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 23 Feb 2009

Shutler and Ling leave Denco

GEA DENCO's managing director Mark Shutler and operations director Derek Ling are leaving the firm at the end of February. 
 23 Feb 2009

Danfoss says "top management unaware" of any cartel links

DANFOSS says top management is unaware of any possible compressor price fixing, following anti-trust raids of the company's offices. 
 19 Feb 2009

March brings birth of Daikin and Gree's China-based firms

JAPANESE air conditioning manufacturer Daikin is pushing ahead with its joint venture with Chinese manufacturer Gree to establish two new companies in China by mid-March. 
 19 Feb 2009

Danfoss offices raided by anti-trust authorities

DRAMATIC raids have been carried out at Danfoss sites in Denmark, Germany and the United States as part of investigations into suspicions of a global compressor market cartel. 
 17 Feb 2009

Embrace a worrying but interesting 2009 says IoR president

2009 brings worrying, challenging and interesting times which the ACR industry must embrace said Institute of Refrigeration's president Jane Gartshore 
 17 Feb 2009

Black market in gases could flourish warns agency

A BLACK market in banned ozone-depleting gases could thrive after the Europe-wide phase-out, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has warned. 
 16 Feb 2009

Nothing personnel but REFCOM to run company registration

REFCOM has been named by DEFRA as the body responsible for company certifications, a legal requirement under the F-gas regulations, but the government has rejected industry pleas for a register of personnel. 
 13 Feb 2009

Hitachi appoints NRW as UK distributor

HITACHI has announced the addition of NRW Ltd as UK distributor for Hitachi's DX split system and VRF equipment. 
 10 Feb 2009

IOR dinner is still on course

THE Institute of Refrigeration has reassured those attending this week's annual dinner that it will be going ahead as usual, despite the venue owners going into administration. 
 10 Feb 2009

Stars in their ice: SkillFRIDGE 2009 talent sought

IF your colleague didn't win it last year, don't fret, for the coolest competition in the acr world -SkillFRIDGE 2009- is gearing up to find this year's worthy young talent. 
 10 Feb 2009

ACR News awards tickets almost sold out!

RECORD table sales means tickets for the ACR News awards 2009 on February 25 are nearly sold out. 
 10 Feb 2009

BRA calls EIA's 'Chilling facts' biased

THE British Refrigeration Association has slammed a recent survey by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) into supermarket refrigeration systems, which criticised supermarkets for the global warming impact of their refrigeration systems. 
 5 Feb 2009

More training centres offer F-gas courses

AS reported in ACR news last December, F-gas courses have begun running in the UK. Now details of the first 18 centres to offer the new courses are available. 
 4 Feb 2009

Panasonic suffers 84% profit fall and cuts 15,000 jobs

PANASONIC Corp. is getting rid of 15,000 jobs and closing 27 plants around the world after operating profits for the third quarter fell 84% to 26.4 billion yen, when compared to 2007. 
 3 Feb 2009

G&L Beijer completes Carrier ARW purchase

SWEDISH group G & L Beijer has acquired Carrier's refrigeration wholesale business operations in Europe and South Africa ('Carrier ARW') . 
 2 Feb 2009

MBO for SPG

SUPERMARKET refrigeration specialist, SPG has been under independent ownership for the past 20 years, but a handful of its senior managers have carried out a management buy out of the firm. 
 30 Jan 2009

Alfa Laval acquires German heat exchanger firm

THE Alfa Laval group has bought HES (Heat Exchanger Systems), a German specialist in spiral heat exchangers. 
 29 Jan 2009

Sanyo launches heat pump training courses

SANYO Air Conditioners is launching a training programme to teach acr engineers how to install its carbon dioxide-based ECO heat pump systems. 
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