US Pat. No. 9,310,117

PORTABLE ICE BARREL

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A portable ice barrel comprising
a base;
a top wall having an opening;
an inner liner extending into the opening of the top wall to form an interior barrel cavity; and
an exterior barrel wall;
wherein the base, the top wall, the inner liner, and the exterior barrel wall are configured to be assembled into the portable
ice barrel, wherein the base, the top wall, the inner liner, and the exterior barrel wall are configured to be detached from
one another and shipped in a container having a flat configuration, the container defining a length, height, and width wherein
the width of the container is less than a diameter of the assembled portable ice barrel.

US Pat. No. 9,468,310

MULTI-COMPONENT DISPLAY AND MERCHANDISE SYSTEMS

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A product management display system, comprising:
a base for operative coupling to a shelf,
a divider for dividing displayed merchandise into rows, wherein the divider extends outwardly from the base, and
a pusher, the pusher movable in a first direction, the pusher including a pusher support base, the pusher support base defining
a horizontal plane extending at a topmost portion of the pusher support base and a pusher face that is extendable in a second
direction from a first position to at least one second position, wherein the pusher has a first horizontal width in the first
position and a second horizontal width in the at least one second position, and wherein the pusher face has a portion that
is configured to always extend above or even with the plane defined by the support base.

US Pat. No. 9,173,504

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail configured to mount to a shelf;
at least one roller assembly configured to connect to the front rail comprising a roller carriage having a plurality of rollers,
the plurality of rollers being configured to advance product;

a barrier located on the roller assembly; and
a cam coupled to the barrier, wherein the cam is configured to move between a first position and a second position,
wherein the roller assembly is (a) movable in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in a direction
perpendicular to the front rail when the roller assembly is engaged with the front rail and the cam is in the first position,
and

wherein the roller assembly is (a) fixed in the lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in the direction
perpendicular to the front rail when the roller assembly is engaged with the front rail and the cam is in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,146,029

POWER SUPPLY WITH MECHANICAL CONNECTIONS

RTC Industries, Incorpora...

1. A low voltage power assembly comprising:
a track that includes a first end that is powered and a second end that is non-powered opposite the first end, wherein the
track is powered from a low voltage power source, wherein the first end provides the low voltage power source to the track
through one or more track power contacts;

a power connector assembly that connects to the track through a mechanical connection, a magnetic connection, and a low voltage
power connection, wherein the power connector assembly includes one or more power connector contacts that are electrically
connected to one or more power connector jacks, and further wherein the mechanical connection and the magnetic connection
allow the power connector assembly the ability to be moved along the entire length of the track while maintaining the low
voltage power connection,

wherein the power connector assembly provides low voltage power through the track to a low voltage power device.

US Pat. No. 10,051,977

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A product display system, comprising:a unitary, one-piece base and divider assembly comprising a base and a divider, wherein the divider protrudes upwardly from the base and separates the base into a first portion and a second portion;
a mounting rail, wherein the mounting rail is adapted to be mounted to a shelf, and wherein the base and divider assembly is adapted to be coupled to the mounting rail;
wherein the first portion of the base comprises a pusher track, wherein the pusher track comprises a top surface adapted to support product, an underside surface, an elongate slot defined in the pusher track, and a plurality of notches defined in the pusher track, wherein the plurality of notches include a pair of opposing notches defined in opposite sides of the elongate slot;
a spring-urged pusher adapted to be coupled to the pusher track;
a coil spring adapted to urge the spring-urged pusher forward; and
a barrier, wherein the barrier is adapted to be moveable between an open position and a closed position, wherein the barrier is sized to inhibit access to product positioned on the shelf when the barrier is in the closed position and allow a limited number of product to be lifted over the barrier at one time when the barrier is in the closed position, and wherein the barrier is adapted to facilitate restocking of product on the shelf when the barrier is in the open position, wherein the barrier is adapted to be coupled to the system proximate a front edge of the shelf.

US Pat. No. 9,844,280

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandising system, comprising:
a base configured to support product;
a housing configured to engage with the base, comprising a top wall, a first side wall, and a second side wall;
a pusher movably mounted on the base;
a window rotatable from a closed position to an open position about a hinge point adjacent to the top wall of the housing;
and

an elongated trigger axle located along the top wall adjacent to and behind the hinge point of the window, wherein when the
window is rotated, the trigger axle is rotated.

US Pat. No. 9,504,321

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

8. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail;
at least one divider configured to engage the front rail, the at least one divider including a barrier, the at least one divider
further including a divider wall, the at least one divider further including a divider floor perpendicular to the divider
wall, wherein the divider floor is configured to hold product; and

a front lock coupled to the front end of the divider,
wherein the front lock is in front of the barrier and in front of the divider wall and is configured to be digitally accessible
when product is on the divider floor;

wherein the front lock is shiftable between a first position and a second position,
wherein the front lock lifts the divider up off of and out of contact with the front rail when in the first position and permits
slidable movement of the divider relative to the front rail, and

wherein the front lock prevents slidable movement of the divider relative to the front rail when in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,375,100

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandising system, comprising:
a first merchandise system that includes:
a first base configured to support product,
a first housing configured to engage the first base,
a first pusher movably mounted on the first base,
a first window rotatable from a closed position to an open position about a hinge point adjacent to the top wall of the first
housing, and

a first trigger axle that includes a first male connector on one end and a first female connector on an opposite end to the
first male connector, wherein when the first window is rotated, the first trigger axle is rotated; and

a second merchandise system that includes:
a second base configured to support product,
a second housing configured to engage the second base,
a second pusher movably mounted on the second base,
a second window rotatable from a closed position to an open position about a hinge point adjacent to the top wall of the second
housing, and

a second trigger axle that includes a second male connector on one end and a second female connector on an opposite end to
the second male connector, wherein when the second window is rotated, the second trigger axle is rotated,

wherein the first male connector engages the second female connector and further
wherein when the first trigger axle rotates, the second trigger axle is rotated.

US Pat. No. 9,289,078

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

15. A product display system, comprising:
a unitary, one-piece base and divider assembly comprising a base and a divider, wherein the divider protrudes upwardly from
the base and separates the base into a first portion and a second portion;

a mounting rail, wherein the mounting rail is adapted to be mounted to a shelf, wherein the base and divider assembly is adapted
to be coupled to the mounting rail, wherein the base and divider assembly includes a first plurality of teeth adapted to engage
a second plurality of teeth defined in the mounting rail;

a pusher track adapted to be coupled to the mounting rail, wherein the pusher track comprises a pusher-track-top-surface adapted
to support product, a pusher-track-underside-surface, and an elongate slot defined in the pusher track such that the pusher
track includes a first-side-rail and a second-side-rail;

a spring-urged pusher adapted to be coupled to the pusher track, wherein the spring-urged pusher comprises a coupling flange
extending from an underside surface of the spring-urged pusher, and wherein the coupling flange is adapted to couple the spring-urged
pusher to the pusher track;

a coil spring adapted to urge the spring-urged pusher forward; and
a barrier positioned proximate a front end of the shelf, wherein the barrier extends upwardly from the shelf, and wherein
the barrier is adapted to rotate between a first position and a second position, wherein in the first position the barrier
is adapted to inhibit access to product on the shelf, and wherein in the second position the barrier is adapted to facilitate
restocking of product on the shelf, and wherein the barrier is adapted to be coupled to the system proximate a front edge
of the shelf.

US Pat. No. 9,225,131

LOW VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY WITH MAGNETIC CONNECTIONS

RTC Industries, Incorpora...

