book, The Self Comes To Mind neuroscientist Antonio Damasio talks of the inner world as the lens through which we see the outer world. When our own inner world is in turmoil, our perception changes and our fears can blow out of proportion. THINK OF YOUR IDEAL SELF — In each of us, there lies a yearning to live up to our highest possible version. In The Happiness Hypothesis, psychologist Jonathan Haidt writes about a moral dimension that we as humans aspire towards. When we react in ways that are contrary to this desire, we create a gulf where guilt, stress and disappointment can breed, affecting the pursuit of what we truly want in life.

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APPRECIATE THE GOODNESS IN OTHERS — It is easier to forgive others and let go of grudges if we believe that they have inner strengths that are valuable and worthy of appreciation. Strengths spotting is a great positive psychology exercise that enables us to do so. So does the realization that human goodness is innate, and can be harnessed in the interactions we have with others. When we help others connect to their goodness by believing in it, we also strengthen our own virtues.

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OPEN UP TO THE WORLD — Once we have calmed down the immediate urge to react, the best way to keep ourselves from mulling over the experience is by stepping out of our own little worlds. By giving to others with empathy and compassion and by belonging to something larger than the self, we satisfy a very real human need for connection.

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Our fears have been an essential part of our evolutionary trajectory. They have ensured that we survive long enough to pass on our (fearful!) genes to future generations. However, somewhere along the journey, we have also acquired the need to connect with others, and to make a difference to the world. It is in answering this need that we can respond gracefully to daily challenges. RM

Homaira Kabir is a Women’s Leadership Coach, a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and a Positive Psychology Practitioner, whose work expands the breadth of the human experience. She empowers women to become leaders of their own selves in order to become leaders in relationships, at work and in life. You can read more about her work at homairakabir.com

EMBODY GRACE — The research on embodiment over the past few decades has placed the body as central to our everyday experiences. Our physical responses are in reaction to our reality – but they can also construct our reality. When we embody the grace with which we wish to rise to the experience, through our gestures, our posture, our tone and our expressions, we make it easier for ourselves to think, feel and behave in ways that are in line with our best possible selves.

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WORK CHALLENGES

How C-stores Are Coping With the Daily Challenges of COVID-19

stores are taking the pandemic seriously. The company has given a month of free fuel to its district managers who need to travel, and up to $250 in nontaxable store credit to all employees to help them get food and other supplies for their families. This is particularly helpful given the rural location of many of its stores, says Trkla.

By Angela Hanson

The whole world is coping with uncertainty and change as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The U.S. convenience store industry is not exempt, forcing retailers to adapt rapidly to the new reality. Among the steps retailers have taken to date are: intensifying their cleaning routines; enforcing social distancing through the use of drive-thrus, contactless payment and curbside pickup; and rewarding and protecting frontline employees to the best of their ability. “We feel privileged to be able to serve our community during this time of uncertainty,” said Natalie Morhous, president of Atlanta-based RaceTrac Petroleum, which operates more than 700 c-stores across the South. At RaceTrac, upper leadership is staying in much closer contact with store teams than during typical operations. Specific actions the retailer has taken include: • Increasing employee pay in the form of a higher hourly rate, or bonuses for salaried employees; • R  olling out a COVID-19 specific leave policy that goes above and beyond existing sick leave or other paid time off; • O  ffering telemedicine to employees, whether or not they participate in RaceTrac’s health care plan; • Enhanced cleaning inside the stores; • Closing stores nightly for sanitation; • T  emporarily discontinuing certain offers, such as grab-and-go pizza bars; and • Offering the use of Night Pay Boxes to allow customers to make purchases without entering the store.

