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Hillphoenix


Platinum

Hillphoenix’s mission is to provide fresh, innovative customer-centric solutions that help their customers stay relevant and competitively differentiated. This vision inspires Hillphoenix to become the recognized global leader in creative, flexible and responsible innovations in food retail and commercial refrigeration.  The leading North American manufacturer of CO2 equipment, Hillphoenix has expanded its natural refrigerant capabilities with the addition of NXTCold Ultra-low charge Ammonia Systems.  Hillphoenix designs and manufactures food retail display cases, commercial and industrial refrigeration systems, provides training services through The Hillphoenix Learning Center and Energy Services through The AMS Group.  Hillphoenix Inc., a Dover Company, is based in Conyers (Ga).

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Carnot Refrigeration


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Carnot Refrigeration was established in 2008 with the goal of addressing several issues in the supermarket sector : increasing energy costs, uncontrollable leaks of polluting refrigerants, redundant maintenance costs, lack of reliability of systems etc. Thanks to a gradual and thorough innovation process, Carnot Refrigeration succeeded to design and develop an optimal CO2 refrigeration system, now recognized by many associations and clients (GreenChill, ASHRAE, Green Building Council etc.). It has taken the lead in its field by creating eco-efficient CO2 systems, providing high-efficiency options such as heat reclaim or innovative defrost processes. Carnot Refrigeration is the company with the most GreenChill platinum-level certifications and one of the most experienced companies in CO2 refrigeration in North America, meeting the needs of supermarkets, refrigerated warehouses as well as sports facilities (arenas).

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Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration


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Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration provides climate-control solutions for commercial refrigeration and industrial applications in more than 70 countries. It manufactures unit coolers, condensers, compressorized racks, condensing units, refrigeration systems and supermarket display cases through market-leading brands, including North America brands of Bohn, Larkin, Climate Control, Chandler, and Kysor/Warren.

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration is a business segment of Lennox International Inc., a leading global provider of climate-control solutions.

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Mayekawa


Gold

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.

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Systemes LMP


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"Made in Quebec” is a symbol of Systemes LMP’s commitment to quality. For well over a decade, the company has been among the market leaders in manufacturing energy-efficient and reliable cooling modules and heat recovery systems for commercial and industrial refrigeration. Systemes LMP provides one of the most adaptable transcritical refrigeration solutions on the market, tailor-made solutions to fit specific customer needs. One of the company’s priorities is environmental sustainability, which is reflected in its products optimised for natural refrigerant CO2.

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Blupura


Silver

Blupura is an Italian manufacturer of high quality and high design drinking water coolers and water fountains. The company follows an eco-friendly philosophy: the cold water produced by their water coolers is not only an affordable, efficient and safe alternative to bottled water, but Blupura is also the first water-cooler manufacturer in the world to use compressors with natural refrigerant gases (R290) with zero impact on global warming. Known as the Hospitality Specialist, Blupura provides the Fontemagna models for the Horeca industry, the City range contains outdoor and indoor fountains, and Wave water-coolers are designed for the office. Within its product range Blupura has added Blusoda, the smallest high-end water cooler for the domestic sector that works with a natural refrigerant gas. For the North American market in particular, Blupura offers both drinking water coolers and water fountains with R290 (110 V).


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Danfoss


Silver

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter and more efficient tomorrow.
In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems and integrated renewable energy.
Our solutions are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today Danfoss holds market-leading positions, employing more than 26,000 and serving customers in more than 100 countries.
We are privately held by the founding family. Read more about us at www.danfoss.com.

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Bitzer


Silver

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.

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Emerson


Silver

Emerson is one of the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide.

The innovative solutions of Emerson, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™, Alco Controls™, and Dixell™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

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SCM Frigo


Silver

SCM FRIGO,a leading OEM manufacturer of refrigerating systems, was established in 1979. Based in Venice, Italy, the company currently employs more than 100 people. With almost 40 years of experience, it has developed a strong skill set for solutions in the refrigeration sector. 

As the company's core values are based on environmental sustainability and innovations, SCM FRIGO has been developing natural refrigerant technologies since 2004 and has now become a leader of CO2 refrigeration systems production.

Its wide range of condensing units and power packs with Natural (CO2 and NH3) and HFC refrigerants for both commercial and industrial applications accentuates the company in the European market.

Customer care, technical competence, production flexibility and strong partnerships with suppliers are the fundamental values SCM FRIGO believes in.

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CAREL INDUSTRIES S.p.A.


Silver

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.