1. A low voltage power assembly comprising:
a track that includes a first end and a second end opposite the first end, wherein the track is powered from a low voltage
power source;

a power connector assembly that connects to the track both through a magnetic connection and a low voltage power connection,
wherein the power connector assembly includes one or more power connector contacts that are electrically connected to one
or more power jacks, and further wherein the magnetic connection allows the power connector assembly the ability to be moved
along the entire length of the track while maintaining the low voltage power connection,

wherein the power connector assembly provides low voltage power through the track to a low voltage power device.

US Pat. No. 9,360,196

LOW VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY FOR A MERCHANDISE DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a track that includes a first end and a second end opposite the first end, wherein the track is powered from a low voltage
power source providing low voltage power to a power connector assembly;

a tray assembly configured for displaying, the tray assembly including the power connector assembly that connects to the track
both through a mechanical connection and a low voltage power connection,

wherein the power connector assembly is configured to provide low voltage power through the track to a low voltage power device,
and

wherein the power connector assembly includes one or more power contact assemblies with each power contact assembly including
a contact, a wire harness, and a power jack.

US Pat. No. 9,277,831

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise-display system comprising:
a unitary, one-piece, base-and-divider assembly, wherein the base-and-divider assembly includes a base portion and a divider
portion for dividing displayed merchandise into rows, wherein the base portion and the divider portion have respective removable
breakaway portions for reducing a length of the base portion and a length of the divider portion, and the divider portion
protrudes from the base portion at substantially a right angle, the base portion comprising a pusher track;

the pusher track defining a first rail and a second rail wherein the first rail defines a plurality of notches and the second
rail defines a plurality of notches, an aperture between the first rail and the second rail, a plurality of connectors that
extend from the first rail to the second rail and below the aperture;

a spring-urged pusher comprising an engagement device at a bottom portion of the pusher for engaging the pusher with the pusher
track and mounted to the pusher track for pushing merchandise toward the front of a shelf, the pusher comprising a pusher
face having a top and a bottom; and

a front barrier configured to deter products from being pushed beyond the front barrier by the spring-urged pusher.

US Pat. No. 9,265,362

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Incorpora...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a pusher structure having a pusher face and a pusher carriage, the pusher carriage slidably-coupled to a linear track,
the linear track comprising a longitudinal length with a first end and a second end, a ratchet rack extending along the longitudinal
length of the linear track, said ratchet rack having a plurality of ratchet teeth;

a lock arm, pivotably-coupled to the pusher structure at a first end, and having a pawl at a second end configured to engage
with the ratchet rack between a selected two of the plurality of ratchet teeth; and

a pull strip configured to slide within a channel on the linear track, the pull strip having a first end configured for manual
actuation, and a second end having a ramp configured to slidably engage with a tab on the lock arm, wherein upon actuation
of the pull strip, the ramp slidably engages with the tab to disengage the pawl from the ratchet rack.

US Pat. No. 9,070,261

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Incorpora...

1. A merchandising system, comprising:
a base configured to support product;
a housing configured to engage with the base, comprising a top wall, a front wall, a first side wall, and a second side wall,
wherein the front wall includes a finger hole and an opening located at the bottom of the front wall;

a spring-urged pusher movably mounted on the base; and
a lever configured to lift product upward over a front retaining wall such that the product slides through the opening, wherein
the lever is configured to be actuated by a finger through the finger hole in the front wall, such that when the lever is
actuated by the finger, the lever lifts the product over the front retaining wall.

US Pat. No. 9,173,505

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail configured to mount to a shelf;
at least one divider defining a first end and a second end and configured to engage the front rail, the at least one divider
further including a divider wall and a divider floor perpendicular to the divider wall, wherein the divider floor is configured
to hold product;

a barrier located at the first end of the divider; and
a lock coupled to the divider, wherein the lock is configured to move between a first position and a second position,
wherein the lock inhibits movement of the at least one divider in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail when the
lock is in the first position and in engagement with the front rail and the lock allows movement of the divider in a lateral
direction parallel to the front rail when the lock is in the second position and disengaged from the front rail.

US Pat. No. 9,149,132

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail, the front rail comprising at least a first engaging member;
at least one divider configured to attach to the front rail, the at least one divider comprising a divider wall and a divider
floor perpendicular to the divider wall, the at least one divider further comprising at least a second engaging member; and

a third engaging member connected to either the front rail or the at least one divider and configured to move between a first
position and a second position,

wherein the at least one divider is (a) movable in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in a direction
perpendicular to the front rail when the first engaging member of the front rail is engaged with the second engaging member
of the divider and the third engaging member is in the first position, and

wherein the at least one divider is (a) fixed in the lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in the direction
perpendicular to the front rail when the first engaging member of the front rail is engaged with the second engaging member
of the divider and the third engaging member is in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,138,076

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
an adjustable tray having a base; the base of the tray having a top surface, a front surface, a rear surface and a pair of
side walls, wherein the top surface of the base is configured to receive products loaded in the tray and support a pusher
mechanism,

wherein the each side wall of the base comprises at least one slot;
a retainer for limiting movement of products loaded in the tray;
a first divider and a second divider for guiding the products in the tray; and
a first panel defining a first panel surface and a second panel defining a second panel surface, wherein the first panel and
the second panel each comprise a distal end having a plurality of teeth, wherein the distal end of the first panel is inserted
in a corresponding slot in one of the side walls of the base, and the distal end of the second panel is inserted in a corresponding
slot in the other side wall of the base, wherein the first panel surface and the second panel surface each provide for an
extension to the base of the tray, wherein the first divider extends perpendicularly from the first panel and second divider
extends perpendicularly from the second panel,

a rotatable guide shaft extending between the front and rear surfaces of the base of the tray, the guide shaft comprises a
central axis and a plurality of teeth extending from the central axis, wherein the central axis of the guide shaft is generally
perpendicular to the front and rear surfaces of the base of the tray;

wherein, when in use, the guide shaft teeth simultaneously mesh with the plurality of teeth on each of the first and second
panels in a manner where the first and second panels are vertically spaced apart from each other,

wherein rotation of the guide shaft in a first direction causes the first panel and the second panel to each move simultaneously
in a lateral direction away from each other causing the first and second panels to extend away from the base of the tray thereby
providing an extended platform and increasing a distance between the first and second dividers to enable the tray to accommodate
larger products therein;

wherein rotation of the guide shaft in a second direction causes the first panel and the second panel to each move simultaneously
in a lateral direction towards each other causing the first and second panels to retract within the base of the tray thereby
decreasing the distance between the first and second dividers to enable the tray to accommodate smaller products therein.

US Pat. No. 9,107,515

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail configured to mount to a shelf, the front rail comprising a front rail aperture and a mounting clip for preventing
lateral movement of the front rail on the shelf, the mounting clip being configured to fit into a corresponding aperture on
the shelf, the mounting clip comprising at least one leg, wherein the front rail aperture is configured to receive the mounting
clip; the front rail aperture comprising a first leg receiving portion and a second leg receiving portion wherein the at least
one leg is configured to shift laterally from the first leg receiving portion to the second leg receiving portion in the front
rail aperture to lock the mounting clip into place on the front rail; and

at least one divider configured to engage the front rail, the at least one divider including a barrier, the at least one divider
further including a divider wall, the at least one divider further including a divider floor perpendicular to the divider
wall, wherein the divider floor is configured to hold product.

