Compact Fujitsu General RACs for Cold Regions Provide Powerf

At the end of October 2019, Fujitsu General began selling nocria room air conditioner (RAC) DN series for use in cold regions. The nocria DN series is compact in size but powerful in terms of heating ...


Hitachi's Omika Works Recognized as an "Advanced 4th Industr

Hitachi is first Japanese company to be listed   Omika Works   Tokyo, January 10, 2020 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced that the Omika Works, which manu...


Flexair Spot Zone AC System Certified as Low CO2 Kawasaki Br

Toshiba Carrier ‘Flexair Spot Zone Air Conditioning System,’ for its contribution to CO2 emissions reduction, was certified as ‘Low CO2 Kawasaki Brand 19’ in the product/techno...


Shirokuma-kun RAC Ceremony to Celebrate Launching –A Factory

On October 31, Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning held a ceremony to celebrate the launching of the new Shirokuma-kun Premium X series room air conditioner (RAC) models. The latest series ne...


Sanden and Nidec Collaborate for R&D on Automotive Thermal M

On October 30, 2019, Sanden Holdings announced that Sanden has started collaborative research and development (R&D) with Nidec. It is forecast that there will be a shift from internal combustion engine cars to electric cars. One of the challenges electric cars are facing is their short cruising distance. In particular, the use of air conditioners and other electronic components has a signif...


MHI President Izumisawa's 2020 New Year Message

Tokyo, January 6, 2020 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) President and CEO Seiji Izumisawa delivered an address to employees, commencing the New Year. The following is a summary of the main points of his remarks.   In 2019, natural disasters were a frequent occurrence in all parts of the world. Japan suffered torrential rains and typhoons that far exceeded all expectations, while ot...


Finding Business Potential in Products and Technologies that

Sei Suma, senior adviser, Japan Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News (JARN) The Japanese air conditioning industry develops many new technologies every year and launches numerous new ...


JRAIA Holds Side Event at MOP 31 to Promote Japan’s F-gas Po

The 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP 31) was held from November 4 to 8, 2019 in Rome, Italy. During MOP 31, the Japan Refrigeration ...


Solstice N40 Selected for Supermarket Chain Operator’s Distr

On November 26, 2019, Honeywell announced that its Solstice N40 (R448A) refrigerant has been adopted by Maruai, a regional supermarket operator in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, at its newly-built distribution center. Opened in November 2019, the center will serve as a hub to Maruai’s 63 supermarkets and includes about 89,000 ft2 (8,268 m2) of cold storage space. Solstice N40-based refrigeration s...


Azbil Starts Sales Abroad of Temperature Sensors for Office

Azbil has begun selling its temperature sensors (round type) in markets abroad. The sensors are mounted on the ceilings of rooms in office buildings for the purpose of air conditioning. In recent y...

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