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True Manufacturing


Silver

For over 65 years, True Manufacturing has been an industry leader in commercial refrigeration and continues to exceed customer's expectations because of its high standards in customer service, quality materials, design, availability and performance. True has the unique ability to adjust swiftly and decisively to market trends and employ new strategies for meeting customers’ needs. True was one of the original EPA SNAP submitters for hydrocarbon use in commercial refrigeration and is committed to the use of natural refrigerants, that exceed customer demands for quality, efficiency and sustainability.

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Baltimore Aircoil Company


Silver

With over 80 years of industry-leading innovation and experience, BAC creates cutting-edge cooling equipment for the HVAC, Industrial, and Refrigeration marketplaces. We solve customers’ unique needs with our expertise and wide range of high-performance systems. BAC leverages the power of evaporative cooling by optimizing the balance of water and energy, but the true BAC difference lies in our absolute commitment to creating sustainable solutions and delivering value to you, our customer.

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Embraco


Silver

Embraco is a global company that promotes quality of life through innovative cooling solutions. With seven plants, three commercial offices and one global business shared services, the company has approximately 1,200 patents granted and is present in over 80 countries showcasing technologies that advance high performance and energy efficiency. Embraco provides cooling solutions for household, commercial, such as medical and retail applications, and aftermarket segments. 

Since early July of 2019, Embraco is part of Nidec Corporation, the world’s leading comprehensive motor manufacturer, with headquarters in Japan.

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Parker Hannifin


Silver

Parker Hannifin provides comfort and convenience through refrigeration and air conditioning. With extensive engineering expertise in motion and control, market leading breadth of product, and unequaled global distribution, Parker Hannifin provides innovative components and complete systems suitable for CO2, hydrocarbons and ammonia refrigerants to customers worldwide. Its Micro Thermo TechnologiesTM products such as case controller and rack control solutions have been providing food retailers and convenience stores with advanced CO2 control in North America for over a decade.

The Sporlan Division is one of the preferred component suppliers of the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Sporlan’s success is built on a history of innovation, from pioneering selective charges for expansion valves, to its current precision step motor technology and electronic “smart” valves.

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Cimco Refrigeration


Silver

CIMCO’s product offering includes packaged refrigeration systems using screw, reciprocating, rotary, centrifugal or oil-free compressors designed for various refrigerants including R744 and R717. More widely known for their ammonia technology used in warehouses and their ECO CHILL ice-rink solutions, CIMCO also works in collaboration with their suppliers to develop NH3/CO2 systems for mainstream industrial adoption.

CIMCO was founded in 1913 as The Canadian Ice Machine Company Ltd and in 1969 was purchased by Toromont Industries Ltd, a public Canadian company traded on the T.S.E. CIMCO Refrigeration’s headquarters and main manufacturing facility is located in Toronto, Ontario, with secondary assembly plants located in Alabama, Nova Scotia, and Alberta. The company has sales and service offices in every major city in Canada and various strategic locations covering the USA.

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Genentech


Silver

Genentech Inc., is a biotechnology corporation, founded in 1976 by venture capitalist Robert A. Swanson and biochemist Dr. Herbert Boyer. For more than 30 years, Genentech has been following the science, seeking solutions to unmet medical needs. As a proud member of the Roche Group, Genentech make medicines to treat patients with serious medical conditions.

Genentech, headquartered in South San Francisco, California, is the first end-user to support ATMOsphere America to visibly promote and lend its name to shecco's efforts towards natural refrigerants.

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EOS CLIMATE


Silver

EOS Climate's mission is to help customers maximize the useful life of their refrigerants while ensuring those refrigerants never end up in the atmosphere. In treating refrigerants as assets, EOS creates financial value for refrigerant end-users, while helping the environment. EOS Climate has core competencies in developing and managing economic and financial structures that transform markets and create incentives for environmental best practices. 

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Garden City Ammonia Program (GCAP)


Silver

Garden City Ammonia Program (GCAP) is a privately owned industrial refrigeration school dealing with natural refrigerants. It has live running systems in its labs for each division: ammonia refrigeration, CO2 refrigeration, steam boilers and PSM/RMP compliance. GCAP's spectrum of training is customized towards a range of customers from quick start with no experience to the seasoned operator. Recognized as one of the top premier programs in the U.S., GCAP works in permanent coordination with industry experts and end users providing training for over 650 different companies.

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Dorin


Bronze

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.

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Obrist Engineering


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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.

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EcoThermics Corporation


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U.S. based EcoThermics Corporation has developed a family of CO2 compressors which are differentiated from other compressors by a scalable axial swashplate design platform, a much simpler compression mechanism with improved drive and lubrication mechanics and a robust suction and discharge valve design – resulting in cost, space, performance, durability, noise and vibration reduction advantages for OEMs in a variety of system applications.

