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 17 Nov 2009

Beehive Coils buys assets of rival ACR Heat Transfer

Administrators have sold the business and assets of ACR Heat Transfer, based in Kings Lynn, to its locally-based competitor Beehive Coils. 
 16 Nov 2009

Trox UK appoints new MD

LUDGER Bökmann, head of International Business for the Trox group takes up the role of managing director of Trox UK, the role previously held by David Leatherbarrow. 
 11 Nov 2009

Aspen Air Conditioning creates heat pump division

ASPEN Air Conditioning has unveiled Aspen Heat Pumps, a new division specialising in the design, installation and maintenance of air source heat pumps. 
 10 Nov 2009

City Refrigeration creates over 300 UK jobs

SOME 320 jobs are to be created by Glasgow firm City Refrigeration. 
 10 Nov 2009

Nomination deadline for acr engineers approaches

THE closing date for nominating your favourite acr engineer for the Institute of Refrigeration's lifetime achievement award is fast approaching. 
 10 Nov 2009

Samsung recalls 32,000 fridges in China

SAMSUNG has added China to the list of countries subject to a product "recall" of its domestic refrigerators. 
 10 Nov 2009

Montreal talks put HFC decision on ice

A DECISION on whether to include the phase down of HFCs within the remit of the Montreal Protocol has been put on ice until the Kyoto Protocol meeting in Copenhagen on December 6-18. 
 9 Nov 2009

Sainsbury's retrains 200 engineers for CO2 fridge changes

SAINSBURYS has pledged to switch to CO2 fridges in all its stores by 2030 and plans to retrain and hire 200 engineers to do the work. 
 3 Nov 2009

ACR 'desperately under-funded' says SIRAC professor

A 'VAST INCREASE' in the level of research funding for the acr industry is needed if it is to fully understand the impact it makes on climate change, argues acr academic Graeme Maidment. 
 2 Nov 2009

Carrier sells CCAC to Filipino firm

CARRIER has sold its controlling stake in Concepcion Carrier Air Conditioning (CCAC) to its Filipino joint venture partner Concepcion Industries. 
 2 Nov 2009

Panasonic's official offer for Sanyo expected this week

PANASONIC is to make an official offer for Sanyo this week when it receives final overseas clearance. 
 29 Oct 2009

Fridge explosion sparks worldwide recall

SAMSUNG has today announced a "home visit repair programme" on two ranges of fridge freezers in Korea and Europe following the case of a domestic fridge explosion in West Bromwich in May and a more recent case in Korea. 
 27 Oct 2009

Some 2078 certificates not valid for F-gas

CITY & Guilds has warned that, depending on when qualification was achieved, some 2078 refrigerant handling certificates are not valid as an interim qualification under the F-gas regulations. 
 27 Oct 2009

Revenues down but Hussmann gains market share

INGERSOLL Rand, the US industrial group that includes Trane, Hussmann and Thermo King, has returned third quarter results 19% down compared to 2008. 
 26 Oct 2009

Firm fined over £14,000 for ammonia leak in stream

ADAMS Pork Products was fined more than £14,000 for polluting a stream with ammonia from its refrigeration units. 
 22 Oct 2009

Ex-ACR News publisher becomes Space Air director

A FORMER publisher of ACR News has been appointed director of Space Air Solutions, a subsidiary of Guildford-based Daikin distributor, Space Airconditioning. 
 19 Oct 2009

Fläkt Woods man becomes FETA president

THE engineering and product management director at Fläkt Woods has been appointed president of FETA, the Federation of Environmental Trade Associations. 
 19 Oct 2009

Know an outstanding acr engineer? Nominate them

THE Institute of Refrigeration is welcoming nominations for its Lifetime Achievement award, which seeks to reward outstanding acr engineers. 
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