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18 Apr 2024

Thai ammonia leak sends 155 to hospital

THAILAND: An ammonia leak at an ice factory in Thailand’s Chonburi Province hospitalised more than 150 people of which nine are said to be in a serious condition….

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17 Apr 2024

Daikin’s Crombez elected EHPA president

BELGIUM: Patrick Crombez, Daikin Europe’s general manager heating and renewables, has been elected as president of the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA)….

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16 Apr 2024

Tesco first with CO2/R1270 refrigerated truck

UK: Tesco is the first company in the UK to use refrigerated vehicles with a German manufactured refrigeration unit using CO2 and R1270 (propene)….

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15 Apr 2024

Cheap gas and policy changes hit heat pump sales

BELGIUM: Cheap gas and expensive bank loans are cited as two key reasons behind the dramatic fall in heat pump sales in Europe last year….

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13 Apr 2024

Group demands support for European cold chain

BELGIUM: A group of national and international trade associations representing well over 5,000 European logistics companies has issued a call to action to support the European cold chain….

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10 Apr 2024

Epta sells Misa cold room business

ITALY: Commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer Epta has sold its Misa cold room business to Purever Industries, the global insulation group with headquarters in Madrid….

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8 Apr 2024

Criminals get smart as illegal HFC trade persists

UK: Despite crackdowns by authorities significant levels of illegal refrigerant trafficking persist in Europe with criminals becoming smarter at dodging detection….

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3 Apr 2024

Mitsubishi Electric buys French company Aircalo

EUROPE: Mitsubishi Electric has acquired French air conditioning company Aircalo, a manufacturer of HVAC products including air handling units and fan coils….

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28 Mar 2024

Hudson warns of unsafe US recovery cylinders

USA: The US refrigerant supplier and reclaimer Hudson Technologies has warned of illegal and unsafe recovery cylinders entering the US market….

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27 Mar 2024

Daikin acquires Danish distributor

DENMARK: Daikin has acquired its Danish HVAC distributor BKF-Klima A/S from Swedish refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler Beijer Ref….

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