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 19 Oct 2007

Williams Refrigeration in £260m sale to Ali SpA

AGA has agreed to sell its Foodservice Equipment business, which includes Williams Refrigeration, to privately-owned Italian company Ali for £260m. 
 15 Oct 2007

FG Eurofred names top team

FG EUROFRED, the new joint venture company formed on October 1, by Eurofred UK and Fujitsu General to market Fujitsu air conditioning in the UK, has announced its senior team. 
 15 Oct 2007

Mark Worthington steps down as CEO

MARK Worthington has resigned as CEO at Worthington Nicholls and the firm's board of directors have also announced they expect to write off £6.5m from the group's net assets. 
 12 Oct 2007

Student controls ac with £4.3m energy-saving idea

A WORK experience student has created a computer program which could release £4.3m pounds worth of energy to boost the national grid. 
 9 Oct 2007

IMI Indoor Climate buys Pneumatex

IMI Indoor Climate has acquired a majority shareholding in Pneumatex AG, the specialist in pressure maintenance and water quality for heating, cooling and drinking water systems. 
 8 Oct 2007

Eco-refrigeration top of M&S's shopping list

GLOBAL retailer Marks & Spencer is introducing eco-refrigeration in response to pressure from consumers to lower its carbon footprint 
 5 Oct 2007

Carrier gets EPA’s ozone protection award

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Carrier with the Best of the Best Stratospheric Ozone Protection award. 
 3 Oct 2007

York pays $22m to settle 'Oil for Food' bribery charges

YORK International has agreed to pay $22m to settle a number of civil and criminal bribery charges relating to its involvement in the United Nations’ Oil for Food Programme in Iraq. 
 2 Oct 2007

Sanyo Europe appoints Yoda as president

MASAFUMI Yoda is the new president for Sanyo Air Conditioners Europe taking over from his predecessor retiring Katsuhiro Morisaki from October 1. 
 2 Oct 2007

New MD for Axair Climate

MIKE Slattery, former head of the applied products division, is Axair Climate's new managing director. 
 1 Oct 2007

Danfoss to close Italian thermostat plant

From October 1, Danfoss began the process of closing its refrigeration thermostat factory near Turin, Italy, and is moving production to its plant in Slovakia. 
 1 Oct 2007

London HEVAR's new venue is a hit

Like Jose Mourinho London HEVAR has left Chelsea and for the better many say as September 26 saw the exhibition fling open its doors to visitors at a brand new venue -the Royal Horticultural Halls. As befits the occasion, feedback so far has been just as grand as the halls 
 28 Sep 2007

AC raid causes £52,000 loss for Coolit Refrigeration

Job losses are being considered following the theft of 133 ac units from installer Coolit Refrigeration's warehouse which cost the firm £52,000. 
 28 Sep 2007

North south divide rules for ac

The north/south divide exists even between firms considering ac installation, according to a recent poll. 
 25 Sep 2007

NRW opens Cardiff branch and trade counter

Refrigeration and ac wholesaler and distributer NRW has opened a new branch and trade counter in Cardiff. 
 24 Sep 2007

Montreal protocol's birthday deal quickens HCFC phase-out

Nearly 200 countries have agreed to accelerate the Montreal Protocol treaty to freeze and phase out HCFCs. 
 21 Sep 2007

SWM bought by Gasco Europe

Leading UK air conditioning supplier SWM Distribution has been acquired by Gasco Europe NV, the Belgium-based seller of refrigerants and refrigeration equipment. 
 21 Sep 2007

EIA scoops two gongs for undercover spywork

THE Environmental Investigation Agency's success in exposing the global smuggling of banned ozone-depleting chemicals has won it two top awards. 
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