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Daikin Promotes Global Conversion to R32 ACs by Offering Fre

On September 10, Daikin started offering companies worldwide free access to 93 of its R32 equipment patents in addition to companies in emerging markets, where it has offered patent access since 2011....


Mitsubishi Electric Aiming for No. 1 AC Manufacturer Title i

On August 25, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation entered into a groundbreaking agreement to purchase from De’Longhi Industrial S.A. shares representing approximately 74.97% of the share capital of DeLcli...


MHI Wins Order for Saudi 200,000-ton Cooling Plant

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received an order for 80 units of large capacity centrifugal chillers for the district cooling plant of an urban development project in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The ...

PR 2018.07.22

i-NX-Q: the new Climaveneta multi-purpose heat pump with inverter technology

Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems presents i-NX-Q. Climaveneta’s air source multi-purpose unit with scroll inverter compressors and cooling capacity from 43 to 151 kW. The logic of

When Will R290 RACs Be Available?

In the phase-out of R22 refrigerant in China, the room air conditioner (RAC) industry has chosen environmentally friendly R290 (propane) to replace R22. In recent months, JARN has reported that Chines...


Panasonic Aims for Sales of \700 Billion in HVAC Business in

Panasonic has been steadily carrying out organizational reforms and revising its air conditioner strategy since it established the new Air-Conditioner Company within the Appliances Company in April. &...


CRH 2015: The Grand Festival of HVAC&R in Asia

With the theme of ‘Winning Partnerships for Blue Skies and a Green World,’ the 26th International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packa...


LG Invests US$ 1.5 Billion in New Vietnam Production Base

LG Electronics officially announced on March 27 the opening of its newest production facility in Vietnam with the completion of the main building at its Haiphong Campus. At 800,000 m2, the building in...


Agility is Key in the Global Era

-- Panasonic Air-Conditioner Company Embarks on a New Trip   Panasonic has announced changes to its organizational structure and senior management team, which will take effect April 1, in an effo...


Ductless and Ducted ACs on Stage

-- Report of the 2015 AHR Expo, Chicago   Thanks to strong recovery in the U.S. economy, the U.S. air conditioner market posted solid growth in 2014. As a microcosm of this, the 2015 AHR Expo hel...


ASEAN and the U.S. Are Keys to 2015 Market

-- Review of the 2014 Global Air Conditioner Market   JARN interviewed leading air conditioner manufacturers to investigate air conditioner market trends over 2014. We would like to take this opp...


Air Conditioner Market Takes Hit from Falling Yen

-- A Return to ‘Made in Japan’?   On December 5, the value of the Japanese yen fell sharply in trading on the New York foreign exchange market, closing at 121.50 yen to the dollar, the lowest the...


Exhibition & Event

ACRA 2018 helds in Sapporo, Japan

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