HVAC giant Daikin is ramping up its offering to customers, as it prepares to integrate its purchase of Italian refrigeration group Zanotti for €98 million. The €1.85 billion firm is looking to offer customers an integrated approach which it believes rivals cannot match.
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.
Lynn Dison, an applications engineer at RAE Corp., shares the wisdom of six decades
April 4, 2016
Looking back on a refrigeration technology career stretching over six decades, Lynn Dison, an applications engineer with RAE Corp., said that he knew from the very start of it all that he would be at home in the industry for his entire career.
Asia Pacific is the largest market for glass door refrigerators
January 19, 2016
The global glass door refrigerators market was worth $6.53 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $13.66 billion by 2023, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.6 percent from 2015 to 2023, according to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research.
Expansion of fast food chains across the globe is primarily driving ice maker market growth
October 23, 2015
The global ice maker market is forecast to be worth $5 billion by 2019, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.9 percent from 2014 to 2019, according to a research report now available from ReportsnReports.
SPORT evaporator pressure regulators easily converted to stepper motor-driven CDS valves
August 31, 2015
Sporlan has released its next generation of CDS conversion kits solution for converting SPORT evaporator pressure regulators on refrigeration equipment into stepper motor-driven CDS valves. According to Sporlan, nearly all A8 and SPORT pressure regulators can now be converted into Sporlan stepper motor valves.
He will lead Foodservice through a planned separation from Manitowoc in first quarter of 2016
August 12, 2015
The Manitowoc Co. Inc. has announced the appointment of Hubertus M. Muehlhaeuser as chief executive officer of Manitowoc Foodservice Inc. Manitowoc is a leading manufacturer of commercial foodservice equipment, including refrigeration equipment.
Recommendations to achieve reliable and uninterrupted service
August 3, 2015
Every year The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. (HSB) investigates numerous small refrigeration unit failures. The primary reason for the majority of these failures is poor or non-existent preventive maintenance for the unit.
Company suggests suitable replacements for R-404A and R-134a
August 3, 2015
In follow-up to a document that Tecumseh issued in October 2014 regarding recommended refrigerants, the company said it has continued to test various low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants with the objective of determining suitable replacements for R-404A (globally) and R-134a (primarily for North America).