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 2 Dec 2009

Frigopol's CEO is set to become football boss

HANS Rinner, CEO of Austrian refrigeration company Frigopol Kalteanlagenbau is set to become president of the Austrian Football Bundesliga. 
 2 Dec 2009

Emerson Climate Technologies hires retail solutions president

EMERSON Climate Technologies has announced the appointment of Mark Dunson to the post of president of its Retail Solutions division. 
 1 Dec 2009

Tesco eco-store focus of IOR paper

THE Institute of Refrigeration's next evening paper is presented on December 3 by Andy Campbell of Tesco on its supermarket at Manchester's Cheetham Hill. 
 1 Dec 2009

MSS buys Redhill maintenance firm

AIR-CONDITIONING firm Managed Support Services (formerly Worthington Nicholls) has acquired Redhill-based maintenance business Status Building Services for £3.7m. 
 27 Nov 2009

US air-conditioner and heatpump shipments down

US factory shipments of central air-conditioners and air-source heat pumps have fallen 15.8%, reports the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). 
 25 Nov 2009

Strong performance by Cool-Therm for Transforming Technologies

KEN Strong, the managing director of refrigeration supplier Cool-Therm will be presenting "Practical applications of turbine compressor technology within air-cooled and water-cooled water chillers" as part of the Transforming Technologies conference on March 3, 2010. 
 25 Nov 2009

Panasonic's tender offer period for Sanyo gets extension

PANASONIC has announced that it has submitted an amendment statement concerning its tender offer to acquire Sanyo Electronic's shares, which has resulted in the tender offer period being extended by two working days. 
 20 Nov 2009

Members invited to stand for IOR elections

INSTITUTE of Refrigeration members are invited to stand for election to the IOR Executive Council but nominations must be submitted by December 31. 
 18 Nov 2009

Carrier acquires UK controls businesses

CARRIER has acquired the UK controls businesses of the i2S Group: DMS Controls, Ltd, ESL, Ltd and i2S Service Ltd. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 
 17 Nov 2009

HFC phase down must not compromise system efficiency

UK government support for a proposal to negotiate a phase down of HFC use must not ignore system energy efficiency and the option of choosing the most appropriate refrigerant for the acr industry, says ACRIB. 
 17 Nov 2009

Call for papers by IOR

THE Institute of Refrigeration is looking for themes for its next series of evening lectures. 
 17 Nov 2009

Beehive Coils buys assets of rival ACR Heat Transfer

Administrators have sold the business and assets of ACR Heat Transfer, based in Kings Lynn, to its locally-based competitor Beehive Coils. 
 16 Nov 2009

Trox UK appoints new MD

LUDGER Bökmann, head of International Business for the Trox group takes up the role of managing director of Trox UK, the role previously held by David Leatherbarrow. 
 11 Nov 2009

Aspen Air Conditioning creates heat pump division

ASPEN Air Conditioning has unveiled Aspen Heat Pumps, a new division specialising in the design, installation and maintenance of air source heat pumps. 
 10 Nov 2009

City Refrigeration creates over 300 UK jobs

SOME 320 jobs are to be created by Glasgow firm City Refrigeration. 
 10 Nov 2009

Nomination deadline for acr engineers approaches

THE closing date for nominating your favourite acr engineer for the Institute of Refrigeration's lifetime achievement award is fast approaching. 
 10 Nov 2009

Samsung recalls 32,000 fridges in China

SAMSUNG has added China to the list of countries subject to a product "recall" of its domestic refrigerators. 
 10 Nov 2009

Montreal talks put HFC decision on ice

A DECISION on whether to include the phase down of HFCs within the remit of the Montreal Protocol has been put on ice until the Kyoto Protocol meeting in Copenhagen on December 6-18. 
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