Overall, RaceTrac has received positive feedback on its actions and is seeing high morale among employees, according to Morhous. Customers are also thankful that RaceTrac stores are still open, as they want to live their lives as normally as possible. “Our goal is to be able to support them in that process,” she said. One positive aspect of the crisis, Morhous noted, is that frontline employees are getting the level of appreciation they deserve — possibly for the first time. The most important thing c-stores can do right now is take care of their people, which includes employees, customers, and the people in their communities, advised Tom Trkla, CEO of Des Moines,Iowa-based Yesway and the recently acquired Clovis, N.M.-based Allsup’s. Trying to remove the fear of unemployment among employees who need their jobs and are worried about losing them is also important, he said. “You go home, you get paid, don’t worry about it,” Trkla said of the company’s policy for employees should they show symptoms of illness. His advice for fellow c-store operators is to “have a visual presence” when it comes to cleaning. At Yesway and Allsup’s stores, the “constant cleaning throughout the entire day” is not just important for safety reasons, but also because doing it in clear view of customers helps them trust that the

On the corporate level, all offices are now working remotely. The small minority of employees who must go into the office have staggered shifts. The bottom line is that people come first, said Trkla. One of the greatest challenges of COVID-19 is that it is not an external, physical hazard such as a hurricane or a power outage that a business might have already planned for, explained Roy Strasburger, president of StrasGlobal, a privately held retail consulting, operations and management provider serving the small-format retail industry. “We found out we weren’t ready, just like everyone else,” he said. In early March, StrasGlobal gathered as a group to put together contingency plans, which largely consist of three points: 1) Employee and customer safety; 2) Communications; and How to help with outreach toward communities. 3) As the pandemic continues, retailers need actionable plans they can follow or get ideas from, rather than one-off solutions, Strasburger said. To that end, StrasGlobal created a COVID-19 Response Plan and has made it available as a free downloadable PDF on the company’s website. Ultimately, the c-store industry will get through this crisis by sharing information and best practices, according to the webinar speakers. Instead of competing with one another, retailers are competing with the virus, they said. RM

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The Future is Here

The industry’s engineering leader, Polar Temp, is ahead of the curve as we enter the new decade. 2020 will have its own special challenges, but also successes, with a clear vision and path forward for our customers. We all know that a clean environment is good business, making some important decisions easy to make. With that in mind, and after much preparation, Polar Temp began this year manufacturing with refrigerant R448A. Simply put, but with much significance, this refrigerant reduces the potential for global warming by almost two thirds, 64.635% to be exact. Polar Temp uses Ecomate® foam-in-place insulation. Ecomate® insulation is EPA approved, has no ozone depletion potential, no Global Warming Potential, is environmentally friendly and thermally efficient.

In Stock and Ready to Ship! With R448A as Polar Temp’s standard merchandiser refrigerant, we are prepared with in-stock availability, and so are our customers, as we meet all current and projected EPA rulings in all fifty states and comply with the twenty-five state (and growing) Climate Alliance States, for now and into the foreseeable future. Many times, managing change and being prepared for those changes is the most daunting part of running any business. Be assured that Polar Temp is ahead of the curve, with the most important thing to us, your business.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why R448A? R448A is the least cumbersome and safest next step for our customers and their technicians. One alternative is R290, which is greater than 97.5% propane, is extremely flammable and requires extra safe handling precautions for any and all refrigeration system repairs, for the life of the equipment. Specialized training is recommended to service R290 equipment. Both R448A and R290 are compliant in states with the most stringent requirements like California. The best advice when it comes to the choice you make is simply buyer be informed, buyer beware, and please be safe by making an informed choice. What about Polar Temp R404A replacement parts and components? Polar Temp will continue to stock R404A replacement parts as long as they are available from our supplier manufacturers, which should be for years to come. Can I replace the R404A compressor or condensing unit that is on on my ice merchandiser with a R448A compressor or condensing unit? No, because the other refrigeration components are specific to R404A. These components would also have to be changed. However, Polar Temp does have a supply of compressors that are dual rated for R404A or R448A refrigerants, depending on the original charge of your merchandiser’s refrigeration system. For a more in depth comparison of R448A and R290 please contact us at sales@polartemp.com

