With over 20 years of experience in natural refrigerants, Embraco’s compressor portfolio features products for commercial food service, food retail, merchandisers, and aftermarket segments. Conveniently, the booth was sectioned into these four different segments, so AHR Expo attendees could easily find the R-290 solution they were looking for.
This is Smart Care’s third acquisition of a service company in the last 12 months
February 14, 2019
Smart Care Equipment Solutions announced the acquisition of Mid-South Maintenance, a provider of commercial kitchen equipment repair and maintenance services to the commercial food service industry. Located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, Mid-South also provides HVAC repair, as well as plumbing, electrical, and facility maintenance in the greater Nashville area.
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has issued a new resolution for refrigeration, which includes a call for inclusion of HFCs in the Montreal Protocol and a call for members to deploy low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants in “all commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment.”
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.
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.
Very few end users fully understand the importance of properly cleaning and sanitizing their ice machines, storage bins, and dispensers. Yet the quality and safety of every beverage they serve as well as the longevity and power consumption of their equipment depends on proper maintenance.
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.
Growth of food processing industry, expansion of refrigerated warehouses in developing countries, to boost demand
November 30, 2015
The global industrial refrigeration market is forecast to grow from $22.57 billion in 2014, and reach $33.90 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1 percent, according to a report from P&S Market Research.