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 1 Sep 2009

Alfa Laval acquires South Korean heat exchanger firm

HEAT exchanger manufacturer Alfa Laval has bought 90% of the shares in the South Korean company Leader Heat Exchanger (LHE). 
 28 Aug 2009

AC firm buys SIAS maintenance division

AIR CONDITIONING firm Energy Technique has bought the maintenance division of SIAS Building Services, saving some SIAS workers' jobs. 
 28 Aug 2009

Icelandic bank Kaupthing plans to buy Huurre Group

THE Finnish authorities have cleared the way for Icelandic bank Kaupthing to take overall control of refrigeration services company Huurre Group Oy. 
 25 Aug 2009

Carrier sells off International Cold Storage firm

INTERNATIONAL Cold Storage, a US walk-in coldstore business owned by Carrier Commercial Refrigeration, has been acquired by Rainey Road LLC, the owners of two US competitors. 
 25 Aug 2009

Luvata to open US coil coating plant

LUVATA, a global coil manufacturer, is set to open a factory in Florida to provide HVACR coil protection against corrosive environments. 
 25 Aug 2009

Industry debates GWP-related tax on HFCs

A DEBATE on whether or not a tax on HFCs based on its Global Warming Potential (GWP) would benefit the acr industry is to take place this October. 
 25 Aug 2009

Italian process chiller firm buys rival

THE process chiller manufacturer Frigosystem Group, based in northern Italy, has acquired its business rival Corema. 
On Tuesday, the Yorkshire Post broke the story of Kathy Cullingworth of Normanton, West Yorkshire who was woken in the early hours of the morning by an explosion 'like a bomb'.
 21 Aug 2009

Are our fridges safe?

SERIOUS questions are being asked about the safety of domestic fridges after a number of frightening explosions, have left a trail of devastation in homes across the UK. 
 18 Aug 2009

New guidance on permitted use of recycled HCFCs

THE availability and price of reclaimed HCFCs after December 2009 is 'very uncertain' warns F-Gas Support, following reports of large industrial firms reserving stocks of reclaimed R22 and being prepared to pay almost any price. 
 18 Aug 2009

Call for papers for 2010 cold chain conference

ORGANISERS of the International Cold Chain Conference - Sustainability and the Cold Chain, are inviting all to submit papers for the 2010 event. 
 18 Aug 2009

India's shortage of cold storage threatens nation's harvests

COLD storage facilities for India's agriculturual produce is falling short by more than 10 million tons, according to a report by KPMG and the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). 
 11 Aug 2009

Capital Cooling passes Altius vendor assessment

COMMERCIAL acr specialist, Capital Cooling, has received accreditation under the Altius vendor assessment programme. 
 11 Aug 2009

Walter Meier appoints York man as BDM

WALTER Meier (Climate UK) has appointed Andy Johnson as business development manager for its service and after sales division, with responsibility to expand the firm's UK client base, 
 10 Aug 2009

EHS International in buyer talks

A BUYER is sought for the Manchester-based air conditioning firm, EHS (International). 
 4 Aug 2009

US army adopts Reflect Scientific's cryogenic freezing technology

A US military contract worth $300,000 has been awarded to Reflect Scientific for its cryogenic freezing technology. 
 4 Aug 2009

Dawes open for SkillFRIDGE 2009's UK winner

THE title of best air conditioning and refrigeration engineer in the UK has been judged to be Simon Dawes, who took first place in the UK's SkillFRIDGE 2009 competition. 
 3 Aug 2009

FRPERC sets up new home at Grimsby Institute

THE Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre (FRPERC) has moved to the Grimsby Institute after its original base at the University of Bristol was shut on July 31. 
 3 Aug 2009

Climate Center and A-Gas host HCFC phase-out talks

CLIMATE Center and refrigerant supplier A-Gas will raise awareness of the phase-out of HCFC refrigerants by hosting a series of educational roadshows around the country. 
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