Refrigeration False Economy!

This story mainly applies to the bottle shop trade, especially the small independents.

Stop being cheap and don’t be fooled by your suppliers who offer you use of a glass display fridge free of charge.

I have seen multiple bottle shops with up to 15 separate single phase fridges, all stocked with separate product ranges. That’s 15 separate refrigeration compressors!

OK so it’s not costing you anything to maintain them but what about the electricity cost? This situation beggars belief but I see it every where.


Why not bite the bullet and install one large cool room with a refrigerated display at the front and save yourself a heap on energy cost. Then you have the additional advantage of not being dictated to by the supplier threatening to remove the fridge if you don’t merchandise enough of their product.

Once you have your own cool room YOU control the shelf space and you then have extra bargaining power in terms of price etc. Pretty simple business practice really but I see this scenario everywhere in the market place when there is an amateur operator in a bottle shop.

Machinery Installation


All contractors out there know how to terminate wires, but not too many know how to calculate cable size correctly (as per AS 3008). Most times they just make an educated guess, and then go up a couple of sizes - just in case. Not only is this costly and inefficient, but it makes you doubt their ability when the electrical contractor fails to understand the most fundamental part of his business.

M2M Communication


If you operate remote equipment and need a solution to keep in contact, we can help you. We have hands on experience with aggregating equipment to obtain economical M2M solutions. Be it a simple SMS solution, data collecttion or remote switching, we know how to do it. Utilize the power of 4G Wireless Data services and wireless IP networking. Static IP and VPN access also available.

Read more

Custom Machinery


We have design and manufacture experience in specialist machinery and we can custom build something to suit your task. If possible we can fabricate it right here in Newcastle. We love taking on a challenge so give us a try before you start looking out of town. We are more than happy to offer advice and I am sure we can steer you in the right direction.