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WORK STRESS

STRESS AND WORRY RISE

for Small-Business Owners, Particularly Women

By Sangeeta Badal and Jennifer Robison

While the past few months have been hard on all small-business owners (SBOs), female business owners are suffering at rates far higher than those of male business owners. Gallup has found that even when controlling for political affiliation, business size and business location (urban/rural area), female owners report experiencing higher levels of daily stress than men do (62% vs. 51%, respectively), as well as higher levels of daily worry (60% vs. 47%) (figure 1). It’s no surprise, therefore, that female SBOs are more likely than male SBOs to report worsening mental health (31% vs. 20%) (figure 2). The data confirm Meredith’s perspective. Only 27% of small-business owners are women. Compared with their male peers, they tend to have lower revenue, they receive negligible VC funding (just 2%), and they are less likely to get traditional small-business loans. And when women do get financing, their business loans are 31% smaller than those for men — even when their companies have “similar characteristics like past performance and number of employees,” according to a 2014 study by professors at Northeastern University and Babson College. As a result, female-owned small businesses tend to have less cash and a smaller network to leverage in times of trouble. And if history repeats itself, female-owned small businesses will go bankrupt at a greater rate than maleowned businesses: 61% of small businesses owned by men, compared with 55% of those owned by women, made it through the Great Recession.

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The COVID-19 pandemic just made things worse. “It brought my business to a standstill,” said Tracy Blessen, who owns Furnishing Works, a home staging and design business in Napa, California. “And when you’re in the thick of it, your decisions depend on the amount of cash you have.” Female SBOs’ increasing levels of stress and worry have a lot to do with severe financial hardship caused by COVID-19. Gallup asked small-business owners, “How worried are you that you will experience severe financial hardship as a result of 12 REFRIGERATION Magazine │ September 2020

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“People are always saying, ‘We’re all in it together,’ and we are, but we’re not all struggling the same way.” Jessica Meredith Owner, Bright Futures Child Care Crete, Nebraska.


the disruption caused by the coronavirus?” Female owners (29%) were more likely than male owners (23%) to say they are “very worried.” Particularly galling is that female-owned businesses were on an upswing before the pandemic. Until now, these businesses were growing and earning better than they had at any other time in corporate history. A Bank of America small-business report found greater optimism last year among women than men. The lending gap was narrowing. Then came the pandemic-- and now more than 35 million employees of small businesses are at risk of losing their jobs.

Gallup has found that even when controlling for political affiliation, business size and business location (urban/rural area), female SBOs are more stressed and worried than male SBOs.

The good news is that Congress has approved $670 billion in loans for small businesses through the CARES Act. Though a small minority of applicants have received those funds, the money can be a lifeline for the SBOs who can access it. The bad news: The stimulus package keeps running out of money. The program available to the largest number of small businesses — the Paycheck Protection Program — requires owners to apply for loans through existing lending institutions and only covers payroll costs, mortgage interest, rent and utility costs over the eight-week period after the loan is issued.

Female SBOs tend to have fewer employees and are likelier to be self-or family-funded rather than bank-financed. And the National Federation of Independent Business reports that 84% of successful PPP applications were submitted by business owners who have a preexisting relationship with the bank processing their application.

We hope that is the case. SBOs are job creation machines, and they employ about half of the privatesector workforce in the U.S. When SBOs cut staff to stay afloat— as did Meredith, who used to employ 28 people and is down to nine now-it’s a personal disaster for the small business and an economic problem for everyone.

This means that female SBOs who are under-or unbanked (as is typical) may be less likely to receive federal stimulus money — suggesting, unfortunately, that women have every reason to worry about their businesses.

Improving immediate access to funds, though critical, is only one part of the story. The most vulnerable of small-business owners also need the psychological assistance and support that enables them to rethink their business models; renew or redesign their marketing channels; refocus on their customers, employees and suppliers; and be ready for the “next normal.”

And that feeling can affect their performance. “Negative emotional states are associated with worse business results. They can lead to panic attacks, depression and the inability to make practical decisions,” said Dr. Michael Freeman, who teaches in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and has a consulting practice focused on entrepreneurship and performance enhancement coaching. Female SBOs tend to have fewer employees and are likelier to be self -or family-funded rather than bankfinanced. Still, “those who start businesses because they see an opportunity — not out of necessity— are usually very optimistic, confident and flexible,” said Freeman. “My experience tells me that entrepreneurs are probably seeing a lot of potential, even now.”