US Pat. No. 9,801,466

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a tray having a tray surface for receiving products loaded in the tray; a retainer for limiting movement of products loaded
in the tray, the retainer comprising a retainer wall and a ramp for loading products into the tray, wherein the ramp extends
from a bottom portion of the retainer wall, wherein the ramp is formed by an inclined first angled portion and a second flat
portion; wherein one or more teeth protrude directly from the first angled portion of the ramp;

a first divider and a second divider for guiding the products in the tray; and
a first panel defining a first panel surface and a second panel defining a second panel surface wherein the first panel surface
and the second panel surface provide for an extension to the tray surface, wherein the first divider extends perpendicularly
from the first panel and second divider extends perpendicularly from the second panel;

wherein spacing between the first divider and the second divider is configured to be adjusted and the first panel and the
second panel are configured to move to provide the extension to the tray surface of the tray when a space between the first
divider and the second divider is increased;

wherein the retainer is configured to rotate from an upward position to a downward position; wherein the retainer wall is
configured to act as a barrier limiting movement of products loaded in the tray in the upward position and is configured to
be held in the downward position while product is loaded into the tray; and

wherein the retainer is configured to be held in the upward position by inserting the one or more teeth into a void formed
in the tray.

US Pat. No. 9,486,088

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

20. A merchandise display system comprising:
a divider configured to be secured to a support structure, wherein the divider includes a forward end and a rearward end;
the divider includes a divider wall and a divider floor, the divider wall extending upwardly from the divider floor;
a pusher mechanism comprising a biasing device and configured to slide along the divider floor to move a product toward the
forward end;

a barrier configured to be positioned proximate the forward end of the divider such that the product positioned on the top
surface of the divider floor contacts the barrier when the product moves toward the forward end of the divider;

a low product indicator device comprising:
a side wall having a front edge, a back edge and a bottom edge,
a back wall engaged with the side wall at the back edge;
a bottom wall engaged with the side wall at the bottom edge, and
a protruding portion, wherein the protruding portion is configured to extend forward of the barrier when an amount of product
positioned on the top surface of the divider floor is low;

wherein the low product indicator device is engaged with the pusher such that the low product indicator is configured to slide
relative to the divider;

wherein the low product indicator device includes a predetermined stopping point, and wherein the low product indicator device
is configured to disengage from the pusher at the predetermined stopping point.

US Pat. No. 9,265,358

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Incorpora...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a pusher mechanism having a pusher paddle defining a front surface having a first surface area, and a coiled spring configured
to bias the pusher mechanism to advance product forward having a coiled end and a free end;

a pusher extender configured to fit entirely over the pusher paddle and wherein the pusher extender comprises a pusher surface
having a second surface area, the second surface area being greater than the first surface area of the pusher paddle, the
pusher extender having at least one tab, the at least one tab engaging a rear surface of the pusher paddle and the pusher
extender having at least one projection which is configured to align with a corresponding groove located on the front surface
to aid in securing the pusher extender into place over the pusher paddle, and the pusher surface being angled with respect
to the front surface of the pusher paddle; and

a retainer positioned forward of the pusher mechanism and configured to limit the movement of product biased forward by the
pusher mechanism; and wherein the pusher surface is angled with respect to the retainer.

US Pat. No. 9,222,645

LED LIGHTING ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF LIGHTING FOR A MERCHANDISE DISPLAY

RTC Industries, Incorpora...

1. A lighting assembly for a merchandise display comprising:
a merchandise display including merchandise display shelves and a plurality of support posts,
two opposing support arms and a lighting bar extending between the two opposing support arms, wherein the lighting bar is
defined by a C-shaped configuration in cross section and the two opposing support arms are mountable into the support posts
of the merchandise display;

a circuit board assembly having a plurality of LEDs mounted to the inside of the lighting bar, wherein the plurality of LEDs
project a light beam onto the merchandise display; and

a plurality of reflective surfaces located adjacent to the plurality of LEDs, wherein the plurality of reflective surfaces
are curved mirrors, wherein the plurality of reflective surfaces divide the light beam thereby creating multiple beams projecting
from the LEDs, wherein the multiple beams include a first light beam in a first direction and a second light beam in a second
direction different than the first direction,

wherein the first light beam in the first direction projects as a down light to merchandise display shelf and the second light
beam in the second direction projects as a back light against a vertical product support, wherein the first light beam and
the second light beam are relatively consistent in brightness over the merchandise display shelf and the vertical product
shelf and the first light beam and the second light beam provide relatively even illumination in the first direction and the
second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,060,624

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH RAIL MOUNTING CLIP

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail having a rail mounting clip secured to a front end of the front rail, the rail mounting clip having at least
one flexure structure configured to engage with a channel that extends along at least a portion of a front edge of a shelf;
and

at least one divider configured to engage the front rail, the at least one divider further including a divider wall and a
divider floor perpendicular to the divider wall, wherein the divider floor is configured to hold products;

wherein the at least one divider is movable in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail when the at least one divider
is engaged with the front rail,

wherein a removable coupling between the front rail and the rail mounting clip results in a planar surface of the front rail
having an angle of less than 90 degrees relative to a back wall structure of the rail mounting clip, and

wherein upon engagement of the rail mounting clip with the channel of the shelf, one or more of the front rail and the rail
mounting clip flexes to urge the planar surface of the front rail to lie flat on a top surface on the shelf.

US Pat. No. 9,237,816

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Incorpora...

21. The merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail; and
at least one floor configured to attach to the front rail and configured to hold product; the at least one floor includes
a divider wall and a barrier, the divider wall extending in a direction perpendicular to the front rail, the divider wall
extending perpendicular to the floor,

a cam coupled to the floor, the cam defining a cam glide, wherein the cam is configured to rotate between a first position
and a second position;

wherein the at least one floor is movable in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail when the cam is in the first position
and the cam glide contacts the front rail,

wherein the at least one floor is fixed in the lateral direction along the front rail when the cam is in the second position;
wherein the cam is in front of the barrier and in front of the divider wall and is configured to be digitally accessible when
product is on the floor.

US Pat. No. 9,185,999

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail;
at least one divider for selective placement on the front rail, the at least one divider including a barrier, the at least
one divider further including a divider wall, the at least one divider further including a divider floor perpendicular to
the divider wall, wherein the divider floor is configured to hold product; and

a front lock coupled to the divider, wherein the front lock rotates between a first position and a second position,
wherein the front lock lifts the divider up off of the front rail when moving from the second position to the first position
to permit slidable movement of the divider relative to the front rail, and

wherein the at least one divider locks in place on the front rail when the lock is moved from the first position to the second
position.

US Pat. No. 9,179,788

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
an adjustable tray having a base; the base of the tray having a top surface, a front end, a rear end and a pair of side walls,
wherein the top surface of the base is configured to receive products loaded in the tray and support a pusher mechanism, wherein
the front end of the base comprises a void;

wherein the each side wall of the base comprises at least one slot;
a retainer mounted to the front surface of the tray for limiting movement of products loaded in the tray to prevent the products
from falling off a front end of the tray, the retainer comprising a retainer wall, the retainer wall is rotatable between
a first position wherein the retainer wall is generally perpendicular to the base to retain the products within the tray and
a second position wherein the retainer wall is generally parallel to the base to remove or load the products within the tray;
and the retainer further comprising an angled ramp that includes an upper tooth and a lower tooth projecting from the ramp;
wherein the upper tooth is inserted in the void of the base to maintain the retaining wall in the first position and the lower
tooth is inserted in the void of the base to maintain the retaining wall in the second position;

wherein in a second position, the ramp is configured to serve as a guide to load products into the tray;
a first divider and a second divider attached to the corresponding side walls of the base of the tray, wherein the first divider
and a second divider are configured to prevent products from falling off the sides of the tray;

wherein the first and second dividers are each configured to move in lateral directions away from each other or towards each
other to enable the tray to accommodate products of various sizes within the tray.

