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 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. 
 13 Apr 2011

Countdown to the RHI

TWO months ahead of the anticipated parliamentary approval of the RHI scheme, the Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Institute (ACHPI) says that installers are giving the scheme a cautious welcome ahead of further details being released. 
 12 Apr 2011

Robot air conditioner to star in India

A TRANSFORMER-style robot air conditioner with a a secret passion for cleanliness could become a favourite TV character in India. 
 6 Apr 2011

RDM's first international conference for global distributors a success

RDM, has held its first international distributor conference at its headquarters in Glasgow. The two-day event drew together senior representatives from the company's growing international network, which now covers the US, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, Holland, Turkey and Malaysia. 
 6 Apr 2011

Walter Meier Group acquires JS Humidifiers

HUMIDIFICATION specialist JS Humidifiers has been acquired by the Swiss climate and manufacturing technology group Walter Meier. 
 6 Apr 2011

Arctic ozone loss hits record levels

DESPITE efforts to phase-out ozone depleting gases like CFCs and HCFCs, depletion of the ozone layer over the Arctic has reached an unprecedented level this spring, according to the UN's World Meteorological Organisation. 
 4 Apr 2011

GEA given go-ahead to complete Bock takeover

GEA says it will retain the Bock name and make Bock's Frickenhausen manufacturing site its "competence centre" for small compressors. 
 1 Apr 2011

Airedale and Gram take top product awards

OVER 300 people from all sectors of the air conditioning and refrigeration industry saw Airedale International's Turbochill Freecool chiller crowned as air-conditioning product of the year in this year's ACR News Awards. 
 1 Apr 2011

Roberts delighted at scooping award

GLENN Roberts, managing director of Gram, has expressed his delight at winning the ACR News Refrigeration Product of the Year Award. 
 30 Mar 2011

Dow in Chinese perchloroethylene joint venture

US CHEMICAL company Dow is to produce perchloroethylene, a key component in the production of HFC refrigerants, in a joint venture with the Chinese Befar Group. 
 29 Mar 2011

AHRI to evaluate low GWP refrigerants

AHRI, the US Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute, has launched a research programme to identify and evaluate the application of low GWP alternative refrigerants. 
 28 Mar 2011

US looks set to follow EU ban on R134a in car ac

THE US looks set to follow the EU and ban the use of R134a in car air conditioning systems. The US EPA has agreed to grant a petition filed by a trio of environmental groups to withdraw the agency's approval for the use of the gas which will be followed by a formal "notice and comment" rulemaking to set the phase-out schedule. This could take six months or more. 
 25 Mar 2011

Spring sale as G & L Beijer focusses on refrigeration

DEAN & Wood's Swedish parent G & L Beijer AB has divested its entire holding of 2.7 million shares, in Beijer Alma, a cable and spring manufacturer, as it continues to focus on its refrigeration wholesale operations. 
 24 Mar 2011

DCI opens CO2 retail test room and training facility

HAMPSHIRE-based contractor DCI Refrigeration and Electrical has officially opened a new £100,000 CO2 retail refrigeration test plant and training facility in Portsmouth. 
 24 Mar 2011

UK company trains Italian F-gas engineers

THE UK training provider Business Edge is helping Italian engineers achieve F-gas certification. Twenty seven Italian engineers have already passed the assessments by the Hampshire-based company in a deal signed with Italian training company Centro Studi Galileo. 
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