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Fujitsu General Wins the Red Dot Design Award 2020

Fujitsu General Wins the Red Dot Design Award 2020

Fujitsu General’s nocria SV Series home air conditioner for Japan (hereafter “SV Series”) and the ceiling type commercial air conditioner indoor unit for overseas (hereafter “ceiling type indoor unit”) received the Red Dot Design Award 2020, one of the world’s three major design awards. The Red Dot Design Award is an international design award held by the German design organization, Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, and is one of the world’s three major design awards along with the iF Design Award (Germany) and IDEA International Design Excellence Awards (America).

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FTA launches online operator licensing training to help industry through COVID-19

FTA, the only business group representing all of the logistics sector, has today (30 March 2020) launched an online version of the Operator Licence Awareness Training Course (OLAT) to ensure operators can continue to receive vital compliance training under the government’s ‘social distancing’ rules. The e-OLAT will form one of six training courses now available to access online; FTA has suspended temporarily all face-to-face training events under COVID-19 government guidance.


ALDREN contribution to EIB Group’s Climate Bank Roadmap

On Monday 23rd of March 2020, ALDREN consortium members were invited to attend Stakeholder meetings (which was transformed into webinars because of the Covid crisis) on the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group’s Climate Bank Roadmap 2021-2025. Two sessions were organized and focussed on the following topics


ASHRAE Supports World Refrigeration Day 2020

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Johnson Controls-Hitachi India Starts New Skill Development Center

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Sustainable Thermal Solutions for Small Stores in Europe

Acting as the key final link to consumers, the retail industry is undergoing great changes due to acceleration of an intelligent and sustainable trend. Of the various retail industries, the cold chain-related segment in Europe is ahead of the rest of the world. The cold chain aims to keep foods fresh and requires a large amount of refrigeration equipment, which is rapidly evolving in line with the strengthening of environmental protection and energy conservation policies. At the same time, the construction of cold chain infrastructure such as food retail has become a focus of attention. JARN’s reporters found these trends striking at EuroShop 2020, the world’s No.1 retail trade fair, which was held from February 16 to 20 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

New Toshiba Carrier Plant in Europe to Offer Local-fit Products

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Daikin Group Combining Its Forces to Grow in the European Refrigeration & Heating Markets

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Danfoss Turbocor Oil-free Compressors Provide Chillers with Reliability and Long Lifespans

During AHR Expo held in February 2020, JARN visited the Tallahassee factory of Danfoss and interviewed Ricardo Schneider, president of Danfoss Turbocor Compressors. He talked about the advantages, potential markets, and product strategy of Danfoss Turbocor oil-free compressors.
The market is developing in many different directions. As a compressor manufacturer, we have to look at all the different options for all the different applications and all the different regions.

Market

LG Resumes AC Production in Indonesia

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Panasonic Vietnam Awards Scholarships to Students

Panasonic Vietnam organized the Panasonic Air Conditioner Scholarship for the first time to honor seven excellent students majoring in heat and refrigeration at the Panasonic Air-Conditioning Training Center in Vietnam.

Daikin to Expand to Manado in East of Indonesia

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REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE Offers Free e-learning Certificate

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Chinese Compressor Market

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ACREX India 2020 Focuses on Sustainable Future--Photo Report

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AHR Expo Features Measures to Prevent Global Warming--Photo Report

Daikin Applied—displayed its Aptitude WLP oiled bearing centrifugal chiller using R1233zd, Magnitude WMT magnetic-bearing centrifugal chiller using R1233zd, its new high-efficiency light commercial rooftop unit, VRV control solutions, and R32 split-type air conditioners, among others.

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