Schaufler took charge of Bitzer in 1979 and gave the company an international focus
August 19, 2015
Senator h. c. Peter Schaufler, CEO and owner of Bitzer, has passed away at the age of 74. Schaufler managed Bitzer for 36 years and turned the company into the world’s largest independent manufacturer of refrigeration compressors.
Low-GWP Refrigerants Approved for Scroll, Semi-Hermetic Compressors
May 4, 2015
Emerson Climate Technologies has approved DuPont Opteon® XP40 (R-449A) and XP10 (R-513A) for use in a wide range of its scroll and semi-hermetic compressors. This approval paves the way for the use of Opteon refrigerants in new and existing compressors for a number of refrigeration applications.
Unit Provides Energy Efficiency Gains of Up to 9 Percent
August 4, 2014
Embraco, a leading supplier of hermetic refrigeration compressors, has announced the launch of the FFU160HAX compressor — what the company says is a two-in-one solution for light commercial refrigeration.
When GEA Grasso, a Dutch component manufacturer for industrial refrigeration installations, considered improving its testing systems for compressor measurements, they turned to LMS for a more integrated and flexible data acquisition and analyzer system.
Screw Compressor Offers Capacity of 400 kW and Coefficient of Performance of 1.63
August 19, 2013
Kobe Steel Ltd. has developed a new refrigeration compressor, called the iZN440TUA, which is a two-stage inverter ammonia screw compressor said to have the world's highest cooling rate with a coefficient of performance (COP) of 1.63 and the world’s highest cooling capacity of about 400 kW.
The compressor manufacturer Bitzer has invested 30 million Euros (about $39.3 million) for construction of new buildings to house production, a warehouse, and dispatching in Schkeuditz, Germany. The improvements will also include more space for training.
What do a smart compressor, an indoor/outdoor undercounter refrigerator, and a reach-in refrigerator case have in common? All three are winners in The NEWS’ ninth annual Dealer Design Awards’ Refrigeration & Ice Machines category.