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 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. 
 19 Oct 2009

Carrier Corp agrees to sell Tadiran Appliances

CARRIER Corp has signed an agreement to sell Tadiran Appliances, its residential air-conditioning operations in Israel. 
 19 Oct 2009

Speakers line up for Transforming Technologies talks

THE Transforming Technologies conference in March 2010, promises to inform the acr industry about new innovations hoping to become mainstream low carbon cooling solutions in the future. 
 15 Oct 2009

BITZER UK transfers production to Milton Keynes

BITZER UK has announced the transfer of its refrigeration pack and pressure vessel production to Milton Keynes from its Grays site, as of December 31, 2009. 
 14 Oct 2009

Ingersoll Rand creates Climate Solutions division

INGERSOLL Rand has placed its Trane, Hussmann and Thermo King businesses into a new Climate Solutions division. 
 13 Oct 2009

IOR's cool job campaign hits schools

THE Institute of Refrigeration is contacting more than 1,000 UK schools specialising in science and technology as well as Connexions careers centres to promote its 'Careers in Cooling' campaign. 
 13 Oct 2009

Wathes name is resurrected

ONE of the UK's most famous refrigeration names has been resurrected, following a reorganisation of the m&e company Electrum Holdings. 
 13 Oct 2009

Management buy out for Norpe UK

THE owner of the Finnish display refrigeration group Norpe has sold its majority stake in Norpe UK to the MD of the group's UK operations and three others. 
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