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Meet Our Project Manager, Brandon Colton

Posted by RDT on Jun 17, 2024 9:25:27 PM


One of our most popular series here on the blog is Meet Our Team. We love introducing our team members to let everyone get to know them and showcase how they make RDT the company that is. This month we're talking to our Project Manager, Brandon Colton.

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Topics: RDT team

Strengthening Company Culture in Manufacturing

Posted by RDT on Jun 13, 2024 1:52:55 PM

A strong company culture is crucial for driving growth and market leadership in today's competitive landscape. Not only does it support employee well-being and retention, but it also can impact customer satisfaction. By prioritizing culture, manufacturing companies can attract top talent, boost retention, and gain a significant competitive advantage.

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Topics: trends

Meet Our Production Scheduler, Trey Paden

Posted by RDT on May 30, 2024 4:57:11 PM


This month in our Meet Our Team series, we introduce you to Production Scheduler Trey Paden. With RDT for 2 years, Trey is new to the refrigeration industry but puts a lot of heart into his work. Let's hear from him about life in the refrigeration "sphere" . . .

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Topics: RDT team

Understanding A2L Refrigerants and Their Impact on Buyers

Posted by RDT on May 7, 2024 10:07:03 AM

In recent years, the refrigeration industry has witnessed a significant shift towards adopting environmentally friendly solutions to reduce the impact of refrigerants on the environment. One such advancement is the emergence of mildly flammable refrigerants, also known as A2L refrigerants, as a sustainable alternative to traditional refrigerants.

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Topics: Regulations, EPA, Environment, ASHRAE

Tis the Season to Reduce Food Waste

Posted by RDT on Dec 15, 2023 3:30:04 PM

The holiday season means seeing an increase in customers at restaurants, bars, hotels, and hospitality venues. However, this heightened culinary indulgence can also lead to a surge in food waste. During this time, it is crucial to adopt strategies and technologies that minimize food waste in the hospitality industry. From optimizing commercial refrigeration systems to embracing energy-efficient solutions, here's how to ensure a more sustainable and responsible approach to holiday foodservice.

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Topics: food waste, commercial refrigeration, energy efficiency

Rep Resumé: EPI Kitchen

Posted by RDT on Dec 12, 2023 10:34:03 PM

RDT is extremely selective about the rep firms we work with. We choose only the best, and EPI Kitchen is no exception. A manufacturers' rep located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, EPI Kitchen covers MAFSI region 15, which translates to Oklahoma and most of Texas. In business for over 25 years, EPI retains a customer focus and commitment to innovation. Making them a natural fit with the team here at RDT. 

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Topics: RDT team

The Changing Landscape of C-Store Foodservice

Posted by RDT on Nov 29, 2023 9:51:17 AM

Convenience stores have become a destination for millions of consumers seeking fast food and a one-stop shopping experience. This revenue stream has grown significantly in recent years and is only expected to grow more as electric vehicles require patrons to spend more time on site than those who are filling their cars with gasoline. Here's what c-store operators need to know about the changing landscape of foodservice within this important segment.

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Topics: Eco-Smart, convenience store foodservice

Check Out What’s New at RDT!

Posted by RDT on Sep 28, 2023 7:18:20 AM

For 50 years, Refrigeration Design Technologies has provided clients with best-in-class customer service and the most technologically advanced commercial refrigeration solutions. And now we're proud to introduce a new website and new products, all with enhanced ease of use so commercial customers have resources at their fingertips and a more seamless path to cost-saving refrigeration solutions.

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Topics: refrigeration, RDT team

Innovate, Automate, Refrigerate - RDT's Approach to Cutting-Edge Technology

Posted by RDT on Aug 29, 2023 10:32:40 AM

The technological revolution has changed nearly every aspect of society, including within the foodservice refrigeration industry. Innovations that help operators control costs, provide safety measures, and automate tasks assist businesses nationwide. And by having a partner like RDT, you know that the innovation will always be forward-thinking. 

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Topics: refrigeration, Eco-Smart

The Rise of Food-Forward University Dining Halls: Exploring the Latest Culinary Trend

Posted by RDT on Aug 14, 2023 3:36:31 PM

College campuses nationwide are expanding their foodservice offerings to include bold, fresh flavors and new cuisines that a more diverse student body can all enjoy. As colleges focus on sustainably innovating their campus menus, food-forward dining halls are becoming an increasingly popular way to experiment with trendy ingredients while cutting down on food waste.

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Topics: trends, PremierPak, College & University

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