US Pat. No. 9,232,864

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Incorpora...

1. A pusher mechanism for a product management display system having a surface, the pusher mechanism comprising:
a pusher surface;
a product retainer extending parallel to the pusher surface;
a pusher floor extending forwardly from the pusher surface, the pusher floor configured to permit at least one product to
sit upon the pusher floor, the pusher floor positionable on and movable across at least a portion of the surface of the display
system; and

a coiled spring;
wherein the pusher mechanism sits on top of the surface of the display system, is positionable on the surface of the display
system, and is mounted to and held onto the display system by the coiled spring;

wherein the coiled spring includes a coiled end which is positioned behind and connected to the pusher surface;
wherein the pusher floor is substantially parallel to the surface of the display system and the pusher floor defines a channel
for receiving the coiled spring;

wherein the pusher surface and the product retainer extend upwardly from the pusher floor, the product retainer being spaced
apart from the pusher surface such that the pusher surface, the product retainer and the pusher floor define a space for receiving
at least one product therein.

US Pat. No. 9,226,597

MULTI-COMPONENT DISPLAY AND MERCHANDISE SYSTEMS

RTC INDUSTRIES, INC., Ro...

1. A product management display system, comprising:
a base for operative coupling to a shelf,
a divider for dividing displayed merchandise into rows, wherein the divider extends outwardly from the base, and
a pusher, the pusher movable in a first direction, the pusher including a pusher support base, and a pusher face having a
portion that is extendable in a plane that is perpendicular to the first direction, from a first position to at least one
second position,

wherein when in the first position, the portion of the pusher face is positioned at a first vertical height and a first horizontal
width relative to the pusher support base,

wherein when in the at least one second position, the portion of the pusher face is positioned at the first vertical height
and a second horizontal width relative to the pusher support base, and

wherein the second horizontal width is greater than the first horizontal width.

US Pat. No. 9,167,913

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandising system comprising:
a base configured to support product, the base comprising a track, a rack aperture and a rack, the rack defining a plurality
of teeth;

a pusher configured to movably mount on the base comprising a pusher paddle, a coiled spring for urging the pusher forward,
the coiled spring configured to coil about a first axis and the pusher configured to slidably mount to the base in the track;

a dampener assembly configured to mount to the pusher and configured to control the rate of speed at which the spring-urged
pusher is urged forward, the dampener assembly comprising a gear rotating about a second axis the gear configured to engage
the plurality of teeth of the rack; and

wherein the second axis of the gear is oriented perpendicular to the first axis of the coiled spring and, wherein the coiled
spring when in the extended position is configured to align with and extend into the rack aperture.

US Pat. No. 9,138,075

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a divider configured to be secured to a support structure, wherein the divider includes a forward end and a rearward end;
the divider includes a divider wall and a divider floor, the divider wall extending upwardly from the divider floor, the divider
floor including a top surface;

a barrier that is moveable by rotation between a folded position and an upright position such that a rear surface of the barrier
moves toward the rearward end to define an acute angle between the rear surface of the barrier and the divider floor when
the barrier rotates from the upright position to the folded position and the rear surface of the barrier moves toward the
forward end when the barrier rotates from the folded position to the upright position, wherein the barrier is configured to
be positioned proximate the forward end of the divider such that a product positioned on the top surface of the divider floor
contacts the barrier when the product moves toward the forward end of the divider;

a rotational mounting structure, wherein a bottom end of the barrier is connected to the rotational mounting structure, wherein
the rotational mounting structure is removably connected to the forward end of the divider;

wherein the barrier is configured to rotate from the folded position to the upright position when the product positioned on
the top surface of the divider floor moves in a forward direction and contacts the barrier such that forward movement of the
product rotates the barrier from the folded position to the upright position; wherein the barrier is configured to cease the
forward movement of the product when the barrier is in the upright position; and

wherein the barrier defines a folded angle in between a rear surface of the barrier and the divided floor when the barrier
is in the folded position, wherein the folded angle is between about 45 degrees to about 20 degrees.

US Pat. No. 9,820,584

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail comprising at least a first engaging member;
at least one roller assembly configured to connect to the front rail comprising a roller carriage having a plurality of rollers,
the plurality of rollers being configured to advance product;

a barrier located on the roller assembly; and
a second engaging member connected to either the front rail or the at least one roller assembly and configured to move between
a first position and a second position,

wherein the roller assembly is (a) movable in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in a direction
perpendicular to the front rail when the roller assembly is engaged with the front rail and the second engaging member is
in the first position, and

wherein the roller assembly is (a) fixed in the lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in the direction
perpendicular to the front rail when the roller assembly is engaged with the front rail and the second engaging member is
in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,730,531

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail, the front rail comprising at least one first projection and at least one first recess; and
at least one divider configured to attach to the front rail, the at least one divider comprising a divider wall and a divider
floor perpendicular to the divider wall, the at least one divider further comprising at least one second recess and at least
one second projection, the at least one second projection of the divider configured to move between a first position and a
second position,

wherein the at least one divider is (a) movable in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in a direction
perpendicular to the front rail when the at least one first projection of the front rail is engaged with the at least one
second recess of the divider and the at least one second projection of the divider is in the first position, and

wherein the at least one divider (a) resists movement in the lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) is secured
in a direction perpendicular to the front rail when the at least one first projection of the front rail is engaged with the
at least one second recess of the divider and the at least one second projection of the divider is in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,526,351

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC INDUSTRIES, INC., Ro...

1. A security shelf system comprising:
a display system including a front retaining wall mounted on a shelf and extending upward from the shelf;
a movable barrier mounted to the display system above the front retaining wall, the movable barrier extending from a mounting
above the front retaining wall downward towards the shelf, wherein the barrier is configured to be movable from a closed position
that inhibits access to product on the shelf to an open position that permits limited access to product on the shelf, wherein
the barrier is configured to permit removal of product from the shelf over the front retaining wall and wherein the movable
barrier is configured to overlap at least a portion of the front retaining wall when the movable barrier is in a closed position
that inhibits access to the product on the shelf; and

a camera and monitor placed in the vicinity of the display system and wherein the monitor is configured to display the camera
image.

US Pat. No. 9,498,057

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

21. A merchandise display system comprising:
an elongated front rail mountable to a shelf, the front rail comprising a front rail groove;
a floor extending in a horizontal plane, configured to hold product, the floor configured to engage the front rail;
a cam operatively coupled to the floor and configured to rotate relative to the floor to engage with the front rail groove
to fix the floor in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail and the cam defining an axis of rotation extending parallel
to the horizontal plane; and

a pusher mechanism having a pusher surface, and a coiled spring having a coiled end and a free end, wherein the coiled end
is positioned behind the pusher surface and the pusher mechanism is operatively connected to a front end of the display system
by the coiled spring.

