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Walmart Call for a new Refrigeration Strategy


The head of refrigeration at Walmart has created a strategy that will be implemented to reduce the amount of refrigerant that they use across the business. Richard Royal has suggested that they use packaged refrigeration solutions rather than using bespoke systems. They are not only looking to reduce the amount of refrigerant used but also the amount of leakage which means that they need simpler systems which calls for simpler processes.

Richard Royal is the senior design manager for refrigeration and his strategy means that there will be a closer integration with the supply chain as well as having a controls system too. He has said that the reason behind the new strategy is to improve the efficiency of the business through simplifying their processes. “We can really impact direct emissions positively. We believe charge reduction will be one of the single biggest issues for us, together with leak reduction.” Continue reading