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 6 May 2011

Public health inquiry into rise in legionnaires' disease in Scotland

A sudden increase in cases of legionnaires' disease in Glasgow has prompted a public health investigation. 
 6 May 2011

G & L Beijer report 13% sales increase

G & L Beijer, the Swedish refrigeration and air conditioning business, saw sales rise by 13% in the first quarter of this year. 
 6 May 2011

New staff and engineering department at Space Air

Daikin distributor Space Air conditioning has recruited numerous staff across departments as part of a realignment of responsibilities at the company. 
 6 May 2011

Rhodia returns record profits as take-over looms

SOLVAY'S bid for Rhodia is likely to be concluded towards the end of July, Rhodia chief executive Jean-Pierre Clamadieu has revealed at a press conference to announce record first quarter profits. 
 28 Apr 2011

Miami man pleads guilty to R22 smuggling

A 34-YEAR-OLD man in Miami has pleaded guilty to knowingly importing approximately 278,256 kg of illegal R22. 
 28 Apr 2011

Emerson sees the light

Spectroline's UV leak detection dye is reported to have been approved for use with Emerson's Copeland compressors, making it the only third-party additive approved by Copeland. 
 27 Apr 2011

FSDF celebrates 100 years

THE Food Storage & Distribution (FSDF) celebrates its centenary this year with a celebration lunch, golf day, and culminating in a centenary conference in September. 
 26 Apr 2011

Coca-Cola creates Igloos in India

TO help customers cool-off in India this summer Coca-Cola have come up with the Brrr experience, placing artificial igloos in shopping malls across the country to give patrons the chance to cool off in an icy-cold atmosphere. 
 26 Apr 2011

Solvay's bid reflects buoyant market

SOLVAY's recent €6.6m bid for fellow refrigerant manufacturer Rhodia could be a precursor to further such deals this year, according to financial analysts, as the sector experiences increased profitability and continued consolidation. 
 26 Apr 2011

ACR Show tipped as a sell-out

THE ACR Show is well on course to sell out. With a year to go to the industry's new exhibition, the ACR Show sales team has broken through the 1500 m2 barrier. 
 21 Apr 2011

A-Gas secures investment for expansion

A-Gas is set to execute a rapid expansion strategy in the UK and internationally after securing a significant investment from leading mid-market private equity firm LDC, in a deal worth £70 million. 
 21 Apr 2011

Ingersoll Rand confirms Hussmann sale discussions

INGERSOLL Rand has confirmed its intention to sell its Hussmann refrigerated display case equipment business. 
 19 Apr 2011


 19 Apr 2011

Following the retail code could cut emissions by 20%

THE Carbon Trust has now published its draft code of conduct for retail refrigeration systems which aims to reduce the estimated 7.3MtCO2e per year produced in this industry. 
 19 Apr 2011

RDM case controllers adopted by US food retailer

RDM, has made a significant advance in the US market following adoption of its refrigerated case controllers by food retailer Fresh & Easy. 
 19 Apr 2011

Prince's Regeneration Trust joins fight to save the Grimsby Ice Factory

THE Prince's Regeneration Trust has become involved in attempts to save the Grimsby Ice Factory and the 80-year-old refrigeration equipment it contains. 
 19 Apr 2011

Only one Oceanair

OCEANAIR UK Ltd, the Nottingham-based ac distributor has expanded its business into the south following the closure of its sister company Oceanair Distribution. 
 15 Apr 2011

WR Refrigeration is new distributor for Arneg

WR has become an approved distributor of ARNEG, giving them access to the Italian company's range of chilled and frozen cases and cabinets, designed for the retail sector. 
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