ITALY/CROATIA: Italian refrigeration controls and humidifier manufacturer Carel is to expand its production facility in Croatia with an additional 5,200m2 plant.
POLAND: Shipments have commenced from Toshiba Carrier’s new €23m European manufacturing plant in Poland.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: The Dominican Republic has become the 119th country to ratify the Kigali amendment to phase down HFC refrigerants. Under the agreement, the Dominican Republic commits to cut the production and…
USA: Chemours says it is looking to achieve a 60% absolute reduction of operations-related greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, and net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
JAPAN: Toshiba chief executive Nobuaki Kurumatani has resigned from his position after reports of shareholder unrest following last week’s $20bn bid from UK private equity firm CVC.
EUROPE: Demand for HFC refrigerants continued to increase in the final quarter of 2020, while prices remained relatively stable, according to the latest European price monitoring survey.
ITALY: Commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment manufacturer Lu-Ve has reported record orders for the first quarter of 2021.
USA: Johnson Controls has won a $91m project with the US General Services Administration (GSA) to improve facilities and energy efficiencies of landmark buildings.
SINGAPORE: A-Gas’ Singapore subsidiary, VEMAC, has signed an agreement with air conditioning manufacturer Daikin to provide refrigerant recovery solutions across the nation.
USA: Environmental groups have petitioned the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to restrict the use of HFC refrigerants in key cooling sectors.