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 11 Apr 2006

Tecumseh to sell Little Giant

US CONDENSATE pump manufacturer Little Giant is to be sold by its parent Tecumseh to Indiana-based Franklin Electric for $121m. 
 11 Apr 2006

Boiler maker warms to ac potential

GERMAN domestic boiler manufacturer Vaillant has turned its attentions to air conditioning. 
 23 Mar 2006

Daikin packs convenient punch

DAIKIN, the UK's leading air conditioning manufacturer has entered the refrigeration market with Conveni-pack, a combined air conditioning and refrigeration system for forecourts and convenience stores. 
 23 Mar 2006

Denco has a Ball at new factory opening

TV personality and engineering enthusiast Johnny Ball has officially opened Denco's new headquarters in Hereford. 
 23 Mar 2006

Clivet finds new avenues for heat pump sales

CLIVET heat pumps are being used in an innovative research project into the potential of using these highly efficient heat sources to keep roads free of ice as well as, on warmer days, to use the road surface as a heat store/collector 
 8 Mar 2006

Training brings new life to former factory

TOSHIBA'S former UK air conditioning factory in Plymouth, which ceased manufacturing in June last year, has become the centre for the company's first hands-on customer training facility outside of Japan. 
 8 Mar 2006

Still No 1 and now Poles apart

WITH LG retaining its position as the world's leading residential air conditioning producer for the sixth consecutive year, the Korean manufacturer, has announced plans to further boost production with a new factory in Poland. 
 8 Mar 2006

Ted Berry leaves Haier

TED Berry, md of Haier UK, the UK air conditioning arm of the Chinese white goods manufacturer, has left the company. General manager Norman Murphy is reported to be currently in charge of the day-to-day running of the business. 
 8 Mar 2006

Linde finally bags BOC for £8.2bn

GERMAN industrial group Linde has finally been successful with an £8.2bn bid for UK gas firm BOC. This latest offer follows last month's £7.6bn bid which was rejected by BOC. 
 24 Feb 2006

Climate Center adds Danfoss

CLIMATE Center has been appointed an official partner wholesaler for Danfoss. 
 24 Feb 2006

Tosh and Mitsi in environmental top 10

MITSUBISHI Electric and Toshiba have been named amongst the top 10 environmentally sustainable companies in 2005 by Global mutual fund Portfolio 21. 
 24 Feb 2006

York swells Ocean agents

YORK has signed up two additional distributors for its Ocean range of split systems and portable air conditioning units. 
 24 Feb 2006

Refrigerant development revs up car ac market

REFRIGERANT producers and car air conditioning suppliers are locked in a contest to come up with a replacement for R134a in car air conditioning systems. 
 10 Feb 2006

Gasco and SWM form alliance

GASCO has formed an alliance with fellow air conditioning and refrigeration wholesaler SWM. 
 10 Feb 2006

ICI to sell lubricants business

ICI has confirmed its intention to put its Uniqema refrigeration lubricants business up for sale despite improved profitability following its restructuring programme in 2003. 
 10 Feb 2006

Brighter times ahead

BRIGHTER times could be ahead if predictions by the ductwork contractors' trade body ADCAS are proved correct. 
 10 Feb 2006

Record-breaking show

Nearly 37,000 visitors saw a record-breaking AHR Expo in Chicago in January. 
 26 Jan 2006

Fujitsu adds distributors

FUJITSU has strengthened its UK distribution network with the addition of Axair Climate and Gasco International. 
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