Latin America


Gree CAC Wins National TV Station Project

After winning several large projects in Brazil, including the Brazilian emergency medical hospital, Hospital Porto Dias of Para State, Campo’s Sao Paulo manufacturing base, and the high-rise office bu...


LG to Add Inverter ACs Line to Manaus Factory

LG Electronics has announced that it will begin production of inverter air conditioners in Brazil at its air conditioner factory in Manaus. LG has decided to launch inverter room air conditioner produ...


Brazil Introduces New Trade Protection Measures

On September 6, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Commission announced a series of measures effective immediately to restrict imports to protect local industries. These measures include raising the import tariffs on seven kinds of manufactured goods and applying antidumping sanctions on a number of imported products (including air conditioners). China is the largest victim of these measures.   Anal...


Fujitsu General Exhibits at Febrava 2011

Fujitsu General do Brasil (FGB) exhibited its single- and multi-split inverter air conditioners at Febrava 2011, South America’s largest air conditioning equipment exposition held over four days from ...


Conbrava: Largest Congress about HVAC&R in Latin America

The Conbrava, Brazilian Congress on Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Ventilation, Heating and Air Treatment in its 12th edition is a biennial event that happens simultaneously to Febrava and has for o...


Febrava 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Photo Report Hitachi—has deep roots in the Brazilian market as well as a strong brand reputation. The company exhibited some of its bestknown products at the expo, ranging from small RACs to large com...


Move to Upbeat Latin Rhythm — Febrava 2011 in Sao Paulo, Bra

The 17th edition of the biennial Febrava, International Fair for Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Heating and Air Treatment took place at the Exposition Center Immigrants in Sao Paulo, Br...


Ammonia retrofit increases capacity of Coca-Cola Brazil plan

2011-10-06 A modification of the ammonia refrigeration system in the manufacturing plant of Coca-Cola Guararapes in the State of Petrolina of Brazil allowed cooling capacity to be increased by 107% wh...


Natural refrigerant products on display at FEBRAVA 2011

2011-10-07 The 17th FEBRAVA trade fair took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 20 – 23 September, bringing together leading market players for the HVAC&R sector in Brazil and internationally. The hot ...

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