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News Archive - April 2019

Danfoss Drives wins Refrigeration Ancillary Product of the Year 29 April 2019

AC variable speed drive expert Danfoss Drives took home the Refrigeration Ancillary Product of the Year Award at this year’s ACR News Awards....


Ongoing Brexit uncertainty impacts construction 29 April 2019

The Construction Products Association’s forecasts for UK construction activity have been downgraded once again due to the impacts of continued Brexit uncertainty on investment, divergences between regional housing markets, difficulties faced by ...


Fieldpiece Instruments opens UK office 29 April 2019

Fieldpiece Instruments has opened a UK office in Northampton as part of its international development strategy, building on its European operations and providing sales and customer service in the UK....


Hitachi expands heating team 23 April 2019

Hitachi Cooling & Heating has repositioned its heating team within the business with the appointment of new national sales manager for heating, Kevin Lucas, and key account manager, Lisa Bishop....


IOR Annual Conference to focus on refrigerant safety and risk assessment 23 April 2019

For its 2019 Annual Conference, taking place on 12 June at Austin Court in Birmingham, the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) will focus on refrigerant safety and risk assessment requirements....


IIR rallies industry ahead of World Refrigeration Day 23 April 2019

In coordination with the many supporting associations and companies worldwide, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) has launched a Call to Action for World Refrigeration Day....


Panasonic and TF Solutions part ways 23 April 2019

Panasonic UK has announced an end to its distributor agreement with TF Solutions....


Waterloo invests in new training programme 18 April 2019

Waterloo Air Products is investing in an 18-month professional development programme for a group of employees from all disciplines within the company....


Primalec enters agreement with Unicorn Tools 15 April 2019

Primalec, a leading UK producer of leak control and air conditioning service solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership with Dutch firm Unicorn Tools....


Fujitsu to host open day 15 April 2019

On 01 May, Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK will open the doors of its head office in Elstree, inviting visitors take a look at the inner workings of one of industry’s most trusted brands....


JSA Service backs D-Day charity run 15 April 2019

Air conditioning and chiller specialist JSA Service is sponsoring and taking part in an epic endurance run organised by The Veterans Charity to commemorate D-Day....


Construction product manufacturing rises but investment stalls 15 April 2019

The construction products manufacturing sector reported favourable results in the first quarter of 2019, with continued growth in the sales of products and materials. Despite the environment of uncertainty relating to Brexit, manufacturers’ sales ...


Carel makes two top management appointments 15 April 2019

After making Giandomenico Lombello group managing director, Carel is continuing the reorganisation of its sales and marketing department with the appointments of Alessandro Greggio as group chief sales and marketing officer, refrigeration and ...


Williams Refrigeration achieves ISO 50001 15 April 2019

Williams Refrigeration has achieved ISO 50001, an accreditation which covers energy management for the design, manufacture, installation and service of commercial cabinets and modular products....


FETA focuses on legislation 12 April 2019

FETA held its 28th Annual Luncheon on 11 April at The Brewery in London with over 650 people in attendance from across the HVAC industry, government departments, institutes and associations with which FETA has close links....


AUK Distribution celebrates 10 years 11 April 2019

Formed on 20 April 2009, AUK Distribution continues to go from strength to strength and this year sees the business celebrating its 10th anniversary....


Victaulic celebrates 100 years of innovation 08 April 2019

On 04 April, Victaulic celebrated 100 years since it was granted its first industry patent for mechanical pipe joining solutions....


ACR News Awards sees HydroFoam 2.0 take Ancillary accolade 08 April 2019

Advanced Engineering's heavy-duty cleanser and brightener, HydroFoam 2.0, was named Ancillary Air Conditioning Product of the Year at the ACR News Awards in March....


Transtherm bolsters engineering team 08 April 2019

Transtherm has strengthened its sales team of skilled mechanical engineers with the appointment of applications engineer Robert Amuna and engineering apprentice Ethan Steadman....


J S Wright appoints new managing director 08 April 2019

Mechanical and electrical services provider J S Wright is to have a new managing director following Marcus Aniol’s move to the role of chairman....


Pump House to distribute Imperial Tools 05 April 2019

Following the acquisition of Stride Tools by Diversitech this year, the distribution and stocking of Imperial Tools will be transferred to Pump House....


Illegal trade in HFC refrigerants is flourishing 05 April 2019

A key initiative in Europe’s strategy to fight climate change is being undermined by an escalating trade in climate-harming HFC refrigerant gases....


J S Wrights wins major student accommodation contract 05 April 2019

Birmingham-based mechanical and electrical services specialist J S Wright has secured a contract worth more than £1.3m to help meet booming demand for purpose-built student accommodation in Exeter....


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