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25 May 2018Sahin confirmed as Eurovent president

NORWAY: Naci Sahin, former president of Turkish air conditioning and refrigeration association ISKID, has been confirmed as the new president of Eurovent.

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23 May 2018Fire destroys Dutch training school

NETHERLANDS: One of the leading Dutch air conditioning and refrigeration training schools was destroyed by fire last night.

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23 May 2018SKM joins Eurovent Middle East

UAE: Sharjah-based SKM Air Conditioning, one of the Gulf region’s leading air conditioning manufacturers has joined the Eurovent Middle East association.

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23 May 2018EU heat pump market grows by 9%

BELGIUM: The EU heat pump market grew by 9% last year, with nearly 1.1 million heat pumps sold.

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22 May 2018Global AC sales recover in 2017

UK: The global air conditioning market showed recovery in 2017 with year-end sales expected to reach 137 million units at a value of just...

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22 May 2018Chemours and NHL seek sustainable future

USA/CANADA: Chemours is to partner with the National Hockey League (NHL) to identify sustainable alternatives for North American ice rinks, many of which are...

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19 May 2018Communications chief joins EHPA board

BELGIUM: Julia Panzer, Danfoss director, strategic communication, has joined the board of the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA).

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19 May 2018Stop using R404A – now on video

EUROPE: The leading European contractor and manufacturers’ groups campaigning to stop the use of high GWP refrigerants R404A and R507 have now produced a...

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18 May 2018UTC to sell Taylor to Middleby

USA: UTC Climate, Controls & Security is to sell its commercial foodservice equipment  manufacturer Taylor Company to The Middleby Corporation for $1bn.

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18 May 2018Daikin Vietnam factory in full production

VIETNAM: Full scale production is now underway at the new 28,000m² Daikin air conditioning factory in Vietnam.

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18 May 2018Mitsubishi Electric Trane now in operation

USA: The Ingersoll-Rand and Mitsubishi Electric US joint venture to market, sell and distribute ductless and VRF air conditioning systems is now up and...

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18 May 2018Sauermann buys US instrument firm

FRANCE/USA: Sauermann has expanded its test and measurement interests by acquiring US company E Instruments International.

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