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22 Aug 2017George Oliver to take over at Johnsons

IRELAND: Johnson Controls’ president and chief operating officer George Oliver is to take over the role of chairman and CEO from Alex Molinaroli.

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21 Aug 2017Australia forms first cold chain group

AUSTRALIA: A ground-breaking meeting in Queensland has sparked the formation of Australia’s first group targeted at the cold chain.

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20 Aug 2017EC rules out changes to multipack ban

EUROPE: The F-gas ban on refrigerants with a GWP of 150 or more in multipack centralised refrigeration systems from 2022 will not need to...

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18 Aug 2017HFC court decision appeal “very likely”

USA: America’s Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) says an appeal against  last week’s court decision overturning EPA restrictions on HFCs is “very...

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17 Aug 2017Carrier donates 500 units to charity

USA: Carrier has donated more than 500 ductless air conditioners this summer to the US charity Habitat for Humanity.

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16 Aug 2017Fridge maker TCL opts for HFO1233zd

USA/CHINA: Honeywell has announced that TCL, one of China’s largest appliance manufacturers, is using the new low GWP insulation propellant HFO1233zd in its domestic...

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15 Aug 2017German agency seeks ban on R1233zd

GERMANY: The German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) is pushing for a ban on the new low GWP refrigerant R1233zd under a review of the...

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15 Aug 2017Danfoss event focuses on refrigerants

DENMARK: Danfoss is to present a week of training and events to help engineers and decision makers adapt to the ever-changing refrigerant landscape.

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15 Aug 2017Danfoss valve counterfeiter jailed

  DENMARK/CHINA: The owner of a Chinese factory producing counterfeit Danfoss refrigeration solenoid valves has been sentenced to six months prison and fined the...

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14 Aug 2017Smartcool funds first UK installation

CANADA/UK: Smartcool Systems has made its first sale under its recently announced funding offer to a food processor in Derbyshire, UK.

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14 Aug 2017Former Danfoss boss becomes CEO at Lego

DENMARK: Former Danfoss CEO and president Niels B Christiansen, who left in July after 13 years with the company, has been appointed CEO of...

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13 Aug 2017EBM-Papst wins Red Dot award

GERMANY: EBM-Papst has received an international Red Dot Award 2017 for the design of its AxiBlade axial fan.

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