JAPAN: Daikin has recorded a 37% leap in Q1 sales to JPY799bn (US$7.3bn), with profit doubling to JPY109.3bn ($1bn) compared to the same period in 2020.
JAPAN: Daikin is partnering with Japanese utility company Kansai Electric Power Co to test an energy management system utilising an air conditioning control system and solar power generation.
UK: Long-established UK M&E consultancy Hoare Lea has been acquired by Tetra Tech Inc, a US-based consulting and engineering services firm.
EUROPE: The European refrigerant producers group, EFCTC*, has admitted that it is unclear what HFC and HFO refrigerants are included in the new REACH regulation proposals.
UK/IRELAND: Dublin-based Cross Rental Services has been the subject of an MBO backed by UK private equity company Elysian Capital.
UK: Bitzer UK sales director James Graham has helped raise over £1,000 for the NHS by taking part in the Total Warrior challenge, a 12km course of fiendish obstacles.
SWEDEN: SWEP has announced the addition of the B85S medium-size, high-capacity compact brazed plate heat exchanger to its existing all-stainless product range.
UK: Commercial refrigeration and air conditioning specialist Pinder Cooling & Heating has been appointed by Football League Two side Bradford City AFC to support the renovation of its function suites.