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18 Nov 2018Amazon Italy removes refrigerant adverts

ITALY: A group of Italian refrigeration contractors have been successful in getting HFC refrigerants removed from the Amazon website that were being sold in...

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18 Nov 2018HFOs and HCFOs explained

BELGIUM: The European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) has produced a Q&A leaflet on the new low GWP HFO and HCFO refrigerants.

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18 Nov 2018Cold chain firm Sofrigam buys Coldway

FRANCE: Pharmaceutical cold chain specialist Sofrigam, has acquired Coldway, a French company manufacturing stand-alone absorption refrigeration solutions.

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16 Nov 2018Bitzer to open fifth site in India

INDIA: German refrigeration compressor manufacturer Bitzer has opened a new sales office in Lucknow, as a further expansion of its business in India.

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15 Nov 2018Carel sees sales rise 8.4%

ITALY: Controls and humidification company Carel saw turnover rise 8.4% to €208.4m in the first nine months of this year.

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15 Nov 2018Kulthorn Kirby buys Bristol technology

USA/THAILAND: Kulthorn Kirby has acquired the intellectual property, technology and processes of US manufacturer Bristol Compressors International.

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14 Nov 2018Device that cools and makes energy

USA: Scientists at Stanford University, California, have built a device that has the potential to generate electricity and, at the same time, cool buildings.

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14 Nov 2018Mostra picks Turkey as 2020 partner

ITALY: Turkey has been named as a partner country for the next Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE), set to take place from 17 to 20...

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14 Nov 2018Comprehensive view of Australian market

AUSTRALIA: The Australian government has produced what is described as the most comprehensive inventory yet produced of the Australian HVACR sector.

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14 Nov 2018Illegal R134a found in car boot

GERMANY: Ten illegal disposable cylinders of R134a were discovered in a passenger car stopped by customs officers from Zwiesel, southern Bavaria.

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14 Nov 2018Sanhua to open Houston technology centre

USA: Sanhua, a leading global manufacturer of HVACR components, is to open a new technology centre in Houston, Texas.

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14 Nov 2018Industry call to end illegal F-gas sales

BELGIUM: European refrigeration and air conditioning contractors have called for action after a survey reveals that nearly 90% of the industry is aware of...

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