Many supermarkets converted their chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) refrigeration systems to hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) systems only to see HFCs targeted for a phaseout. Now, they’re hearing about natural refrigerants, distributed refrigeration, and cascade systems.
Reduced GWP refrigerant is for low- and medium-temperature refrigeration
September 5, 2016
Festival Foods, a Wisconsin-based chain of more than 20 supermarkets, has designed its new Somers, Wisconsin, location with refrigeration equipment from Zero Zone Inc. that is designed to run on Honeywell’s Solstice® N40 (R-448A).
I often tell people that refrigeration is a “hidden” industry. It’s global, and it’s vitally important in many areas of human life. Yet most people never think about it. it would be nice to see our industry get a little recognition, wouldn’t it? So, how about a National Refrigeration Day?
Will include the companies in a newly formed business focused on cargo-based solutions
September 2, 2016
Emerson announced it is extending its presence in cold chain management with the acquisitions of Locus Traxx and PakSense. Emerson said these investments in cargo solutions will allow it to provide consistent and safe control of food and other temperature-sensitive goods.
It may be that different levels of RDL are set in the same way that a driving license here [in Europe] allows you to drive a car or a small van up to a certain level, but to drive a bigger van or a motorbike requires some further testing or qualifications. It’s early days in our discussions, and there are a number of big issues to iron out before the project starts looking at any conclusion.
Expands IFS Mid-Missouri’s commercial refrigeration system sales, installation, and service
August 26, 2016
Integrated Facility Services (IFS), a full-service mechanical contractor with offices in St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri, announced it has acquired Wally’s Refrigeration, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.
Orbcomm to develop system according to Carrier Transicold’s requirements
August 22, 2016
Carrier Transicold announced it will offer a customized telematics solution that will deliver advanced capabilities for its transport refrigeration units (TRUs). The new telematics solution will help fleets manage their refrigerated assets by enabling remote refrigeration unit monitoring and control.
The growing importance of the cold chain was highlighted in June as the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) for the first time held its expo as a separate entity co-located with the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI’s) Connect Expo and the United Fresh show.