Guide to “natural” refrigerants in Japan

Shecco-Japan-GuideBELGIUM: Shecco’s latest regional report tackles the current and future use of natural refrigerants in Japan.

Guide to Natural Refrigerants in Japan – State of the Industry 2016 analyses key market, technology and policy trends for natural refrigerants, focusing on key sectors like commercial and industrial refrigeration.

It is designed as an easy-to-access reference guide to the current and future market potential of refrigeration, heating and cooling solutions working with carbon dioxide, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water and air as refrigerants in Japan and beyond.

The Guide identifi­es best-practice technology case studies across Japan and successful business cases in export markets. It also features technology and market maps. Presenting market forecasts per application and refrigerant, it delivers unique perspectives to a targeted audience of Japanese and foreign policymakers, industry leaders and end users worldwide.

To illustrate market penetration and the growth rate of HFC-free equipment in these sectors, the Guide draws from market maps and infographics. Among the highlights is an infographic portraying the dramatic adoption of CO2 and hydrocarbons for vending machine equipment, where natural refrigerants currently account for over 50% of the market with 2.5 million HFC-free units currently in the field.

In addition, market maps show the location of 1,500+ CO2 transcritical stores as well as key export markets for NH3/CO2 secondary systems, over 1,000 units of which are already used in Japan.

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1st December, 2016


Stonegrove appoints Gowing

UK: Industrial refrigeration contractor Stonegrove Refrigeration has appointed Steve Gowing as design and project engineer.

1st December, 2016


Javac achieves Climate Center double

UK: Javac UK, the refrigerant recovery and vacuum pump supplier, has been named as Climate Centers’ Supplier of the Year for the second year running.

28th November, 2016


Ruskin renamed Swegon Air Management

UK: Ruskin Air Management has been renamed Swegon Air Management following its acquisition by the Swedish manufacturer Swegon.

25th November, 2016


SWEP to close Swiss plant

SWEDEN: Heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP is to close its manufacturing plant in Tentlingen, Switzerland, moving production to factories in Slovakia and Sweden.

World News

3rd December, 2016


Daikin Plzen plant is BES 6001 certified

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3rd December, 2016


AHRI rises to chairman’s challenge

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3rd December, 2016


Beijer Ref merges Danish businesses

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2nd December, 2016


Luvata HTS merged into Modine coil division

USA: The Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions business is to be amalgamated with Modine Coils into a new Modine Commercial and Industrial Solutions division.

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