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 2 Mar 2021

Actuate UK calls for Budget to support sustainable engineering services sector

Engineering services alliance Actuate UK has called on the Chancellor to use the upcoming Budget to confirm the Government’s commitment to a green economic recovery with incentives that support positive changes to the sector.... 
 2 Mar 2021

Nidec restructures after Embraco aquisition

Since acquiring Embraco in 2019, Nidec Global Appliance has reorganized its operations into three business units, focused on segments: home appliances, commercial appliances and HVAC... 
 25 Feb 2021

First Choice's latest Master Distribution Partnership is True

True Refrigeration is the latest manufacturer to join First Choice Group's Master Distribution Partnership (MDP).... 
Coolair managing director Neil Gibbard.
 25 Feb 2021

Coolair focuses on employee wellbeing and the environment in 2021

One-stop air-conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment is focussing on two key areas in 2021: sustainability and employee wellbeing.... 
 25 Feb 2021

Arbon to speak at the IoR Annual Conference

Sustainable environment specialist Ian Arbon has been announced as a keynote speaker for the IOR Annual Conference – the Journey to Net Zero Heating and Cooling – Beyond Refrigeration 2021 which will take place on 21 and 22 April 2021.... 
The new Armstrong site.
 25 Feb 2021

Armstrong relocates to West Midlands 

Armstrong Fluid Technology is relocating its West Midlands factory, warehouse and offices to larger premises in nearby Droitwich. The move will enable the company to continue expansion of its UK production capabilities, to meet growing worldwide ... 
Tom Garrigan.
 19 Feb 2021

BSRIA appoints Tom Garrigan as new technical director

BSRIA chairman Tom Smith has announced the appointment of Tom Garrigan as the new BSRIA technical director.... 
L-r: Martin Büchsel and Gianni Parlanti.
 19 Feb 2021

Martin Büchsel takes over as chief sales and marketing officer at Bitzer

Martin Büchsel has been appointed to Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Bitzer as of 1 April 2021. He will be replacing Gianni Parlanti who is resigning from the position and returning to his home country as managing director of Bitzer talia at ... 
 19 Feb 2021

Actuate UK welcomes CIBSE guide to embodied carbon in building services

Engineering services umbrella alliance Actuate UK has welcomed the publication of guidance from Actuate UK member CIBSE that outlines the assessment of embodied carbon for products that deliver mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) systems.... 
John Clarke.
 19 Feb 2021

Pick Everard picked for London Framework

Pick Everard has added to its framework portfolio following the successful appointment to the City of London Corporation’s project management framework.... 
 10 Feb 2021

New engineering services alliance, Actuate UK, to champion change and collaboration

A new alliance for the multi-billion UK engineering services sector launched today via a virtual industry event. Actuate UK is an alliance of eight leading trade, technology, research and professional bodies in engineering services. It will deliver ... 
 10 Feb 2021

Airedale rebrands to include Modine

UK-based cooling solutions provider Airedale International is evolving its logo to highlight the relationship with parent company Modine, supporting its business strategy to become a global giant in data centre cooling.... 
 10 Feb 2021

Government to challenge low contract bids

Contractors face “intense scrutiny” if they submit unrealistically low bids for public sector contracts, according to a senior official at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).... 
 3 Feb 2021

UK Heat Pump market set to double in 2021

The Heat Pump Association, which represents around 95% of the heat pump manufacturing market share, has surveyed its members to estimate the supply of heat pumps in 2021. This has revealed that manufactures have placed orders with their supply ... 
Bill Esler.
 3 Feb 2021

Bundy innovation remains the focus of new management team

A new management team will be in place at Bundy Germany in 2021, to make way for a smooth transition after the retirement of the company’s long-standing head of research and development.... 
 2 Feb 2021

WRD supports STEMAZING Inspiration Academy

Alexandra Knight, founder of STEMAZINGKids CIC is launching the STEMAZING Inspiration Academy. This new initiative supports women in STEM to shine as visible role models and inspires young people through fun, interactive online STEM sessions.... 
 2 Feb 2021

BESA launches free heat pump training

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is launching the industry’s only online training course for heat pump installation to help fill a skills gap highlighted by the government’s flagship Green Homes Grant voucher scheme.... 
Richard Ward.
 29 Jan 2021

Daikin appoints SK Sales as MDC partner

Daikin has appointed SK Sales as a new mass distribution channel (MDC) partner in the UK, with the wholesaler now an official stockist of Daikin’s solutions for the air-conditioning sector.... 
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