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News Archive - March 2009

Business Edge to host two days of training and talks 26 March 2009
F-GAS training provider Business Edge is inviting industry professionals to a product training day on May 6 which will be followed by talks by acr experts on May 7.

Toshiba banks on Lloyd's ACG 24 March 2009
RON Lloyd's Air Conditioning Group (ACG) which purchased the assets of his former firm SMW, has been appointed as a distributor for Toshiba.

MBO saves Pontardawe fridge business and jobs 24 March 2009
PONTARDAWE Refrigeration Products has been bought by former managing director Jon Godsall and is open for business with a new name.

IOR presents paper on scroll compressors 24 March 2009
THE Institute of Refrigeration is presenting an evening paper on April 2 on 'Scroll compressors for carbon dioxide in refrigeration and heat pump applications'.

Cold Move swallows £10,000 penalty after leak poisons brook. 18 March 2009
COLD Move has been ordered to pay more than £10,000 for polluting a brook with ammonia.

Walter Meier cries out for Wolf 17 March 2009
WALTER Meier (Climate UK) has agreed to exclusively distribute Wolf GmbH's KG Top range of air handling units in the UK.

Tecumseh suffers $63.3m loss and announces job cuts 17 March 2009
GLOBAL compressor manufacturer Tecumseh Products has suffered a net loss of $63.3m for the fourth quarter, resulting in the firm planning more job cuts for 2009.

Sanyo makes Air Conditioning Assessories a distributor 16 March 2009
SANYO Air Conditioners has appointed Air Conditioning Accessories as a distributor.

Cubigel sold to US private equity firm 13 March 2009
ACC Spain, the Cubigel commercial compressor arm of the ACC Group has been sold to US private equity company American Industrial Acquisition Corporation (AIAC).

Clivet Aircon hires operations manager 13 March 2009
AIR CONDITIONING specialist Clivet Aircon has appointed Dave Hutchings as operations manager.

Toshiba's heat pump winner drives home with Toyota car 12 March 2009
AN ACR contractor drove home with a brand new Toyota Prius T-Spirit car after winning it at a Toshiba prize draw

Airedale gets £11,500 to train future leaders 10 March 2009
AIR CONDITIONING manufacturer Airedale International has been given a £11,500 training boost to develop its future leaders.

Living without HFCs - Bringing home the Danish story 10 March 2009
DENMARK banned the use of HFC refrigerants at the start of 2007 and exactly what impact this had on the country's refrigeration industry is the subject of a talk on Wednesday, March 11.

Systemair buys Slovenia's Energoplus 10 March 2009
THE ac and ventilation firm Systemair has agreed to buy Energoplus, effective from May 1.

Walter Meier unveils phase out advisory service 10 March 2009
IN RESPONSE to the looming HCFC phase out, Walter Meier(Climate UK) has launched an advisory service to help building operators get the most appropriate, cost-effective solution to fit suit their needs.

In ascendancy: Star Refrigeration makes Times top 100 list 09 March 2009
MOST of the 267 staff at Star Refrigeration don't suffer stress, have confidence in bosses and believe they are paid fairly well - admissions that helped put this firm amongst the 100 best companies to work for.

HRP grows service network 03 March 2009
WHOLESALER HRP has opened a new service centre in Fareham for contractors in the region.

Dean & Wood opens Scottish distribution site 03 March 2009
REFRIGERATION parts wholesaler Dean & Wood has relocated its Glasgow branch to new premises in the city, which will act as a mini distribution centre for the whole of Scotland.

Dean & Wood to sell J & E Hall's compressors 03 March 2009
J & E HALL has signed a sole distributor agreement with acr wholesaler Dean & Wood enabling it to sell remanufactured Halltherm compressors at its 14 branches in the UK and Ireland.

Panasonic's tender offer for Sanyo faces delays 03 March 2009
PANASONIC Corp.'s tender offer for Sanyo Electric Co. is on hold till May or later.

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