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WR named top contractor at glittering awards night

WR REFRIGERATION was crowned Large Contractor of the Year in front of nearly 500 people at last night's ACR News Awards. The award was recognition of WR's recent initiatives and investments in training, manufacturing and distribution. Essex-based Ceilite Airconditioning took the award for smaller contractors.
WR named top contractor at glittering awards night
Now in its 15th year, last night's glittering occasion confirmed The ACR News Awards as the industry's leading event of its kind. This year hosted brilliantly by tv presenter and comedian Paul Tonkinson at the National Motorcycle Museum, the Awards evening was the culmination of a highly successful day for exhibitors at the adjacent ACR Show at the NEC.

John Emm, a well-known and highly respected figure in the refrigeration sector for nearly 50 years, received the Alan Moor Award for his services to the industry.

The full list of last night's winners:

Training Initiative of the Year
HRP Ltd - for its support for UK and WorldSkills

Consultant of the Year
Robert Diamond and Ingleton Wood

Environmental Initiative of the Year
Tesco Stores Ltd - Forced free air cooling in supermarkets

Air Conditioning Product of the Year
Arctic Circle Ltd - Fjord hydrocarbon chiller

Refrigeration Product of the Year
Frascold and Klima-Therm - HFO chiller

Contractor of the Year (over £10m turnover)
WR Refrigeration

Contractor of the Year (under £10m turnover)
Ceilite Airconditioning Ltd

Product Distributor of the Year
Logicool Air Conditioning Distribution

Wholesaler of the Year
FSW UK Group

Alan Moor Award
John Emm

This year's awards were sponsored by industry-leading companies Dean & Wood, GEA Refrigeration, Hawco, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Lawton Tube and Space Airconditioning.

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