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Fruit Logistica: Industry targeting northern climates wit...

Fruit Logistica: Industry targeting northern climates wit...

12 February 2016
With CO2 technology making headway in Scandinavian supermarkets, Swedish company Frigadon is starting to produce CO2 condensing units targeting its home market.
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ADEME publishes guide to refrigerants in distribution sector

ADEME publishes guide to refrigerants in distribution sector

12 February 2016
ADEME, the French Environment and Energy Management Agency, has published a guide to refrigerants in the distribution sector to help companies to make informed decisions when investing in new refrigeration systems. Th...
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Lawson, Alfamidi CO<sub>2</sub> collaboration bearing fruit

Lawson, Alfamidi CO2 collaboration bearing fruit

10 February 2016
Japanese retailer Lawson expects to have 1,300 stores using CO2 technology by the end of February 2016, and is working in tandem with Indonesian chain Alfamidi to affect positive change in neighbouring regions. R744.c...
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Mayekawa, Sanden to target commercial market in 2016

Mayekawa, Sanden to target commercial market in 2016

10 February 2016
During a session on market trends at ATMOsphere Asia 2016, Mayekawa outlined its plans to adapt its NewTon system for use in a wider variety of applications, while Sanden continues to target the global convenience sto...
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Bitzer looking to strengthen position in Japanese CO<sub>2</sub> market

Bitzer looking to strengthen position in Japanese CO2 market

10 February 2016
Leading compressor maker Bitzer sees huge potential to expand its position in the Japanese market, Ferdinand Spannan, managing director of Bitzer Japan, told R744.com in an exclusive interview on the occasion of the A...
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NEXT Series: Carnot to drive HFC phase-out with CO<sub>2</sub> systems

NEXT Series: Carnot to drive HFC phase-out with CO2 systems

10 February 2016
Natural refrigerants – and particularly CO2 applications – are not just in fashion but here to stay, Marc-André Lesmerises, president of Carnot Refrigeration, told R744.com in an exclusive interview...
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Panasonic targeting supermarkets and CVS with 30 HP CO<sub>2</sub> s...

Panasonic targeting supermarkets and CVS with 30 HP CO2 s...

9 February 2016
In a major announcement on the first day of ATMOsphere Asia 2016 in Tokyo, Panasonic announced new plans to develop a 30 HP CO2 condensing unit suitable for use in larger supermarket formats.
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Exclusive interview: Sanden blazing trail in CO<sub>2</sub> refriger...

Exclusive interview: Sanden blazing trail in CO2 refriger...

8 February 2016
Continually innovating and building strong relations with partners are crucial to business success in Japan’s increasingly competitive natural refrigerants market, Junya Ichikawa, president of Sanden Environment...
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CAREL sees 'broad interest' in natural refrigerants in Japan

CAREL sees 'broad interest' in natural refrigerants in Japan

2 February 2016
Broad interest in natural refrigerants in Japan and Japanese government programmes that encourage the development of environmentally friendly solutions are helping to boost uptake of naturals there, Tadao Sekiguchi of...
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Consumer goods industry to consider broader use of naturals

Consumer goods industry to consider broader use of naturals

26 January 2016
Some of the world’s biggest companies agreed last week to consider increasing their use of natural refrigerants as an alternative to climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
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Walmart opts for CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration technology in Argentina

Walmart opts for CO2 refrigeration technology in Argentina

21 January 2016
Epta Refrigeration has installed a new commercial refrigeration system at a Walmart store in Buenos Aires. The supermarket giant hopes that the technology, which uses CO2 as the refrigerant, will reduce the store&rsqu...
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Canada’s Sobeys looks to future with CO<sub>2</sub> transcriti...

Canada’s Sobeys looks to future with CO2 transcriti...

20 January 2016
While transcritical CO2 systems are typically earmarked for new stores, Canadian supermarket giant Sobeys is showing that existing stores can be retrofitted with transcritical systems without negatively affecting sale...
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Ready for take-off: brave decisions bearing fruit at Adva...

Ready for take-off: brave decisions bearing fruit at Adva...

18 January 2016
Danish heating and cooling system manufacturer Advansor’s decision to limit its portfolio to CO2 applications allowed the company to simplify its product range and focus on becoming a leading player in the food ...
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NEXT Series: Industry sees 2016 as 'strong growth year' f...

NEXT Series: Industry sees 2016 as 'strong growth year' f...

14 January 2016
How will the market for natural refrigerants develop in 2016? What will drive the development of green solutions in the HVAC&R industry? And how can the challenges currently facing naturals be overcome? To launch ...
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Market preview: Japanese surge in CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical spark...

Market preview: Japanese surge in CO2 transcritical spark...

13 January 2016
Convenience stores (CVS) in Japan are undergoing a dramatic transformation, with the penetration of CO2 transcritical systems increasing year-on-year thanks to sizable government subsidies. shecco estimates that over ...