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News Archive - September 2009

EC gives go-ahead for Sanyo acquisition 29 September 2009
EUROPEAN Union anti-trust regulators have given the conditional go-ahead for the purchase of Sanyo by its Japanese rival Panasonic.

Fall in ac inspection figures drives classes for trading standards 28 September 2009
FIGURES from energy services firms show a fall in the number of new inspection contracts placed in recent months, despite the fact that tens of thousands of inspections, which were required by January 4, 2009, are still to be carried out.

Daikin increases production 28 September 2009
DAIKIN is to employ more staff and ramp up production at its Ostend plant in response to what it sees as "recent positive sales signals".

CO2 venture gives WR Refrigeration a boost 28 September 2009
HUURRE Group Oy, the parent of UK contractor WR Refrigeration, has formed a joint venture with Italian CO2 fridge specialist Enex Srl.

Study puts ice factory's future on ice 28 September 2009
THE future of a historic ice factory was discussed at a public meeting in Grimsby but plans have been put on ice until a feasibility study next year.

Historic ice factory's future in the balance 22 September 2009
THE future of a historic ice factory is to be discussed at a public meeting in Grimsby on Thursday, September 24.

Transforming Technologies conference March 2010 22 September 2009
ACR News is hosting its brand new Transforming Technologies conference on March 3, 2010.

Massage therapy and more at London HEVAR 2009 22 September 2009
VISITORS to London HEVAR 2009 (September 23-24) will not only see 76 product stands, attend seminars and be treated to a free lunch, but will get a head and shoulder massage.

A-Gas takes responsibility for Gasco cylinders 21 September 2009
BRISTOL-based refrigerant supplier A-Gas has purchased Gasco's entire UK fleet of cylinders from the administrator.

Sarkozy visits CIAT's heat pump factory 21 September 2009
FRENCH president Nicolas Sarkozy recently paid a visit to a factory owned by the air conditioning manufacturer CIAT.

Samsung agrees long-term deal with Gallant 15 September 2009
SAMSUNG has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Gallant Air Conditioning.

EHS brands bought by Electrovision 15 September 2009
THE assets of Manchester-based air conditioning firm, EHS (International) have been sold to the Electrovision group.

Air conditioned building gets highest ever BREEAM rating 15 September 2009
A HIGHLY-efficient air conditioning system is contributing to the eco-credentials of the new Environment Agency headquarters, dubbed "the greenest office development in the UK".

Air conditioning accessories unveils Sanyo heatpump training 15 September 2009
Sanyo distributor Air Conditioning Accessories has launched training for the company's carbon dioxide-based heatpump technology.

A cool blast from the past 15 September 2009
ACR News readers can sit back and enjoy what could be described as a Masterclass from 1939.

Ryan-Jayberg to distribute Bonnet Névé 14 September 2009
RYAN-Jayberg has signed an agreement with the Italian commercial refrigeration equipment group EPTA for sole distribution of Bonnet Névé products within the UK.

Supermarkets in MP talks to cut HFCs use 08 September 2009
CLIVE Efford, the MP who introduced a bill proposing government work towards banning HFCs from supermarket refrigeration, has set up a meeting between retailers and government to discuss the issue.

IOR to unveil Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Institute 08 September 2009
A NEW specialist group named the Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Institute (ACHPI) is being launched on September 11, offering technical guidance for those who install, service or maintain air conditioning and heat pump equipment.

Unpaid staff raises concerns for coil maker's future 08 September 2009
THE jobs of 80 acr factory workers are at the heart of talks between bosses and staff at ACR Heat Transfer, which despite a strong order book has left staff unpaid, according to a trade union official.

Daikin buy blows away air filter competition 03 September 2009
DAIKIN Industries is set to acquire Japan's largest air filter manufacturer Nippon Muki for around £33m.

Judge loses cool and threatens to jail ac workers 02 September 2009
UK air conditioning contractors finding work hard to come by might at first be jealous of news that their US counterparts are being provided with work by court order. However two US engineers in Florida might not agree.

Carrier purchases air purification firm StrionAir 01 September 2009
CARRIER has bought StrionAir, a US manufacturer of air purification systems, for an undisclosed sum.

Alfa Laval acquires South Korean heat exchanger firm 01 September 2009
HEAT exchanger manufacturer Alfa Laval has bought 90% of the shares in the South Korean company Leader Heat Exchanger (LHE).

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