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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 [...]

UK director role for Martyn Ives as Fujitsu announces organisational changes Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:37:00 +0100

Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK has announced organisational changes that see Martyn Ives promoted to distribution sales and technical director. It is the first time in 20 years that a member of the UK team has been promoted to a director role ...

Toshiba Carrier’s new European plant starts shipping Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:29:00 +0100

Toshiba Carrier's new manufacturing subsidiary Toshiba Carrier Air-Conditioning Europe in Gniezno, Poland, has commenced operation and is now manufacturing and shipping products....

Urgent call to define 'fresh air' in buildings Fri, 16 Apr 2021 09:47:00 +0100

As the UK emerges from lockdown, a leading ventilation specialist is accelerating calls for a clearer definition of ‘fresh air’, in order to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) in our public buildings....

TCUK team limbers up for 50,000 mile challenge Fri, 16 Apr 2021 08:59:00 +0100

The intrepid team at Toshiba Carrier UK (TCUK) and its UK sister companies have set a target of running and walking a combined total of 50,000 miles during April, more than twice around the world, as part of a team building and fitness challenge for ...

Star Refrigeration impresses customers with two-year warranty on new installations Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:35:00 +0100

Star Refrigeration, one of Britain’s leading industrial refrigeration companies, has firmly instilled confidence in its bespoke cooling technology by offering a two-year warranty on parts and labour. Brand new for 2021, the warranty is valid on all ...

Eurovent and IoR join Cool Coalition Tue, 20 Apr 2021 00:34:51 +0000

UK/BELGIUM: The UK’s Institute of Refrigeration and Brussels-based European association Eurovent have joined the Cool Coalition, the global initiative to promote access to efficient, climate-friendly cooling. The two organisations join a network of more than 100 partners seeking to help achieve better standards and regulations across the globe in support of the Coalition’s objectives. Launched …

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Melrose to sell Nortek Air Management for £2.62bn Tue, 20 Apr 2021 00:00:56 +0000

UK/USA: Melrose Industries is set to sell its Nortek Air Management business to Chicago-based Madison Industries in a deal worth £2.62bn ($3.625bn). Nortek Air offers a range of products spanning custom and commercial air solutions for high-performance environments, residential and commercial HVAC and fresh air ventilation systems for homes. It was acquired by UK manufacturing …

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EFCTC applauds eBay’s efforts to block illegal HFC trade Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:02:01 +0000

BELGIUM: Fluorocarbon manufacturer’s group the EFCTC has applauded online marketplace eBay for its positive moves to block the illegal sale of HFC refrigerants through its website.

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Carrier Commercial Refrigeration signs Swedish distribution deal Mon, 19 Apr 2021 21:56:02 +0000

SWEDEN: Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has signed a strategic distributor agreement in Sweden with newly-formed company Algidus AB company.

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