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May 2020 –  
Sustainability Solutions: Lighting, Regulations, Forecasting by SuperMarket Perimeter
written by Andy Nelson  
When food is wasted, all of the natural resources used to produce that item are also wasted: freshwater, fuel, energy needed to store product, and energy to cool product in grocery stores. Minneapolis-based Carlson AirFlo Merchandising Systems is committed to reducing that waste and helping its retail clients improve their sustainability records, said Suellen Lindsay, the company’s marketing manager.

February, 2019 –  
Merchandisers, Lighting Key to Perimeter Design by SuperMarket Perimeter
written by Andy Nelson  

A good grocery perimeter design must include merchandising units that not only display product well and look good, but that also guarantee product remains as fresh as possible before consumers purchase it.

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota-based Carlson AirFlo Merchandising Systems provides merchandising systems for produce, dairy/deli, meat/seafood and floral departments, in addition to offering its customers custom-made solutions.

written by Pamela Riemenschneider  
The problem: LED lighting is a popular option for new display cases, but adding it to existing fixtures can be a challenge, especially when those fixtures have many different moving parts, like a salad case. Minneapolis-based Carlson AirFlo was tasked with finding the best way to adapt cases for LED lighting, both into past Carlson AirFlo designs and those of competitors.

Carlson AirFlo, a world leader in creating merchandising solutions that maximizes product appeal and boost bottom line profits, announces the launch and manufacturing of its NEW AirShelfTM System. This AirShelf system is an outstanding solution in response to the market’s demand for a low profile merchandising shelf. The AirShelf is a revolutionary, ultra sleek, ultra flexible, shelving system that becomes almost invisible. This sleek, clean profile allows the customer to see just your product, with no distractions or obstructions. AirFlo created a new and exciting design that enhances the display items in fresh departments such as Cheese/Deli, Meat, Produce, Bakery, as well as Center Store departments and improves category management for ease of seasonal adjustment. 

January 19, 2015 Merchandise Food Blog Post
written by Jose Cartamil and Tom Foss
Best Practices for Fresh Produce Merchandising: 13 Reminders On How To Stay Fresh

November 21, 2014 Article in Perishable News
Carlson AirFlo, a world leader in creating merchandising solutions that maximizes product appeal and boost bottom line profits, announces the launch and manufacturing of its NEW AirShelf System. This AirShelf system is an outstanding solution in response to the market’s demand for a low profile merchandising shelf.

March 4, 2014Display Takes Bananas Out of Produce Aisle

written by Tom Karst, The Packer - A new mobile display takes bananas out of the produce aisle. The display, resembling a banana tree, provides a strategic location display and focal point for the fruit. . .

October 18-21, 2013  – PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans
Carlson AirFlo attending PMA 2013 in New Orleans unveiling more outstanding NEW Products. Stop by our booth number 2627 and check us out!

Article written in the Grocery Headquarters News Article : The variety of cheese retailers have to manage in-store has increased significantly in recent years. Carlson AirFlo offers customized merchandising solutions that can quickly provide grocers with increased sales and profits while reducing shrink. “We are seeing more retailers around the country implementing our POD systems in their specialty cheese sections. Our goal is to provide our customers with innovative and functional merchandising solutions, to help drive sales in this growing category,” says Jose Cartamil, regional sales manager of Carlson AirFlo.

written by Ron Pelger - email address: ron@power-produce.com
“Glass door merchandising: Carlson-Airflo has introduced glass door units for the produce departments as an additional merchandising method.

November 26, 2012 Quoted from AndNowUKnow News Article
This company knows a thing or two about selling pineapples! Carlson AirFlo is announcing a new mobile merchandising solution, aimed at selling more fresh pineapples. The display is designed to showcase the fruit on a circular multi-layered stand, carrying 24 pineapples. The display provides better ventilation, stands the product upright, which reduces shrink and increases sales. President, Mark Chenoweth, tells AndNowUKnow, “In a competitive market, exciting merchandising is critical; Innovation at Carlson-AirFlo is focused around making customers want to buy. Retailers want merchandising equipment that is flexible and mobile, to help them adjust and sell seasonal produce.”