That’s why overreliance on one-sizefits-all policies may devastate small businesses owned by women —they support too few kinds of businesses. And diverse local economies are critically important for long-term economic growth. The past few months have been hard on female SBOs, and an economy without their contributions would be hard on all of us. And that’s why it’s important to recognize that while we’re all in it together, our nation’s small-business owners are not all struggling the same way. RM


WORK CHALLENGES

Zoom fatigue is real.

Finally, relying upon video calls for work may make it difficult to enjoy using them to relax and catch up with family and friends after work. The challenge can be explained by a behavioral principle called satiation, Dudley says.

Here’s why you’re feeling it, and what you can do about it. By Molly Callahan

For those confined to their homes lately, chatting by video has become a crucial way to stay in touch from afar. Platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or Skype can be used to hold work meetings remotely, catch up with friends and family, or even celebrate a birthday. But for all its benefits, our reliance upon video during isolation has spawned a surprising new problem: Being on so many video conferences is exhausting. That’s because many of the nonverbal cues that we typically rely upon during in-person conversations—eye contact, subtle shifts that indicate someone is about to speak—are out the window, says Laura Dudley, a behavior analyst at Northeastern University. The phenomenon has become known as Zoom fatigue, and Dudley, who is an associate clinical professor and director of the applied behavior analysis programs, says she’s experienced it herself. “At one point I was using five different video platforms to keep up with work, classes, and family and friends —my head was spinning,” she says. And, even if you’re only using one platform, missing those nonverbal cues can be taxing on our brainpower, Dudley says. Have you noticed that it’s impossible to maintain eye

contact with someone over video? In order to provide eye contact to the person (or people) on your screen, you need to look at your camera. In order to receive it, you need to look at their eyes on your screen. “You might find yourself toggling back and forth between your webcam and the other person, but this is not the same as sustained, joint eye contact between two people,” Dudley says. “And keep in mind that the other person is probably doing the same toggling.” You may also have experienced long periods of silence during which no one is talking, followed by people talking all at once, over each other. During in-person conversations, a person’s gestures — such as a sharp intake of breath, leaning forward, or making eye contact with someone— indicate to us that they’re about to speak, Dudley says. During a video call with a dozen people, such cues are lost, leading to

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disjointed conversation, or people opting not to speak at all, she says. The physical separation also makes video calls challenging, as there may be something happening off screen that’s affecting a person’s behavior on screen, Dudley says. “It’s important to note that while we are sharing a conversation, we are not sharing physical space together,” she says. “A piece of the puzzle may be missing for you, so to speak.”

The term refers to the overconsumption of a reinforcer that leads to that reinforcer losing its value. If you normally logged on to Zoom to relax and chat with long-distance friends, but now use the platform throughout the day to join stressful meetings at work, the platform loses its value as a reinforcer. Rather than seeking out opportunities to Zoom with friends and family, you may find yourself avoiding those opportunities at the end of the day. “We used to take breaks from people by spending time on our gadgets,” Dudley says. “Now, we take breaks from our gadgets by seeking out real, live human connection.” There is some good news, though. Dudley has tips for managing Zoom fatigue:  Disconnect when you need to.

 If you can, schedule time in Many video-calling platforms between virtual meetings. show a person’s own face in Figure out what you need in addition to those of the people that moment and do that. If with whom they’re speaking. you need time alone, take This has the effect of “putting it. If you need time with a a giant mirror in front of you real, live person, seek out the during a meeting,” Dudley opportunity while keeping says. And, without being able safe. If you just need to move to establish eye contact, it’s around a bit, do that. hard to know when people are and aren’t looking at you. As  P  ractice mindfulness. such, people are spending a Meditate. Do yoga. lot of time worrying about and  Have compassion for checking whether they look yourself and for others. approachable and professional, she says. “When your meeting ends, ask yourself what you need,” Dudley “It’s draining to feel like you says, “and don’t forget to show have to be ‘on’ for the entire yourself some compassion.” RM meeting,” Dudley says.


