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23 Jan 2018Vertiv buys Energy Labs

USA: Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power and owner of Liebert brand precision air conditioners, has acquired US-based custom air handling systems manufacturer Energy Labs.

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23 Jan 2018Engie Axima expands in marine market

FRANCE/GERMANY: Engie Axima, the the French refrigeration and climate engineering company, has strengthened its position in the global marine market with the acquisition of...

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22 Jan 2018Ingersoll-Rand buys UK chiller firm ICS

IRELAND/UK: Ingersoll-Rand plc, owner of Trane brand chillers, has acquired UK-based ICS Cool Energy for an undisclosed sum.

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21 Jan 2018Bitzer Indonesia set for expansion

INDONESIA: Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Bitzer Indonesia has plans for expansion this year with a new sales office in North Sumatra and a new...

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21 Jan 2018Creard is name for Daikin refrigerants

USA: Daikin America has revealed that Creard will be the brand name for Daikin’s lower GWP refrigerants.

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19 Jan 2018Bristol to develop nextgen motors

USA: Bristol Compressors has signed a partnership deal to develop next generation high efficiency air conditioning and refrigeration compressor motors.

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17 Jan 2018Natural technologies database updated

UK: EIA and Greenpeace have relaunched their database of sustainable cooling and refrigeration technologies.

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17 Jan 2018Rapid Recovery opens in Texas

USA:  Leading refrigerant recovery company Rapid Recovery has opened a new location in San Antonio, Texas.

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17 Jan 2018Breitenbauch to be Advansor CEO

DENMARK: Kristian Breitenbauch has been appointed CEO of Danish CO2 refrigeration systems specialist Advansor.

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17 Jan 2018IR and Mitsubishi in US joint venture

IRELAND/JAPAN: Mitsubishi Electric has formed a 50/50 joint venture with Ingersoll-Rand for the marketing, sales and distribution of ductless and VRF air conditioning systems...

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17 Jan 2018ICR 2019 call for abstracts

FRANCE: The International Institute of Refrigeration is now calling for abstracts of papers to be presented at the International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR) in...

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16 Jan 2018Embraco to close Italian factory

ITALY: Embraco has confirmed the closure of its Italian refrigeration compressor factory.

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