Ice and refrigeration company will be ‘highly complementary’ to Middleby’s portfolio
July 4, 2016
Investment banker Harris Williams & Co., has announced the sale of Follett Corp., Easton, Pennsylvania, to The Middleby Corp., Elgin, Illinois. Follett is a designer and manufacturer of ice and medical-grade refrigeration products.
Provides smart refrigeration with precision temperature control
June 28, 2016
Phononic, a supplier of solid-state cooling and heating technology, announced the latest model introduction to its Evolve™ brand. The 5.5-cubic-foot, medical-grade undercounter refrigerator is designed to safeguard drugs, vaccines, and medical devices with exacting temperature control and embedded monitoring software.
The first magnetic cooling system for commercial refrigeration is being commercially launched by French firm Cooltech Applications. The firm said its magnetic refrigeration system (MRS) product line, offering capacities between 200W and 700W, will go on sale using water instead of a refrigerant.
Refrigeration units that store vaccines, whether in transit or at the end user’s location, need to be kept in good working order so that inappropriate temperatures don’t reduce vaccine potency and efficacy.