US Pat. No. 9,072,394

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A product management display system comprising:
a tray defining a surface having a plurality of openings,
a pusher mechanism configured to be mountable on the surface of the tray, the pusher mechanism including a pusher surface
and a pusher floor defining a first portion extending forwardly and a second portion extending rearwardly from the pusher
surface, wherein the pusher floor is configured to slide across the surface of the tray and wherein the first portion is configured
to extend underneath at least one product to receive the at least one product on the pusher floor, the pusher floor first
portion comprising a first curved portion, a second curved portion, and a third non-curved portion joining the first curved
portion and the second curved portion and wherein the first curved portion, the second curved portion, and the third non-curved
portion extend in a common plane and extend forward of the pusher surface,

a coiled spring defining a first end and a coiled second end, wherein the second coiled end is configured to operatively connect
behind the pusher surface,

at least one divider fixed to the tray, and
a retainer made of a transparent material configured to be received by the tray, the retainer extending from a front portion
of the tray, the retainer being configured to receive the first end of the coiled spring.

US Pat. No. 10,165,871

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

5. A merchandise display system comprising:a front rail, the front rail comprising a planar surface, a first projection perpendicular to the planar surface, and a second projection; and
at least one divider configured to attach to the front rail, the at least one divider comprising a divider wall and a divider floor perpendicular to the divider wall, the at least one divider further comprising a recess and a third projection,
wherein the recess of the divider engages the first projection of the front rail;
wherein at least one of the second projection or the third projection is a movable projection that is movable between a first position and a second position,
wherein the at least one divider is (a) movable in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in a direction perpendicular to the front rail when the first projection of the front rail is engaged with the recess of the divider and the movable projection is in the first position, and
wherein the at least one divider is (a) immovable in the lateral direction parallel to the front rail and (b) secured in the direction perpendicular to the front rail when the first projection of the front rail is engaged with the recess of the divider and the movable projection is in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,918,565

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a floor member configured to be secured to a support structure, wherein the floor member includes a floor forward end, a floor
rearward end, and a floor top surface;

a barrier that is moveable by rotation between a folded position and an upright position without a rotation biasing element;
and

a rotational mounting structure, wherein a bottom end of the barrier is connected to the rotational mounting structure, and
wherein the barrier and rotational mounting structure are configured to be positioned proximate the floor forward end of the
floor member;

wherein a rear surface of the barrier moves toward the floor rearward end when the barrier rotates from the upright position
to the folded position, wherein the rear surface of the barrier moves toward the floor forward end when the barrier rotates
from the folded position to the upright position, and wherein the barrier defines a folded angle in between the rear surface
of the barrier and the floor top surface when the barrier is in the folded position; and wherein the folded angle is an acute
angle;

wherein the barrier is configured to rotate from the folded position to the upright position when the product positioned on
the floor top surface moves in a forward direction and contacts the barrier such that forward movement of the product rotates
the barrier from the folded position to the upright position; and

wherein the barrier is configured to cease the forward movement of the product when the barrier is in the upright position.

US Pat. No. 9,829,178

LED LIGHTING ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF LIGHTING FOR A MERCHANDISE DISPLAY

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A lighting assembly for a merchandise display comprising:
a lighting bar;
a circuit board assembly having a plurality of LEDs mounted to the lighting bar, wherein the plurality of LEDs project a light
onto a merchandise display;

a plurality of lenses covering certain of the plurality of LEDs, and wherein the lenses capture the light from their respective
LEDs, modify a beam pattern emitted from their respective LED, and re-project the light emitted from the plurality of LEDs
in a substantially even distribution vertically and wherein the plurality of lenses each individually fit over their respective
LEDs and comprise two different lens types;

a plurality of reflective surfaces adjacent to the plurality of LEDs, wherein the plurality of reflective surfaces divide
the light thereby creating multiple light beams projecting from the LEDs, wherein the multiple beams include a first light
beam in a first direction and a second light beam in a second direction different than the first direction; and

wherein the two different lens types comprise different configurations that produce a spotlight beam pattern and an oval shaped
beam pattern, such that the lenses producing the spotlight beam pattern are directed toward a bottom shelf of the merchandise
display and the lenses producing the oval shaped beam pattern are directed at an upper area and a middle area of the merchandise
display.

US Pat. No. 9,713,393

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a pusher structure slidably-coupled to a linear track,
the linear track comprising a longitudinal length with a first end and a second end, a ratchet rack extending along the longitudinal
length of the linear track, said ratchet rack having a plurality of ratchet teeth;

a lock arm, pivotably-coupled to the pusher structure at a first end, and having a pawl at a second end configured to engage
with the ratchet rack between a selected two of the plurality of ratchet teeth; and

a pull strip having a first end configured for manual actuation, and a second end having a ramp configured to slidably engage
with a tab on the lock arm, wherein upon actuation of the pull strip, the ramp slidably engages with the tab to disengage
the pawl from the ratchet rack.

US Pat. No. 9,687,085

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

9. A display and movable barrier system comprising:
a locking mechanism having a locking tab;
a front retaining wall for a product display system comprising:
a base configured to operatively mount to a shelf;
a face extending from the base, the face having at least one opening extending therethrough and an arcuate-shaped wall portion
formed in the face adjacent the opening and configured to receive a locking tab of the locking mechanism to prevent access
to a product on the shelf, wherein the at least one arcuate-shaped wall portion providing a pathway for the locking tab of
the locking mechanism to travel along the face adjacent the opening when locking and unlocking the locking mechanism by rotation
of the locking mechanism; and wherein the face is adapted to extend upward from the shelf and is configured to restrain the
product and to prevent the product from falling off the front of the shelf;

a movable barrier having a hole, wherein the opening of the face intersects the hole of the movable barrier, wherein the at
least one arcuate-shaped wall portion on the face is configured to fit and engage the locking tab of the locking mechanism
to secure the movable barrier by permitting the locking tab to be securely held in place in the arcuate-shaped wall portion
to lock the movable barrier in a closed position over the front retaining wall to prevent access to the product.

US Pat. No. 10,045,640

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

5. A merchandise display system comprising:a front rail;
at least one divider configured to attach to the front rail, the at least one divider including a barrier, a divider wall extending in a direction perpendicular to the front rail, a divider floor perpendicular to the divider wall, wherein the divider wall separates the divider floor into a first portion and a second portion and each of the first portion and the second portion are configured to hold product;
a first pusher mechanism configured to slide along at least part of the first portion;
a second pusher mechanism configured to slide along at least part of the second portion; and
a cam coupled to the at least one divider, the cam configured to move between a first position and a second position, the second position being in contact with the front rail,
wherein the at least one divider is movable in a lateral direction parallel to and along the front rail when the cam is in the first position, and
wherein the cam resists movement in the lateral direction parallel to and along the front rail when the cam is in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,930,973

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A pusher mechanism for merchandising product on a shelf comprising:a first pusher section;
a second pusher section;
wherein one of the first pusher section and the second pusher section includes a projection and the other of the first pusher section and the second pusher section includes a corresponding recess to receive the projection of the other pusher section;
wherein the first pusher section and the second pusher section are adjustable relative to each other to accommodate product;
wherein one of the first pusher section and the second pusher section includes a toothed rack and the other of the first pusher and the second pusher section includes a slot or opening for receiving the toothed rack and a worm gear configured to mesh with the toothed rack and wherein the worm gear is configured to adjust the first pusher section relative to the section pusher section.

