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.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, grave concerns have been raised over a shortage of protective medical gear including face masks. Emerson has stepped up production of a standard assembly of its Branson Ultrasonic Welders for bonding these nonwoven fabrics.
A survey was sent out this week to distributors in states that have a Stay at Home Order asking how they are operating at their branches since being considered “essential business” by their local governments. Over 30 distributor companies responded. See the results from your peers below.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), the trade association representing manufacturers of heating, water heating, air conditioning, and commercial refrigeration products and equipment, today expressed its appreciation to the 23 states and the District of Columbia* that thus far have heeded the industry's call for "essential business" status during this health crisis. "These governors deserve the thanks of the manufacturers, distributors, contractors, engineers, and technicians that are committed to continuing to keep the American people productive, healthy, and comfortable in these trying times," said AHRI President & CEO Stephen Yurek. "Our industry is working overtime to ensure that lifesaving equipment remains available to all who need it," he added.
The Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) Management Group has announced that it is providing an extension on Safe Loading Passes soon to expire, in line with government direction on COVID-19.
In compliance with the latest Prime Minister’s Decree signed on 22 March, which in order to stem the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) introduced further restrictive measures regarding industrial production and commercial activities, as well as personal mobility, CAREL has suspended production at its Italian plants for the period from 26 March to 3 April 2020.
A so-called tongue roller of the Austrian Wieland brand Austroroll® revolutionises the setting of railway switches: Instead of moving on highly abrasive metal surfaces, the movable rail part is moved on smooth-running rollers - maintenance-free and completely without environmentally harmful lubricants.
In recent months, the novel coronavirus has spread all over the world. On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic as it spread in more than 100 countries around the world.