Storage & Handling Equipment

Browse our articles on storage and handling equipment and find primers on a wide variety of specific product categories, including articles on how to specify, when to replace products and much more. 

Product Knowledge Guide: Serving Kiosks

More operations use serving kiosks to turn unused areas into revenue-generating space. These units also provide start-ups with a less costly method of testing new food items and chains or larger operators the ability to more affordably expand locations or test the viability of a different market.

Service Q&A: Ice Machines

Mike Dell, head of preventative maintenance, Clark Service Group, Smoketown, Pa.

Specifying Considerations for Ice Machines

Foodservice operators can choose from three basic types of ice machines: modular, undercounter and countertop.

Product Knowledge Guide: Ice Machines

Manufacturers classify ice machines by the type of ice a unit produces, such as cube, nugget or flake.

Product Knowledge Guide: Blast Chiller Specifying Do's and Don'ts


Product Knowledge Guide: What to Consider When Specifying Frozen Beverage Dispensers

What to Consider When Specifying Frozen Beverage Dispensers

Cleaning and Maintenance of Frozen Beverage Dispensers Q&A: Dan Varnes

Cleaning and Maintenance Q&A: Dan Varnes, service agent, CCSE, Knoxville, Tenn.

Product Knowledge Guide: Cleaning and Maintenance Considerations with Food Wells

Cleaning and Maintenance Considerations with Food Wells

Food Wells Q&A: Marcin Zmiejko

Consultant Q&A: Marcin Zmiejko, senior associate, William Caruso & Associates, Denver

Blast Chiller Q&A: Len Bundy

Consultant Q&A: Len Bundy, owner, Bundy FS Associates, Everett, Wash.

Product Knowledge Guide: Frozen Beverage Dispensers

The frozen beverage dispensers category continues to grow — and with good reason. Restaurant and bar operators keep expanding their menu of frozen beverages due to the large profit margins these products can produce.