US Pat. No. 9,885,467

LOW VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY FOR A MERCHANDISE DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A low voltage power assembly comprising:
a track that includes a first end and a second end opposite the first end that is powered from a low voltage power source;
a power connector assembly that includes an induction coil and electrically connects to the track to provide low voltage power
through the track to a low voltage power device;

wherein the power connector assembly includes one or more power connector jacks providing a low voltage power connection to
the low voltage power device;

wherein the power connector assembly can be moved along the entire length of the track while maintaining the low voltage power
connection;

wherein the power connector assembly further connects to the track through a magnetic connection; and
wherein the track includes one or more metal plates that connect to the power connector assembly providing the magnetic connection.

US Pat. No. 9,805,539

SYSTEM FOR INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A system for detecting and communicating the position of a pusher on a shelf comprising:
a divider wall,
a pusher,
a floor configured to receive product,
a sensing device mounted to one of the divider wall or the floor; and
a processor being configured to receive information regarding the interaction between the pusher and the sensing device, to
determine the approximate number of products on the shelf based on the interaction between the pusher and the sensing device,
and to determine the movement of the pusher and a rate of change in a product level; and

wherein the processor is configured to provide notification when a deviation in the typical movement of the pusher and the
rate of change of the product level has occurred.

US Pat. No. 9,706,857

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A security shelf system comprising:
a display system including a front retaining wall mounted on a shelf and extending upward from the shelf;
a movable barrier mounted to the system above the front retaining wall, the movable barrier extending from a mounting above
the front retaining wall downward towards the shelf, wherein the barrier is movable from a closed position that inhibits access
to product on the shelf to an open position that permits limited access to product on the shelf, wherein the barrier permits
removal of product from the shelf over the front retaining wall and wherein the movable barrier overlaps at least a portion
of the front retaining wall when the movable barrier is in a closed position that inhibits access to the product on the shelf;

a camera and monitor placed in the vicinity of the display system and wherein the monitor is configured to switch from displaying
an advertisement to displaying images from the camera; and

a wireless power source for powering either the camera or monitor, wherein the wireless power source includes an electromagnetic
source resonator and an electromagnetic receiving resonator, wherein the electromagnetic source resonator receives energy
from an external power supply and then generates an electromagnetic oscillating field, and wherein the electromagnetic source
resonator transfers electromagnetic energy wirelessly from the generated oscillating field to the electromagnetic receiving
resonator, wherein the electromagnetic receiving resonator is positioned at a distance away from the electromagnetic source
resonator, wherein the wirelessly transferred electromagnetic energy excites the electromagnetic receiving resonator and causes
energy to build up in the electromagnetic receiving resonator, and wherein the built up energy is transferred out as a power
supply to power the camera or monitor placed in the vicinity of the display shelf.

US Pat. No. 9,510,677

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH RAIL MOUNTING CLIP

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

11. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail coupling system, the front rail coupling system having a front rail section unitarily-formed with a rail mounting
clip section, the rail mounting clip section further comprising:

at least one flexure structure configured to engage with a channel that extends along at least a portion of a front edge of
a shelf; and

at least one divider configured to engage the front rail section, the at least one divider further including a divider wall
and a divider floor perpendicular to the divider wall, wherein the divider floor is configured to hold products,

wherein the at least one divider is movable in a lateral direction parallel to the front rail section when the at least one
divider is engaged with the front rail section,

wherein a planar surface of the front rail section forms an angle of less than 90 degrees relative to a back wall structure
of the rail mounting clip section, and

wherein upon engagement of the rail mounting clip section with the channel of the shelf, the flexure structure flexes to form
an interference fit between the shelf and the rail mounting clip, and one or more of the front rail section and the back wall
structure of the rail mounting clip section flexes to urge the planar surface of the front rail to lie flat on a top surface
on the shelf.

US Pat. No. 9,402,485

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

10. A product management display system for merchandising product comprising:
a first divider having a first divider wall, a first divider floor, and a first divider barrier;
a second divider having a second divider wall, a second divider floor, and a second divider barrier;
a pusher mechanism comprising a first pusher section and a second pusher section, and wherein one of the first pusher section
and the second pusher section includes a projection and the other of the first pusher section and the second pusher section
includes a corresponding recess to receive the projection of the other pusher section;

wherein the first divider floor is configured to receive the first pusher section and the second divider floor is configured
to receive the second pusher section and wherein the first pusher section and the second pusher section are adjustable relative
to each other in a plane perpendicular to the first divider wall and the second divider wall and are configured to also adjust
the first divider and the second divider relative to each other to accommodate product therebetween.

US Pat. No. 9,898,712

CONTINUOUS DISPLAY SHELF EDGE LABEL DEVICE

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A method comprising:
providing on a shelf of a retailer a shelf edge label display configured to be removably mounted along an edge of the shelf
wherein the display is a single continuous display,

providing, on the display a first user interface, the first user interface including first information about a first product
on the shelf;

providing, on the display, at least one second user interface, the at least one second user interface including at least one
second information about at least one second product on the shelf;

permitting, through touch on the display, an individual to edit a parameter of at least one of: the first user interface and
the at least one second user interface, the parameter including at least one of: a size on the display, a shape on the display,
and a location on the display;

providing a locking mechanism configure to operate in at least two modes, a first mode permitting the individual to edit the
parameter and a second mode preventing a second individual from editing the parameter;

outputting, to the display, the first information about the first product on the shelf and the at least one second information
about the at least one second product on the shelf concurrently; and

providing a wireless communication interface configured to receive data representative of the first information about the
first product or the at least one second information of the at least one second product on the shelf from a wireless network
of the retailer.

US Pat. No. 9,820,585

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

5. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail and a rear rail;
a first pusher mechanism comprising a first pusher paddle and a first guide rail, wherein the first pusher mechanism is configured
to bias products toward the front rail along a plane defined by the first guide rail;

a second pusher mechanism comprising a second pusher paddle and a second guide rail, wherein the second pusher mechanism is
configured to bias products toward the front rail along a plane defined by the second guide rail; and

wherein the first guide rail and the second guide rail are configured to mount on a horizontally orientated shelf at a spacing
from each other, the first guide rail and the second guide rail being adjustable such that the spacing between the first guide
rail and the second guide rail can be altered, wherein each plane of the first guide rail and the second guide rail extends
perpendicular to a plane defined by the shelf, and wherein the first pusher paddle and the second pusher paddle extend between
the first guide rail and second guide rail, respectively, toward each other.

US Pat. No. 9,730,528

MULTI-COMPONENT DISPLAY AND MERCHANDISE SYSTEMS

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A product management display system, comprising:
a base for operative coupling to a shelf, the base having a front end;
a front rail configured for removable coupling to the front end of the base, wherein the base is rotatable relative to the
front rail; and

a pusher, the pusher movable in a first direction, the pusher including a pusher support base, the pusher support base defining
a horizontal plane extending at a topmost portion of the pusher support base and a pusher face that is extendable in a second
direction from a first position to at least one second position, wherein the pusher has a first horizontal width in the first
position and a second horizontal width in the at least one second position, and wherein the pusher face has a portion that
is configured to always extend above or even with the plane defined by the support base.

