EPEE supports World Refrigeration Day 2020

07/04/2020 World Refrigeration Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump sector and focuses attention on the significant rol...


Supermarket Trade Show 2020 Leaps Toward Automation

From February 12 to 14, the Supermarket Trade Show (SMTS) 2020 was held at Makuhari Messe. It attracted 2,331 exhibitors including various companies and groups. Occupying 3,599 booths, the current sho...


Haier Plans to Build a Refrigerator Plant in Romania

A local commercial media report from Ziarul Financiar in Romania on February 18, 2020 reported that Haier Group has announced an investment of over €50 million (US$ 7.2 million) to build a refrigerator plant in Ariceştii Rahtivani, Prahova County, Romania. Located at a commercial park, this plant covers an area of 54,000 m2, and, when complete, will offer 750 job opportunities with an annual ...


State Council Supports Cold Chain to Expand Agriproduct Purc

Recently, under the prevention and control policy to combat the new coronavirus infection in China, the production, transport, and sales of agricultural products in some local areas are encountering a...


ENGIE Concentrates Production of CO2 High-temperature Heat P

ENGIE Refrigeration is reorganizing its heat pump division. From now on, the refrigeration and heating specialist will produce all the CO2 high- temperature heat pumps in its portfolio at its head off...


Blue Star Wins Cold Room Manufacturer of Century Award

Hall of Fame awards were presented by India Food Service Equipment Council at Hotel Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, on December 7 to honor the pioneers of the century in different categories of food service...


Statement given by Didier Coulomb, Director General of the I

2020/03/29 Statement given by Didier Coulomb, Director General of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21), in November 2015. &...


IIR and UN Environment Reinforce Partnership

In order to formalize their existing partnership, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and the UN Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during the 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP 31). Signed on November 6, 2019, by James Curlin, network and policy manager at the UN Environment, and Didier Coulomb, director general of IIR, the MOU provides...


Carrier to Provide an European Wholesale Giant with CO2 Syst

Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has entered into an agreement with wholesale center operator, Metro, to provide CO2 systems to the majority of its European stores. Within the framework of Metro’s F-gas Exit Program, the company aims to convert over 760 Cash & Carry stores to natural refrigerant systems and halve its CO2 footprint by 2030. Under the agreement, Carrier will install hig...


Sustainable Thermal Solutions for Small Stores in Europe

— Report on EuroShop 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany Acting as the key final link to consumers, the retail industry is undergoing great changes due to acceleration of an intelligent and sust...


Nantes to Host Key Cold Chain Event

The International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain (IICC) is an International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) event held every two years. The previous editions were held in Cambridge (the United Kingdom), Paris (France), London (the United Kingdom), Auckland (New Zealand), and Beijing (China). The sixth edition of this cutting-edge event designed to address ever-increasing demand f...


Notification on Delay of the ICRT 2020

March 20, 2020 Recently, the novel coronavirus has spread around the world, posing a serious challenge to the world’s public health security. In order to fully implement the epidemic prevention...

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