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Flowrite acquired by Airedale Group Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:20:00 GMT
Maidstone-based Flowrite Refrigeration Holdings has been acquired by the Airedale Group, a leading catering equipment installation and servicing specialist. Airedale Group CEO Rob Bywell said: “This is a significant and exciting investment and one that creates a compelling proposition. The acquisition of Flowrite coupled with our existing service operation, creates the largest specialist maintenanc [...]

New look as Coolair hits 40 Mon, 13 Jan 2020 12:02:32 GMT
Citroen Regional Business Sales Manager James Walton handing keys to Coolair Equipment’s Finance Director Helen Sharratt at the company’s Manchester HQ Coolair Equipment has unveiled a new fleet and a new look for 2020 – the company's 40th year of operations.The new fleet of Citroen commercial vehicles will operate from the air conditioning specialist's sites in Manchester, Cannock and Maidstone. Each vehicle has been wra [...]

Temporary solutions to post-Brexit concerns Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:04:19 GMT
Temporary cooling systems and chillers that can transform ambient temperature warehousing into chilled/cold storage could represent a potential solution to uncertainty surrounding the post-Brexit supply chain, according to Aggreko.Following comments from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen about a UK trade deal, companies across the supply chain may face challenges increasing capacity to stockpile chilled and cold g [...]

Cool Concerns is natural choice for Beijer Ref Wed, 08 Jan 2020 10:58:23 GMT
Howard Noble of Beijer Ref UK & Ireland with Stephen Benton of Cool Concerns Wholesaler Beijer Ref UK & Ireland has announced that Tewkesbury-based Cool Concerns will be its exclusive training and support partner for natural refrigerants for the fourth consecutive year.Dean & Wood launched the SCM Cubo2 Smart CO2 condensing unit range in 2018, and fellow Beijer Ref businesses HRP and DWG followed as demand increas [...]

​Fujitsu partners with AUK Distribution Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:22:22 GMT
From left, Darryl Smith, Managing Director, AUK, Andrew Reah, Operations Director, AUK, and Ian Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK has formed a partnership with Newcastle-based AUK Distribution. Fujitsu says the move strengthens its recent collaboration with Italian group GI Holding to bring a range of applied products to the UK market.Formed in 2009 as a specia [...]

Davis Commercial Services acquires Alan Bush Installations Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:40:00 +0100

Specialists in supply chain solutions for commercial refrigeration, Davis Commercial Services (DCS), has acquired Alan Bush Installations. The agreement expands the company's offering to its customers, who now have access to an enhanced range of end-...

New training manager joins Unitherm Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:24:00 +0100

Unitherm Heating Systems, a distributor of air source heat pumps and ancillary heating products in the UK and Ireland has appointed Steve Rhodes as the new training manager for the Unitherm Training Centre....

Armstrong expands with Droitwich site Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:42:00 +0100

Armstrong Fluid Technology marked the latest phase in its UK expansion with the official opening of a new Systems Manufacturing Centre at Pointon Way, Droitwich....

Entries now open for 2022 ACR News Awards Tue, 14 Sep 2021 10:00:00 +0100

The ACR News Awards - a leading scheme for the recognition of excellence and innovation from across the air conditioning and refrigeration sector - are back for 2022....

SKILLcard launches industry placement card Fri, 10 Sep 2021 09:57:00 +0100

Engineering Services SKILLcard has launched a card specifically designed for the growing number of students who need access to construction sites to complement their classroom-based learning....

Reflective paint confirmed as world’s whitest Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:49:25 +0000

USA: A paint that reflects up to 98.1% of sunlight and could cool surfaces 4.5ºC below ambient has earned a Guinness World Records title as the world’s whitest paint.

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Emerson boost for CO2 scroll technology Fri, 17 Sep 2021 11:07:50 +0000

GERMANY: Emerson has introduced a new range of Copeland CO2 scroll compressors with smart electronics and new integrated Dynamic Vapour Injection (DVI) technology. A new range of refrigeration units based on this cutting-edge CO2 scroll technology and specifically designed for small to medium sized shops will also be introduced in Europe. Emerson says the technology provides …

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EIA slams Romanian inaction on illegal refrigerant trade Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:49:17 +0000

UK: The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has accused enforcement authorities in Romania of “alarming complacency” in failing to tackle the illegal trade in HFC refrigerants.  In July, the EIA’s report, Europe’s Most Chilling Crime, Romania was revealed to be a major illegal entry point in the EU for Chinese-made, HFC refrigerants. The findings of …

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Shecco rebrands as ATMOsphere Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:09:59 +0000

BELGIUM: Shecco, the Brussels-based “natural” refrigerant market development company, has changed its name to ATMOsphere.  Founded in 2007, Shecco is active in market research and consultancy services, events management, industry platforms, and public affairs. The ATMOsphere name has previously been used as the brand name of a range of global conference events.  “The global cooling …

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