US Pat. No. 9,723,934

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A product display system, comprising:
a unitary, one-piece base and divider assembly comprising a base and a divider, wherein the divider protrudes upwardly from
the base and separates the base into a first portion and a second portion;

a mounting rail, wherein the mounting rail is adapted to be mounted to a shelf, and wherein the base and divider assembly
is adapted to be coupled to the mounting rail;

a pusher track adapted to be coupled to the mounting rail, wherein the pusher track comprises a top surface adapted to support
product, an underside surface, an elongate slot defined in the pusher track, and a plurality of notches defined in the pusher
track, wherein the plurality of notches include a pair of opposing notches defined in opposite sides of the elongate slot;

a spring-urged pusher adapted to be coupled to the pusher track;
a coil spring adapted to urge the spring-urged pusher forward; and
a barrier, wherein the barrier is adapted to be moveable between an open position and a closed position, wherein the barrier
is sized to inhibit access to product positioned on the shelf when the barrier is in the closed position and allow a limited
number of product to be lifted over the barrier at one time when the barrier is in the closed position, and wherein the barrier
is adapted to facilitate restocking of product on the shelf when the barrier is in the open position, wherein the barrier
is adapted to be coupled to the system proximate a front edge of the shelf.

US Pat. No. 9,693,642

ANGLED SUPPORT FOR DISPLAYING PRODUCTS

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A method for providing a cascading support for items being displayed in a retail establishment, comprising:
mounting a first horizontal support to a set of vertical supports, the set of vertical supports positioned at a first angle;
mounting a second horizontal support with a first channel to the set of vertical supports;
mounting a first vertical upright with opposing second and third channels on the first and second horizontal supports; and
mounting a first peg board panel in the first channel and the second channel and a second peg board panel in the first channel
and the third channel, the mounting of the peg board panels causing the peg board panels to be inclined with respect to the
first angle.

US Pat. No. 9,532,658

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a divider configured to be secured to a support structure, wherein the divider includes a forward end and a rearward end;
the divider includes a divider wall and a divider floor, the divider wall extending upwardly from the divider floor, the divider
floor includes a top surface;

a barrier that is moveable by rotation without a rotation biasing element between a folded position and an upright position
such that that a rear surface of the barrier moves toward the rearward end to define an acute angle between the rear surface
of the barrier and the divider floor when the barrier rotates from the upright position to the folded position and the rear
surface of the barrier moves toward the forward end when the barrier rotates from the folded position to the upright position,
wherein the barrier is configured to be positioned proximate the forward end of the divider such that a product positioned
on the top surface of the divider floor contacts the barrier when the product moves toward the forward end of the divider;

a rotational mounting structure, wherein a bottom end of the barrier is connected to the rotational mounting structure;
wherein the barrier is configured to rotate from the folded position to the upright position when the product positioned on
the top surface of the divider floor moves in a forward direction and contacts the barrier such that forward movement of the
product rotates the barrier from the folded position to the upright position; and wherein the barrier is configured to cease
the forward movement of the product when the barrier is in the upright position;

wherein the barrier defines a folded angle in between a rear surface of the barrier and the divider floor when the barrier
is in the folded position, wherein the folded angle is between about 45 degrees to about 20 degrees.

US Pat. No. 9,968,207

MULTI-COMPONENT DISPLAY AND MERCHANDISE SYSTEMS

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A product management display system, comprising:a base for operative coupling to a shelf; and
a pusher, removably coupled to the base and movable in a first direction, the pusher including a pusher support base, the pusher support base defining a horizontal plane extending at a topmost portion of the pusher support base and a pusher face that is extendable in a second direction from a first position to at least one second position, wherein the pusher has a first horizontal width in the first position and a second horizontal width in the at least one second position, and wherein the pusher face has a portion that is configured to always extend above or even with the horizontal plane defined by the pusher support base.

US Pat. No. 9,895,007

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH TRACKLESS PUSHER MECHANISM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
a front rail that is mountable to a shelf;
at least one divider floor configured to engage the front rail and to hold product;
a front end of the divider floor having a front lock; and
a pusher mechanism mounted to the divider floor and configured to slide along the divider floor,
wherein the front lock is in front of the pusher mechanism and is configured to be digitally accessible by a user's thumb
or finger when product is on the divider floor,

wherein the front lock is shiftable between a first position and a second position,
wherein the front lock moves the divider floor out of engagement with the front rail when in the first position to permit
slidable movement of the divider floor relative to the front rail, and

wherein the front lock prevents slidable movement of the divider floor relative to the front rail when in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,818,148

IN-STORE ITEM ALERT ARCHITECTURE

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A method comprising:
determining, by a first shelf label device, whether an individual is within a sensing area of the first shelf label device,
the first shelf label device configured to provide information about a first product on a first shelf on which the first shelf
label device is attached;

in response to determining that the individual is within the sensing area, determining, by the first shelf label device, whether
to notify an occurrence of the determination that the individual is within the sensing area of the first shelf label device
to at least one second shelf label device;

in response to determining to notify, transmitting, from the first shelf label device, a notification to the at least one
second shelf label device that the individual is within the sensing area of the first shelf label device;

triggering an alert at the at least one second shelf label device based upon the transmitted notification;
determining whether the individual is within a sensing area of the at least one second shelf label device, and
disengaging the alert at the at least one second shelf label based upon determining that the individual is within the sensing
area of the at least one second shelf label device.

US Pat. No. 9,750,354

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

18. A merchandise display system comprising:
a divider configured to be secured to a support structure, wherein the divider includes a forward end and a rearward end;
the divider includes a divider wall and a divider floor, the divider wall extending upwardly from the divider floor;
a pusher mechanism comprising a biasing device and configured to slide along the divider floor to move a product toward the
forward end;

a barrier configured to be positioned proximate the forward end of the divider such that the product positioned on the top
surface of the divider floor contacts the barrier when the product moves toward the forward end of the divider;

a low product indicator device comprising a side wall, a front wall, and a bottom wall;
wherein the biasing device comprises a coiled spring;
wherein the coiled spring passes over the bottom wall of the low product indicator device and below the front wall of the
low product indicator device; and

wherein the low product indicator device is configured to move forward with the pusher mechanism as the product nearest the
forward end is removed until a predetermined amount of product is removed from the merchandise display.

US Pat. No. 9,635,957

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:
at least one divider including a barrier, the at least one divider further including a divider wall, the at least one divider
further including a divider floor perpendicular to the divider wall, wherein the divider floor is configured to hold product;
and

a pusher mechanism operatively connected to the divider, the pusher mechanism having a pusher surface defining a first surface
area, a pusher floor, and a coiled spring having a coiled end and a free end and a pusher extender defining a second surface
area; wherein the second surface area is greater than the first surface area such that the pusher extender increases a pusher
surface area of the pusher mechanism and wherein the pusher extender defines a sleeve that is configured to fit over the pusher
mechanism.

US Pat. No. 9,993,091

PRODUCT SECUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandising system, comprising:a base configured to support product, the base defining a front edge, a back edge, a first side edge, and a second side edge;
a housing configured to engage with the base, comprising a top wall, a first side wall, and a second side wall;
a spring-urged pusher movably mounted on the base; and
a front retaining wall, wherein the front retaining wall is mounted at an angle relative to the base and extends from the second side edge toward the first side edge and toward the front edge,
wherein the front retaining wall, the first side wall, and the top wall define an opening for removing product laterally from the base, wherein the opening opens towards the first side edge, and
wherein the opening is configured to allow a single product positioned between the front retaining wall and the spring-urged pusher to be removed at one time.

US Pat. No. 9,968,206

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A product management display system comprising: a tray having a tray surface adapted to rest on a flat surface; a pusher mechanism having a pusher surface, the pusher mechanism configured to slide across at least a portion of the tray surface; at least one divider attached to the tray surface for dividing product into rows; and a front retaining wall attached to a front portion of the tray surface;wherein the front retaining wall comprises a bottom surface adapted to rest on the flat surface, and the bottom surface comprising detents; wherein the front portion of the tray surface has correspondingly shaped sockets for receiving the detents when the front retaining wall is attached to the front portion of the tray surface;
wherein the bottom surface further comprises a downward extension configured such that when the front retaining wall is attached to the front portion of the tray surface, the downward extension is in front of a front edge of the front portion and adjacent the front edge of the front portion of the tray surface.

