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23 Jul 2017Burr Oak expands Euro representation

USA: Coil production machinery manufacturer Burr Oak Tool has expanded its representation in Europe with the appointment of a number of new sales agents.

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23 Jul 2017EFCTC rejects R32 ozone depletion claims

BELGIUM: The EFCTC has dismissed as “uninformed assertions” a paper which claims that the production of lower GWP refrigerant R32 could delay the recovery...

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22 Jul 2017€40,000 for supermarket slip

IRELAND: A 65-year-old woman from Cork has been awarded €40,000 in compensation after slipping on a wet floor caused by a supermarket refrigeration unit.

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22 Jul 2017US lists more lower GWP refrigerants

USA: The US EPA has added new lower GWP refrigerants and expanded the acceptable uses of others in latest changes to the Significant New...

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19 Jul 2017Rooftop sales grow by 10%

EUROPE: The market for rooftop units grew by almost 10% last year, according to latest figures for Europe, the Middle East and Africa from...

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18 Jul 2017EPEE appoints Thie as technical consultant

BELGIUM: EPEE, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment has appointed Stefan Thie as technical consultant.

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18 Jul 2017AEFYT complains to EC over F-gas tax

SPAIN: The Spanish refrigeration association AEFYT has lodged a complaint with the European Commission claiming that its Government’s tax on HFCs infringes free market...

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15 Jul 2017Daikin releases R404A replacement in US

USA: Daikin America has announced the availability of test samples of new refrigerant blend R407H for OEMs and R404A and R22 retrofits in the...

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14 Jul 2017Emerson plans $100m extension

USA: Emerson has announced plans for a $100m renovation and expansion of the labs and offices at its existing 1million ft² cooling and heating...

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14 Jul 2017Beijer Ref reports strongest ever quarter

SWEDEN: Wholesaler Beijer Ref has recorded its strongest ever performance with a 10% increase in sales and a 20% increase in operating profit in...

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14 Jul 2017Hillphoenix installs first CO2 ejector

USA: Hillphoenix has installed the first CO2 booster system with ejector technology in North America at a Sprouts Farmers Market in Woodstock, Georgia.

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14 Jul 2017Carel acquires Polish distributor

ITALY: Controls and humification equipment manufacturer Carel has strengthened its position in eastern Europe with the acquisition of its Polish distributor.

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