Although the weather varied greatly from one country to another, relatively hot weather boosted the air conditioner market in Europe in 2019. The RAC market in Europe as a whole increased by about 4.4...


New Year’s Resolutions from Global Association Leaders--ASER

For ASERCOM, 2019 was again a very busy year. The challenges facing our industry demanded a great deal of guidance from our association. Our goal is to lead the AC&R industry to a fair and transpa...


CAREL: New organisational structure

27 January, 2020 With the objective of improving customer service, CAREL has set up a new organisational unit, called After-Sales & Service, headed by Riccardo Bianchi, Group Head of After-Sales ...


Alfa Laval ThinkTop® IO-Link boosts real-time data exchange

January 27, 2020 Alfa Laval is introducing the Alfa Laval ThinkTop IO-Link, a new version of the company’s second-generation Alfa Laval ThinkTop V50 and V70 sensing and control units for hygien...


Special Focus on Gas Infrastructure--Part of World Energy Ou

26 November 2019 Questions about the relative importance, and respective roles, of electricity and gas networks are central to the design of energy transitions. Low-carbon electricity has huge potent...


Ad hoc: GEA Group AG has recognized non-cash impairments in

27 Jan 2020 Within the framework of its annual planning process, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has recognized a non-cash impairment in the amount of approximately EUR 248 million in the fourth quarter of 2019.   This impairment has solely resulted from the impairment test of the goodwill of GEA’s Italian subsidiary Pavan S.p.A. acquired in November 2017. In fiscal years 2018 and 2019,...


New Year’s Resolutions from Global Association Leaders--AREA

It’s an absolute privilege, as AREA president, to send you and your families my best wishes for a 2020 that offers great and fascinating challenges. In 2019, we were extremely enthusiastic ab...


New Year’s Resolutions from Global Association Leaders--APIC

In 2019, the international specialized exhibition Climate World, one of the most prominent industry events that APIC organizes in collaboration with Euroexpo, was held for the 15th time. Over the cour...


New Year’s Resolutions from Global Association Leaders--AFEC

During 2020, AFEC will continue representing the HVAC industry through its participation in forums and meetings to convey the views of manufacturers and will also promote the standardization. Furth...


EPEE Welcomes Sustain- able Europe Investment Plan

On January 14, the European Commission (EC) released a communication on the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan (SEIP) of the European Green Deal. The European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE), that federates Europe’s cooling industry, welcomes the initiative and supports efforts to mobilize public and private investment to achieve the ambitious measures set out in the Europe...

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