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A pinch point is anywhere a part of a worker’s body can be caught between two objects. According to the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers’ Compensation, pinch-point injuries can result in amputation or death. However, employers and workers can take steps to prevent them. TDI offers a few tips: AVOID SHORTCUTS. Pinch-point injuries often occur when workers aren’t trained properly, don’t recognize the dangers of the machinery they’re working with or take shortcuts to quickly finish a task. Employers should train workers on all job tasks they’re asked to perform and instruct them to never bypass procedures.

DON’T NEGLECT MACHINE GUARDS. TDI recommends that employers thoroughly inspect equipment before purchasing it. Then, manufacturers should make adjustments to eliminate potential hazards found before the equipment is sold. Once a new piece of equipment has been installed, keep a close eye on its use to ensure workers are correctly operating it and machine guards a re in place. The removal of guards is a common unsafe practice, TDI states.

FOLLOW ALL LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROCEDURES. Noting that pinch-point injuries often occur when a machine is temporarily stopped, TDI points out that it’s extremely important for workers to follow LOTO procedures. “Workers can follow guard policies for when the machine is running, but when it’s stopped and the guard is removed, if the equipment is not deenergized, a worker is not safe.” RM 16 REFRIGERATION Magazine │ September 2020


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Bagging System

• JMC 4’ Belt conveyor

• Clark forklift

AND MUCH MORE!

If you have discontinued ice bags or used equipment you would like to sell PLEASE CALL. SEE OUR USED EQUIPMENT WEB PAGE AT AIEEXCHANGE.COM. Call for surplus ice! Polar Temp Equipment Mike Landino - Toll free - 1-877-376-0367 E-mail (NEW ADDRESS): mlandino@polartemp.com Don’t forget to call if you have a quality piece of used equipment for sale.

FOR SALE P34AL 1” tube, BAC Evap. Condenser, Vilter 456XL, AB soft start, complete system, presently running $125,000.00 Wolf Stretch Wrapper , presently running $5,500.00 Additional Quality Equipment Available

Scianna’s Party Ice | Bogalusa, La

YOUR AD HERE To place a classified ad, contact Mary at (404) 819-5446 or refrigerationmag@gmail.com.

Call 985-570-4371 for more details and/or videos

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CLASSIFIEDS

CANADA ICE EQUIPMENT FOR SALE • Magic Finger • (8) Turbo Ice Makers, 10 & 20 Ton • Cooling tower pumping station • Hamer 125 • 16 feet stainless steel auger • (3) power pack for freezer • Kamco bin • Forklift • Indoor/outdoor merchandisers • Ice bags

ICE EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

• Trucks • Other ice equip. and misc. items • 360 Turbo Block Press • Bagger

• Matthiesen Heat Seal Bagger • 10’x10” Incline Screw • Clinebell Ice Block Shaver • Matthiesen Ice Crusher • Various pumps, conveyors and hoists.

Contact Lino at

416-676-3429

Contact Sonny at gkambow@pbice.ca

Email:

clearicesolidblocks @hotmail.com

Surrey, BC

NORTHEAST

ICE FOR SALE

ICE CARVING TOOLS Plastic liners for clear block makers $1.24/ea

Vogt Mini tube ice, 8, 20 & 40 lb. bags. All ice is screened, palletized & stretch wrapped. We deliver or you pick up. Our water is treated with ozone for sterilization. No chlorine added!

Reusable drip pans from $6.50/ea Over 500 items in stock for Ice Carvers

Martin’s Ice Company

IceSculptingTools.com

Phone (717) 733-7968 or fax (717) 733-1981 PA

or (440) 717-1940

FOR SALE Matthiesen Bulk Bagger, 5 years old. 8-29 lb. bag capacity. Call Kevin at Southern Connecticut Ice and Oil,

203-257-6571 or Kevinscio@yahoo.com

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