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News Archive - January 2009

Alfa Laval acquires German heat exchanger firm 30 January 2009
THE Alfa Laval group has bought HES (Heat Exchanger Systems), a German specialist in spiral heat exchangers.

Crunchtime for seizing R22 phase out wins 29 January 2009
R22’s phase-out brings real opportunity for consultants to grow their business despite the harsh economic climate, says air conditioning giant LG.

Sanyo launches heat pump training courses 29 January 2009
SANYO Air Conditioners is launching a training programme to teach acr engineers how to install its carbon dioxide-based ECO heat pump systems.

GEA buys Norwich freezer firm Eurotek 28 January 2009
REFRIGERATION giant GEA has bought Eurotek Engineering, the food freezing firm headquartered in Norwich.

F-Gas and heat pumps at Manchester HEVAR 2009 27 January 2009
HEAT PUMP seminars and F-Gas talks from leading air conditioning experts will feature at Manchester HEVAR 2009, which starts tomorrow.

Gummer secures LG distribution role 27 January 2009
LG has appointed Thane Gummer as distribution support manager.

Honeywell acts to protect R410A patents 26 January 2009
A CHINESE firm has agreed to stop infringing Honeywell's refrigerant patents.

Advanced Engineering seals deal with Fuchs 22 January 2009
Fuchs, the lubricants maker, has hooked up with AC supplier Advanced Engineering to launch its product into the UK market.

Refrigeration firm closes making 35 jobless 20 January 2009
SWANSEA firm Pontardawe Refrigeration Products is to fold and 35 workers have been laid-off.

Pettitt gets Samsung post 20 January 2009
SAMSUNG has appointed Jon Pettitt as its national sales manager for air conditioning.

ASHRAE Winter brings cool rush to windy city 19 January 2009
'ACTIONS in Europe to improve energy efficiency of buildings' is just one of the seminars taking place at the 2009 ASHRAE Winter Conference from January 24-28.

Ebac plans to open fridge factory 15 January 2009
EBAC plans to open a domestic fridge factory in Bishop Auckland, County Durham where the manufacturer of dehumidifiers is based.

Mostra Convegno 2010 has 70% space booked 13 January 2009
MORE than 70% of the exhibition space at Mostra Convegno Expocomfort 2010 has already been booked up say organisers.

Tickets selling fast for ACR News Awards! 13 January 2009
If you've not yet booked your place at the ACR News Awards, act quickly because tables are going fast.

SIRAC talk considers ACR's future 13 January 2009
THE future of refrigeration and air conditioning is the focus of an event organised by SIRAC – the Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning network

Cool-Therm predicts a happy new year 12 January 2009
COOL-THERM is starting 2009 with £1 million in orders and is upbeat about its prospects for the year.

IOR launches Real Zero service 05 January 2009
THE IOR (Institute of Refrigeration) has launched a new service to help acr industry professionals reduce refrigerant leaks.

Hitachi includes Thermofrost Cryo in distribution changes 05 January 2009
EFFECTIVE from the new year, Thermofrost Cryo Plc has been appointed as a stocking distributor of Hitachi split system and VRF equipment.

33% growth for UK chiller market 05 January 2009
THE UK chiller market enjoyed a 33% growth in value in 2007, says a BSRIA report covering the European ac market.

Two days left for 'early bird' conference rate 05 January 2009
TWO days are left for acr professionals wanting to pay less to attend the Transforming Technologies conference in London on March 3.

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