Will utilize the acquisition to expand its commercial refrigerator and freezer business in Europe
May 2, 2016
Daikin Industries Ltd., through its subsidiary Daikin Europe N.V., announced it will acquire Zanotti S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of commercial refrigerators and freezers. The acquisition price is 98 million euros (12.3 billion yen) for which Daikin will obtain all company shares.
A total of 148 exhibitors showed off their latest advances in all types of industrial refrigeration at the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) 2016 Industrial Refrigeration Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. Here are a few of the highlights.
Suppliers are expected to benefit from the scheduled 2020 phaseout of R-22 refrigerant
April 4, 2016
U.S. demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is forecast to increase 3.1 percent per year through 2020 to $11.3 billion, moderating from the 2010-2015 period, when growth was bolstered by a rebound in sales after the economic recession, according to a new study from Freedonia Group.
Monitors ac power in addition to temperature parameters
March 14, 2016
Emanate Wireless has announced the launch of the company’s newest solution, PowerPath Temp, a health care refrigeration monitoring device capable of identifying and providing advance notice of potential equipment failure.
The Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) has approved an agreement reached by manufacturers and energy efficiency advocates acting as part of a working group to set new energy efficiency standards for walk-in coolers and freezers (WICF).
Refrigeration contractors are keenly aware of the value of the maintenance they perform for their grocery store and supermarket clients, but, in some cases, they may find themselves working with clients who underestimate it.
Combination creates major walk-in refrigeration unit company
December 11, 2015
D Cubed Group LLC, a private market investment group, announced that it has acquired Hill Phoenix’s Walk-Ins business from Dover Corp. and Kysor Panel Systems from The Manitowoc Company Inc. The two transactions create a new, private refrigeration company named KPS Global, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
EnVisioneering Symposium focuses on refrigeration equipment and supermarkets
November 30, 2015
Danfoss recently hosted its 25th EnVisioneering Symposium, which addressed how an increasing industry-wide focus on refrigerants and energy is driving changes in the design, deployment, and maintenance of refrigeration equipment and supermarkets.
This stainless steel interior is an upgrade to the Commercial Series line. Hoshizaki’s one-, two-, and three-section upright refrigeration units feature dynamic ducted airflow within the all-stainless cabinet construction, allowing for optimum air circulation and even temperatures at each shelf level.