DENMARK: Increasing demand for its CO2 refrigeration systems has prompted Advansor to build a new factory and headquarters in Aarhus, doubling its production capacity.
UK: A-Gas has acquired Singapore-based refrigerant recovery, reclamation and sales company VEMAC Services.
BULGARIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Over 1000 cylinders of ozone-depleting HCFC refrigerant R22 have been seized in the past few days.
UK: The UK Environment Agency is said to be expanding its workforce to enable a better response to illegal sales of refrigerants and other F-gas compliance issues.
UK: Former Henry Technologies sales and marketing director Ian Armstrong has joined Italian refrigeration and air conditioning component manufacturer Castel as regional sales manager.
JAPAN: Daikin is to introduce an air conditioning unit in Japan to provide “cool spots” for outdoor event venues, restaurants, bar and cafe terraces.
The popularity of the Cooling Post continues to grow, with visitor figures hitting another new high in January.