Courier Express expands fleet for fourth time this year

7th December 2018 Burgess Hill, West Sussex, UK: For the fourth time in 2018 Courier Express has expanded its fleet with the addition of two 18-tonne temperature-controlled trucks for either food or ...


Chilled storage shortage makes headline news

4th December 2018 London, UK: Oakland International commercial director Robert Hardy and Food Storage and Distribution Federation chief executive Shane Brennan reiterated warnings about chilled and frozen food warehousing shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit when they appeared on BBC News programmes on December 3.   The news item focused on the scramble to find chilled warehousing sp...


CoolKit gets festive

3rd December 2018 Burnley, UK: Van converter CoolKit is getting into the Christmas spirit with a “12 Days of Christmas” campaign, featuring a special offer on each of the 12 days.  ...


Demand for Light Commercial Refrigeration Products Rises

From January to August 2018, the domestic refrigerator industry saw a weak performance, and a sharp drop occurred in offline sales in particular. However, light commercial refrigeration products enjoy...


Gree Assists with Building World’s Largest Cold Chain Logist

Gree freezing and refrigeration equipment has won a bid for JD.com’s cold storage retrofit projects, assisting JD.com in creating the world’s largest cold chain network for an e-commerce p...


Chinese Giants Rush to Develop Cold Chain Logistics

On October 23, JD.com Group and Zhengzhou Synear Food signed a strategic cooperation agreement, collaborating in the building of a leading cold chain service platform in China, and jointly establishin...


Ice Make Ventures into Ammonia-based Refrigeration Equipment

Ice Make Refrigeration, a leading manufacturer and supplier of cooling solutions and refrigeration equipment, has forayed into ammonia refrigeration equipment manufacturing and turnkey project management, project engineering, and execution. The company has been manufacturing cooling products with hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants.  ...


India’s Cooling Demand to Increase Eight Fold in 20 Years

India’s total cooling requirement is expected to increase eight-fold in the next 20 years, with room air conditioners (RACs) consuming more than half of the energy required for space cooling in the country by 2037–2038. On the occasion of World Ozone Day on September 16, the government released a draft cooling action plan that will guide stakeholders such as the government, and resi...


Dearman liquid nitrogen refueller

29th November 2018 London, UK: Dearman and Air Products have a new refueller to service Dearman’s nitrogen powered fridges.   The refueller can be installed in a day at distribution de...


Savona Foodservice gets BRC accreditation

29th November 2018 Kidlington, Oxfordshire, UK: Savona Foodservice has gained BRC AA standard accreditation at its Oxford and Ilfracombe depots.   Mke Morgan, director and general manager, S...


Acquisition of Austrian Refrigerating and Freezing Showcases

Expanding Products Covering Cold Chain and Bolstering Integration of Refrigeration Systems with Air Conditioning   26 November 2018 Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Headquarter: Osaka, Japan; Presiden...