JAPAN: Daikin has developed a new refrigerant blend, which the Japanese company says is a more efficient alternative to R1234yf in electric vehicle HVAC systems.
JAPAN: Nidec Global Appliance is to invest $70m to increase output in its Embraco refrigeration compressor and condensing unit factories in in Austria, China, Brazil and Mexico.
JAPAN: Daikin is to introduce plug-in freezer cases developed by European manufacturer, AHT, to the Japanese market.
UK: Mike Nankivell has been awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to the UK refrigeration and air conditioning Industry.
SWEDEN/USA: Wholesaler Beijer Ref has entered into a three-year partnership with Emerson, the US manufacturer of a range of HVAC equipment including the Copeland and Alco brands.
UK: To coincide with the global phenomenon that is World Refrigeration Day, this year the IoR will be running a live online Cool Careers Celebration on June 24.
FRANCE: Climalife’s Greenway Neo heat transfer fluid has been reformulated and NSF HT1 registered for incidental contact with food.
UK: Panasonic’s nanoe X air cleaning technology is to deployed in 27 dental practices operated by Riverdale Healthcare to enhance protection for patients and staff.