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News Archive - May 2009

Zetacool is UK distributor for Midea 28 May 2009
ZETACOOL has been appointed as the UK distributor for Chinese manufacturer Midea's complete range of air conditioning equipment.

FRPERC's quest for new home yields results 27 May 2009
SINCE its impending closure was announced earlier this month, the Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre has been approached by five academic organisations offering it a new home.

Fridge pupils keep World Skills hopes alive 26 May 2009
THREE refrigeration students are keeping cool about dreams of SkillFridge and WorldSkills success.

Britannic dive brings death of ac firm's MD 26 May 2009
THE managing director of a Midlands-based air-conditioning firm has died of 'the bends' while diving for the National Geographic in the Aegean Sea.

RDM acquires software firm 26 May 2009
REFRIGERATION controls firm Resource Data Management (RDM), has bought software developer Resorsys.

Daikin looks to new r&d centre for lead role 21 May 2009
DAIKIN has announced its intention to take a leading role in large commercial air conditioning with the opening of a new $52m r&d facility to develop global products and facilitate their rapid introduction to the market.

Carrier faces aggressive cost cutting 21 May 2009
THE owner of acr manufacturer Carrier is to take “aggressive action” to cut costs as a result of the global recession hitting sales in its residential and transport refrigeration sectors.

Quidos shows off AIRS 20 May 2009
QUIDOS' accreditation scheme is the first to lodge an Air Conditioning Report (ACR) through the Landmark central register.

Palamarczuk hired as dpac UK sales manager 20 May 2009
FERROLI's air conditioning distributor dpac UK has hired Roger Palamarczuk as the company's UK sales manager.

Fridge technology helps man learn about creation 19 May 2009
A CRYOGENIC refrigeration system may help mankind learn more about the creation of the universe.

Hubbard drives transport refrigeration business 19 May 2009
HUBBARD Products has opened a transport refrigeration service centre in Chorley, Lancashire and is also expanding its business by establishing a West Midlands sales and admin site.

GEA PHE partners up with Finland's Vahterus 14 May 2009
GERMAN plate heat exchanger manufacturer, GEA PHE Systems, has entered into a partnership agreement with Finnish firm Vahterus Oy.

Dysk, Easy Air and Gallant become Samsung distributors 12 May 2009

SAMSUNG has announced the appointment of Dysk Air Conditioning, Easy Air Conditioning and Gallant Air Conditioning as new distributors tasked with growing sales of its new DVM Plus III air conditioning systems alongside the range of RAC solutions.

FRPERC seeks saviour after closure notice 12 May 2009
THE Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre (FRPERC), which for more than 40 years has produced research into energy efficiency and food safety in the cold chain, faces closure after losing its home at the University of Bristol.

Bottomley comes top of cooling games 12 May 2009
A 20 year-old worker from GB Air Control in Huddersfield has won the semi-finals of SkillFRIDGE 2009, the UK air conditioning and refrigeration competition.

ACR firms' appeal against copper cartel fines overturned 07 May 2009
THREE leading air conditioning and refrigeration copper pipe producers fined nearly Euro79m in 2003 for participating in a copper cartel, have had their appeal overturned by a European Court.

HFC cuts receive US backing 05 May 2009
THE US government looks set to back calls for a curtailment of the use of HFC refrigerants in what is being described as a 'phase-down'.

New survey echoes R22 concerns 01 May 2009
MANY R22 refrigerant users will be left high and dry next year according to the British Refrigeration Association (BRA).

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