US Pat. No. 9,777,955

COLLAPSIBLE INSULATING DEVICE

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A collapsible insulating device comprising:
a base;
an inner liner defining an interior cavity;
an opening extending into the inner liner; and
a layer covering the inner liner; and
wherein the base, the inner liner, and the layer are configured to be assembled into the insulating device, wherein the base,
the inner liner, and the layer are configured to be detached from one another and placed into a container, wherein the interior
cavity defines a volumetric capacity in the assembled insulating device and wherein the volumetric capacity of the insulating
device is configured to be larger than a volume of the container.

US Pat. No. 9,777,904

LED LIGHTING ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF LIGHTING FOR A MERCHANDISE DISPLAY

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A lighting assembly for a merchandise display comprising:
a lighting bar;
a circuit board assembly having a plurality of LEDs mounted to the lighting bar, wherein the plurality of LEDs project a light
onto a merchandise display;

a plurality of lenses covering certain of the plurality of LEDs, and wherein the lenses capture the light from their respective
LEDs, modify a beam pattern emitted from their respective LED, and re-project the light emitted from the plurality of LEDs
in a substantially even distribution vertically and wherein the plurality of lenses each individually fit over their respective
LEDs and comprise two different lens types;

a plurality of reflective surfaces adjacent to the plurality of LEDs, wherein the plurality of reflective surfaces divide
the light thereby creating multiple light beams projecting from the LEDs, wherein the multiple beams include a first light
beam in a first direction and a second light beam in a second direction different than the first direction; and

wherein the two different lens types comprise different configurations that produce a spotlight beam pattern and an oval shaped
beam pattern, such that the lenses producing the spotlight beam pattern are directed toward a bottom shelf of the merchandise
display and the lenses producing the oval shaped beam pattern are directed at an upper area and a middle area of the merchandise
display.

US Pat. No. 10,024,487

GOAL SECUREMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A goal securement and monitoring device, comprising:a securement member configured to secure a ground bar of a goal to the ground, wherein the securement member includes a ground base member and an arm member extending from the ground base member, wherein the ground base member is configured to be secured to the ground and the arm member defines a channel in which the ground bar of the goal can be positioned in between the arm member and the ground when the ground base member is secured to the ground, wherein the securement member further includes at least one of a gusset or a set of press ribs configured to resist deformation of the securement member;
a securement housing enclosing a portion of the arm member, the securement housing configured such that the ground bar of the goal can be positioned in between the securement housing and the ground when the ground base member is secured to the ground, wherein the securement housing includes a first and second opposing halves, wherein the first and second opposing halves are joined by a clip joint, wherein the securement housing further includes at least one groove that is complimentary with an edge of the securement member such that the edge of the securement member fits within the groove, and further wherein the securement housing includes a set of crush ribs defined with the groove, wherein the crush ribs are configured to deform and conform to the shape of the edge of the securement member to establish a friction fit between the securement housing and the securement member; and
a pressure pad assembly configured to indicate whether the ground base member is secured to the ground, the pressure pad assembly having a pressure pad housing, a pressure pad base, a pressure pad biasing element, and an indicator, wherein the pressure pad encloses a distal portion of the arm member, and the pressure pad base is slidably coupled to the pressure pad housing such that a portion of the pressure pad base is positioned within the pressure pad housing when the pressure pad assembly is in a set position and the portion of the pressure pad base extends from the pressure pad housing when the pressure pad assembly is in an extended position, wherein the pressure pad biasing element biases the pressure pad housing and the pressure pad base into the extended position,
wherein the pressure pad assembly is configured to be in the set position when the ground member is secured to the ground and is configured to be in the extended position when the ground base member is not secured to the ground, and
wherein the indicator is configured to indicate at least one of: 1) that the ground base member is not secured to the ground when the pressure pad assembly is in the extended position or 2) that the ground base member is secured to the ground when the pressure pad assembly is in the set position.

US Pat. No. 10,210,478

CONTINUOUS DISPLAY SHELF EDGE LABEL DEVICE

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. An apparatus comprising:at least one processor;
a digital display wherein the digital display is a single continuous display oriented along an entire edge of a shelf of a retailer, the digital display configured to:
output, a plurality of information from a first display mode of operation,
provide a user interface, and
permit, an individual to edit a parameter of the user interface;
at least one memory storing computer executable instructions that, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to output, to the digital display, the plurality of information; and
a wireless communication interface configured to receive data representative of the plurality of information from a wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,206,520

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:a floor member configured to be secured to a support structure, wherein the floor member includes a floor forward end, a floor rearward end, and a floor top surface;
a barrier that is moveable by rotation between a folded position and an upright position; and
a rotational mounting structure, wherein a bottom end of the barrier is connected to the rotational mounting structure, and wherein the barrier and rotational mounting structure are configured to be positioned proximate the floor forward end of the floor member;
wherein a rear surface of the barrier moves toward the floor rearward end when the barrier rotates from the upright position to the folded position and a front surface of the barrier moves toward the floor forward end when the barrier rotates from the folded position to the upright position,
wherein the barrier is configured to rotate from the folded position to the upright position when product positioned on the floor top surface moves in a forward direction and contacts the barrier such that forward movement of the product rotates the barrier from the folded position to the upright position, and
wherein the front surface of the barrier is configured to engage a surface of the rotational mounting structure when the barrier rotates from the folded position to the upright position.

US Pat. No. 10,178,909

ANTI-SPLAY DEVICE FOR MERCHANDISE DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:a front rail configured to mount to a shelf;
a first divider assembly configured to connect to the front rail, the first divider assembly defining a first divider assembly front and a first divider assembly rear the first divider assembly comprising a first divider wall separating the first divider assembly to define a first track and a second track for supporting product;
a second divider assembly defining a second divider assembly front and a second divider assembly rear, the second divider assembly configured to connect to the front rail, the second divider assembly comprising a second divider wall separating the second divider assembly to define a third track and a fourth track for supporting product; and
a floor configured to connect to the front rail and configured to extend between the first divider wall and the second divider wall;
wherein the floor engages the first divider assembly at the first divider assembly rear and the floor engages the second divider assembly at the second divider assembly rear to aid in preventing the first divider assembly and the second divider assembly from splaying in relation to one another;
wherein the floor further comprises a spring for raising the floor above a rear portion of the first divider assembly and a rear portion of the second divider assembly when the merchandise display system is in an unloaded position.

US Pat. No. 10,226,137

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DISPLAY SYSTEM

RTC Industries, Inc., Ro...

1. A merchandise display system comprising:at least one divider including a barrier, the at least one divider further including a divider wall, the at least one divider further including a divider floor perpendicular to the divider wall, wherein the divider floor is configured to hold product; and
a pusher mechanism operatively connected to the at least one divider, the pusher mechanism having a pusher surface defining a first surface area, a pusher floor extending forwardly from the pusher surface, and a coiled spring having a coiled end and a free end, wherein the coiled end is positioned behind the pusher surface and the pusher mechanism is guided in a track on the divider floor, and a pusher extender defining a second surface area; wherein the second surface area is greater than the first surface area such that the pusher extender increases the pusher surface area of the pusher mechanism;
wherein the barrier is configured to rotate between an upright position and a folded position.