Panasonic is known throughout the world for manufacturing high quality, reliable products.
In 2010, Panasonic acquired Sanyo Electric and since then continues Sanyo's expertise in CO2 refrigeration and heat pump technology. The former Sanyo had developed the world's first CO2 rotary 2-stage compression compressor that uses the CO2 found in the natural world as a refrigerant.
Mayekawa is a world leading supplier of industrial cooling & freezing systems, refrigeration compressors, and heat pumps. It actively promotes the "Natural Five" refrigerants, among them CO2, ammonia, and hydrocarbons, for air conditioning, freezing, and cold storage.
Mayekawa freezing and refrigeration technology is built on decades of experience in designing and installing refrigeration plants globally. Based on this technology the company have focused on countering global warming and ozone depletion. Mayekawa manufactures products for the improvement of safety, energy efficiency and the utilization of natural refrigerants.
The SANDEN Group is a global leader in heating & cooling technologies. We design and manufacture automotive air-conditioning systems, vending machines, commercial refrigeration systems, residential heat pumps and other environmental systems.
With more than 13,000 people and 54 locations in 23 countries and regions, SANDEN has been committed in delivering high quality solutions responding to the needs of its customers. SANDEN is at the forefront of environmental protection, through sustainable manufacturing practices and continuous enhancement of product durability and energy efficiency.
Since 2009, SANDEN has been a leading player in CO2 Technology, which uses natural, non-toxic, non-flammable and climate-friendly CO2 refrigerant (R744). SANDEN CO2 Technology based offer includes in-house made compressors, flexible cooling modules and a wide range of systems for retail & light commercial refrigeration, industrial cooling and thermal comfort heat pumps.
BITZER is a global leader in the manufacture of screw, scroll and semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors for commercial A/C and refrigeration applications. Their natural refrigerant portfolio includes compressors designed for CO2 and ammonia. BITZER began producing CO2 compressors in 1998 and has a wide range of UL approved subcritical and transcritical models. BITZER US also manufactures ASME certified receivers for CO2 applications.
BITZER manufactures a wide selection of open-drive Screw and Reciprocating Compressors for Ammonia applications and also builds Ammonia Screw Packages up to 500 tons.
CAREL is a world leader in control solutions for air-conditioning, refrigeration and heating, and systems for humidification and evaporative cooling. Our products are designed to bring energy savings and reduce the environmental impact of machinery and systems; our solutions are used in commercial, industrial and residential applications.
In order to anticipate customer needs and supply advanced solutions, a total of 6% of consolidated sales is reinvested in Research & Development that are the heart of our commitment. A further 4% of sales is regularly invested in the improvement of company processes. The Group’s strength lies in integration between different contexts; its overall vision, wide-ranging experience and skills allow us to go beyond the boundaries of individual products and represent a single partner capable of identifying integrated solutions. CAREL operates globally through 21 subsidiaries and 7 production plants.
Nihon Netsugen Systems Co. Ltd., a Japanese manufacturer of refrigeration systems using screw compressors, such as heat pumps, provides made-to-order systems for both industrial refrigeration and air conditioning for buildings. The company offers high-efficiency CO2 and NH3 systems for sectors such as the food industry, chemical plants and automobile industry. Nihon Netsugen Systems has a strong partnership with the GEA group in Germany, using GEA’s latest technologies in most of its systems.
Officine Mario Dorin is a company established in 1918, manufacturing compressors since 1932.
Based in the area of Florence (Tuscany), Italy, DORIN reaches all over the world thanks to its commercial partnerships and internal technical-commercial personnel, being present in more than 90 countries with 70,000+ compressors per year.
DORIN is well known for its advanced innovations, being a reference for CO2 transcritical applications since 1990’s. Today DORIN is one of the leader in CO2 refrigeration technology with several tens of thousands of compressors running in the field, offering the widest CO2 compressor range available in the market.
Obrist Engineering focuses on the development of environmentally friendly systems and components for air conditioning and heating, with a stronghold in the automotive market. The main activities over the last 10 years have been dedicated to the development of R744 compressors, but also other components for use in CO2 MAC systems, commercial and transport refrigeration, as well as heat pumps.
Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialised products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. It is present in nearly 100 countries. Alfa Laval is continously developing new heat exchanger solutions to support the transition towards natural refrigerants.
HB is an innovative Danish company with 20+ years’ experience in developing and manufacturing sensors and controls for industrial NH3 and CO2 refrigeration systems. HB is further more supplier of private labeled capacity control sensors for major compressor manufacturer’s incl. JCI and GEA.
The basis for the activities of HB Products was founded in 1989 by encouragement from Sabroe A/S to the development of a special sensor to industrial refrigeration applications. In 2002, the opportunity to buy out the manufacturing activities from the mother company, Hans Buch & Co occurred and HB Products A/S was subsequently founded.
HB Products is certified according to EN ISO 9001:2008 and produces ATEX, cULus and IECEx certified products on request.
Together with about 100 group companies in Japan and overseas, Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) oversees the formation of a "technology corporate group."
KHI produced the world’s first commercially available R718 turbo chiller in 2013. The R718 turbo chiller has a cooling capacity of 100RT (352 kW) and the COP reaches 5.1 – a value not often seen in connection with water refrigerant technologies.
Swep has developed a Brazed Plate Heat Exchanger for Gas Cooler Applications. For manufacturers of industrial and transport cooling and supermarket refrigeration systems, who utilize environmentally friendly refrigerants, the B17 provides reliable performance for transcritical pressures.
YAMATO Co. Ltd. is an engineering company specializing in planning, designing, installation and maintenance for freeze and refrigeration facilities and HVAC. For these two areas, YAMATO Co. Ltd. originally developed a thermal heat storage system, accumulating thermal energy during nighttime for daytime loads, to achieve daytime electricity saving. Patented Ultra Eco-Ice System (UEI) is adapted by customers in Japan where it helps reduce daytime electric power demand significantly, improve energy efficiency and reduce running cost. UEI system introduces brine on secondary side and this way significantly reduces HFC refrigerant charge and its leakage.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been at the cutting edge in the development of refrigeration and air conditioning systems for more than 80 years. Today, the company continues to innovate and introduce new technologies that achieve the highest levels of efficiency in all of its air conditioning products using CO2.
MHI's range of products include its new air-to-water heat pumps and award winning large capacity centrifugal chillers, which are internationally recognised as one of the most energy efficient cooling systems available.
For over a half century, Nihon Itomic has been considered a forerunner as a manufacturer producing electric water heaters for industrial use in Japan with a dominant market share of 70%. The company is committed to full customer satisfaction with expertise in technology and innovative ideas, and more importantly is conscious about safety and making products environmentally friendly. Nihon Itomic is proud to proclaim that Itomic was the very first manufacturer to launch a commercial Eco-cute (CO2 heat pump water heater) on the world market in 2002.
The ARA is a non-profit association comprised of people and organisations that aims to build a significant membership in all RAC functions. The association delivers solutions and assistance relevant to all participants in the RAC supply chain including design& assessment, training, commercialisation, installation, operation & maintenance, and disposal.
The purpose of the organisation is to advance the science and practice of refrigeration; in the national interest, in all of its applications, in the development of its methods and technology, and in its uses in the community.
hydrocarbons21.com aims to support the worldwide use of hydrocarbon refrigerants in cooling, refrigeration, and heating. It is more than a platform to advertise Hydrocarbons (HC) technology. Rather it is an interactive tool that will help you stay connected with the global HC community and be informed about latest developments regarding the use of hydrocarbons as natural refrigerants, including propane, isobutane, propylene and others.
R744.com is your interactive platform to cover "Everything R744" in Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC), Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, and other applications. The website will keep you abreast of all developments on the natural refrigerant R744 (CO2) in a user-friendly way. Since its launch, 33 more companies and research institutes have joined R744.com as Partners (as of May 2008). Pioneers in CO2 Technology, they are actively involved in the development of this collaborative platform.
R718.com aims to support the worldwide use of water as refrigerant in cooling, refrigeration, and heating. It is more than a platform to advertise water refrigeration technology. Rather it is an interactive tool that will help you stay connected with the global natural refrigerant community and be informed about latest developments regarding the use of water as natural refrigerant.