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News Archive - January 2010

Johnson Controls predicts 5% ac division growth 26 January 2010
JOHNSON Controls saw its building efficiency business sales drop 2% in the past quarter to $3.1 billion but the company expects it will grow 5% in the fiscal year.

LG and Toshiba join domestic heat pump market 26 January 2010
LG AND Toshiba have joined the UK domestic heat pump market by launching their own solutions into the growing sector.

Countdown to Transforming Technologies 2010 26 January 2010
ACR professionals are gearing up to attend London's Transforming Technologies conference on March 3 and six days remain for visitors to get the early bird delegate rate.

Danfoss signs deal with US monitoring firm 26 January 2010
DANFOSS has signed a supplier agreeement with US firm Procon Inc for its temperature monitoring technologies.

Charity donation ends cartel proceedings 20 January 2010
Investigations against Whirlpool International's president Paulo Periquito and other employees into their involvement in alleged anti-competitive activities by Embraco, have been suspended on the condition they donate to charity.

Copper tube makers launch heat transfer venture 20 January 2010
A US and a German copper tube manufacturer have launched a joint venture to develop new heat transfer technologies.

Brooks joins J&E Hall's sales role 20 January 2010
FORMER Kooltech employee Amanda Brooks has been appointed J & E Hall’s southern area sales manager.

Waitrose adds Bakewell tart scent to sniff out leaks 20 January 2010
THE smell of Bakewell tarts is to be added to Waitrose's refrigeration gases to sniff out refrigerant leaks.

Daikin, Mitsubishi and TEV share £3.75m heat pump deal 19 January 2010
DAIKIN, TEV (Heat King), and Mitsubishi have secured contracts to provide some 2,500 air-to water heat pumps over the next two years to UK homes that are off the gas network.

Samsung aims to up ac sales this year by 50% 12 January 2010
SAMSUNG Electronics aims to reap $2.7 billion (3.1 trillion won) in sales of air conditioners in 2010 - up 50% from last year.

Early bird rate for Transforming Technologies extended 12 January 2010
ACR professionals looking to pay less to attend London's Transforming Technologies conference on March 3, now have until January 31, to take advantage of its early bird delegate rate.

Fita-Seal franchisees sought for door seal woes 11 January 2010
UK franchisor the Filta group is seeking franchise owners for Fita-Seal, its new refrigeration door seal replacement service launching next month.

Fridge firm appeals Tamahere blaze sentence 06 January 2010
MOBILE Refrigeration Specialists, the fridge firm fined in court last month, following the Icepak Coolstore fire in Tamahere, New Zealand, has appealed its sentence.

Honeywell gets European patent for HFO-1234yf 05 January 2010
HONEYWELL announced today that it has received a patent from the European Patent Office covering the use of its new low global-warming refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, in automobile air conditioning.

LG AC sets $10 billion sales target for 2013 05 January 2010
LG Electronics Air Conditioning today announced an aggressive new sales target of USD 10 billion by 2013.

Frozen food market sees strong growth 04 January 2010
THE frozen retail market is now worth more than £5.1 billion and continues to enjoy strong growth, according to new data for 2009.

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