Johnson Controls awards YORK® product distribution rights for Western Canada to The Master Group

Johnson Controls awards YORK® product distribution rights for Western Canada to The Master Group

Johnson Controls announced today that The Master Group was awarded distribution rights throughout Western Canada for YORK brand residential and commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products. The Master Group to become the exclusive distributor of YORK residential ducted systems and commercial rooftops for all of Canada.

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Global Industrial Lubricants Market by Product, Application and Geography to 2024 - Emerging Countries to Offer Huge Growth Opportunities

Industrial lubricants market is projected to reach $68,412 million by 2024; the rising need for lubricants is attributed to the fact that these lubricants improve the various industrial processes without altering physical properties and quality of the final product.

The Chemours Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in fluoroproducts, chemical solutions and titanium technologies, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2018.

Bonduelle acquires Seneca Foods’ frozen foods packaging plant

The plant boasts a capacity of 45,000 tons on seven packaging lines, with a large storage capacity and 140 permanent collaborators.

Emerson Launches New Campaign Focused on Solutions to Global Challenges

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global technology and engineering leader, today announced its new “We See” global advertising campaign, showcasing breakthrough innovation and positive opportunities for the company to improve productivity, performance and quality of life for customers worldwide.

EPEE: “We need to make citizens our partners, not our enemies”

On February 5th, EPEE together with coolingEU held an event in the European Parliament, with MEP Peter Kouroumbashev (S&D, Bulgaria) and MEP Adam Gierek (S&D, Poland) on cooling & refrigeration’s role in fulfilling the EU’s pathway to decarbonisation.

Smart Care Announced Acquisition of Mid-South Maintenance

Smart Care® Equipment Solutions announced the acquisition of Mid-South Maintenance, a provider of commercial kitchen equipment repair and maintenance services to the commercial food service industry.

HARDI Distributors Report 3.6% Revenue Increase in December

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) members’ average sales increased 3.6 percent in December 2018, according to the association’s monthly TRENDS report. The average annualized growth for the 12 months through December 2018 registered at 11.4 percent.

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Next-generation Refrigerant Initiatives

The International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology 2018 (Kobe Symposium) was held at the Kobe International Conference Center and organized by the Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Indus- try Association (JRAIA). The 13th edition of the symposium started on December 6 and ended with success on December 7.

Daikin Acquires Austrian Refrigerating and Freezing Showcases Manufacturer AHT

Daikin has reached an agreement for the acquisition of Austria-based AHT Group, a leading company in the commercial refrigeration market in Europe.  The transaction value is € 881 million (about US$ 999 million). Through its subsidiary Daikin Europe headquartered in Belgium, Daikin will obtain all company shares from UK-based Bridgepoint, the private equity shareholder of AHT Group. Completion of the acquisition is planned for January 2019 after conclusion of all necessary procedures.


AHRI Contributing to Healthy Growth of U.S. HVAC&R Industry

JARN interviewed Stephen Yurek, president and chief executive officer (CEO), the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). He talked about recent trends in U.S. air conditioning demand, standards and regulations, the move to low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants, and AHRI’s recent activities.

Nidec Extends Competency by Drawing on Synergy with Secop Compressors

During Chillventa 2018, JARN interviewed Ricardo Maciel, president of Cold (compressor) Business Unit, Nidec Global Appliance Division, to hear about the focus on the acquisition of Secop and the synergy created.


Heat pump market report for Italy

The Italian heat pump market is one of the largest in Europe. And it keeps growing. In recent years it has increased dramatically: with 23 % in 2015 and 46 % in 2016.

Green charity urges UK to embrace Dutch zero-carbon retrofit model

A report focused on a small-scale trial in Devon argues that a more holistic approach to retrofitting homes that has been popularised in the Netherlands can better meet UK energy efficiency targets

Targeted upgrades can dramatically reduce energy use

Installing doors on refrigerated cases will likely impact the heating and cooling loads of a store, which can help or hurt the HVAC system. PHOTO COURTESY OF RETAIL BUSINESS SERVICES


Technology, Flexibility, Connectivity Fuel Ductless Market Growth

The U.S. has ductless fever, and the only prescription is more installs. In fact, the global ductless heating and cooling systems market is currently projected at $78.62 billion, with a compound annual growth rate exceeding 8 percent through 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets. And that growth is not limited to just one sector, as homeowners and homebuilders alike recognize the many benefits ductless systems have to offer.

Adveco extends water heater warranties

Commercial hot water and heating specialist, Adveco (AWP), has extended the warranty period across its UK condensing range of A.O. Smith Water Heaters products.

BRC Global Standards guides food companies on air quality

Working with leading air filtration expert Camfil, BRC Global Standards launched new air quality guidance for food manufacturers at the organisation's Food Safety Europe Conference in London on February 12.

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Refcold India Makes Impressive Debut--Photo Report

Kirloskar Pneumatic—is one of the leading Indian companies in refrigeration, air, and gas compression.

Refcold India Makes Impressive Debut

The refrigeration and cold chain industry is one of the sunrise sectors in India. For the last three years, it has been growing at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 17–19%, and this pace of growth is expected to be maintained for several years.

Chillventa 2018 Report-- Photo Report

Kirloskar Chillers—featured products including the TurboLev water-cooled centrifugal chiller with a magnetic bearing compressor. The TurboLev adopts HFO-1234ze nontoxic and low-flammability refrigerant with zero ODP and less than 1 GWP and reduces direct CO2 emissions by 99.6%.