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Temprite


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The Temprite tradition of innovation continues with energy-efficient coalescent and conventional oil separators for every type of refrigerant. Temprite’s 920 & 920R Series of coalescent oil separators are compatible with both ammonia (NH3) refrigerant systems and subcritical CO2 systems. The 130 Series of coalescent oil separators is designed specifically for transcritical CO2. Every Temprite product is engineered and manufactured to enable improved refrigeration system thermal efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and provide the highest possible return on investment. Temprite products are the solution to rising energy costs, longer system life and reduced carbon emissions.

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Galileo TP


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Established in the 1940s, Galileo TP systems have been developed, designed and built to operate in OEM facilities in accordance with global Company Wide Quality Control (CWQC), to grant maximum control in all phases of the industrial manufacturing processes from engineering to production, and to assure storage and transmission of all production work data.

Today, Galileo TP’s range is extremely varied and covers all applications for the needs of small, medium and large manufacturers by providing: leak detection systems (hydrocarbons, high pressures of CO2, helium, hydrogen, and others), evacuation systems, transfer pumps, distribution and recovery of fluids & gases, evacuating and refrigerant charging machines (hydrocarbons and CO2), hydrocarbon safety management system, electrical safety compliance and performance test systems. In respect to environmental stewardship, Galileo TP provides helium reclaim systems, hydrocarbon charging and safety management systems and CO2 leak testing (high pressure) with CO2 charging systems.

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EVAPCO


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EVAPCO is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of industrial refrigeration system components. The company offers a broad line of ammonia and CO2 air unit evaporators, critical process air systems, evaporative condensers, packaged recirculators, pressure vessels, and has recently introduced the NEW Evapcold Low Charge Refrigeration (LCR) product line. The LCR product for refrigeration systems significantly reduces the ammonia charge and the associated risk. Company products can be shipped from any of the 19 manufacturing facilities in 9 countries around the world.

With an on-going commitment to Research, Development and Sustainable Technology, EVAPCO provides among the most advanced products in the industry.

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SANDEN


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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.

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Colmac Coil Manufacturing Inc.


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Founded in 1971, Colmac Coil has grown to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of refrigeration evaporators and liquid air coolers, dry coolers, air-cooled condensers, and heat pipe air-to-air heat exchangers for the commercial and industrial heat transfer markets. Located in Colville, Washington, USA, with manufacturing facilities in Colville and Paxton Illinois, Colmac is set up for flexible manufacturing, allowing for the production of customised orders to fit specific customer needs and requirements.

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Stellar


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Stellar is a fully integrated design, engineering, construction and mechanical services firm that provides the industry’s most comprehensive range of self-performed services, including planning, design, preconstruction, construction, refrigeration, mechanical and utility, building envelope, and total operations and maintenance services. Stellar creates award-winning food processing plants, refrigerated warehouses, distribution centers, commercial buildings and military facilities.

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Azane


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Azane is a world-leading manufacturer of low charge ammonia cooling solutions. Their range of low charge, packaged ammonia products are suitable for cold storage warehouses, refrigerated storage, process cooling, air-conditioning, ice rinks, and more. The Azane range, now made in the USA, has been developed specifically to help meet the environmental and legislative challenges currently facing the refrigeration industry. Azane’s flagship low charge ammonia solutions – the Azanefreezer and Azanechiller - are designed to be simple to install, easy to maintain and provide the lowest possible total life cycle cost.

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KAV Consulting


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KAV Consulting is a refrigeration consulting engineering firm, which designed the world’s first Multi-Function Two Stage Transcritical CO2 Refrigeration System with Parallel Compression (MF2STCO2RSPC) in 2011. The second such system is now under construction and incorporates the world’s first application of a CO2 Evaporative Condenser/Gas Cooler (EC/GC).  The firm recently completed the design for a MF2STCO2RSPC incorporating an EC/GC for a −30°C cold store near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Klaas Visser, the principal of KAV, has 50 years of experience in the design of more than 800 industrial ammonia systems mainly for the meat industry.

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hydrocarbons21.com


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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.

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R744.com


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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.

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RAC Magazine


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RAC Magazine is the leading source of news, information and analysis for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. For over a century, RAC has provided decision makers with unrivalled coverage of the latest technical innovations that drive this sector. 

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R718.com


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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.

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Contracting Business


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ContractingBusiness.com is the leading business-to-business magazine for commercial, residential, and industrial contractors in the North American HVACR industry. It has the largest contractor circulation, and retains the readership of the industry’s best, most progressive contractors and dealers in the United States and Canada.

Written largely by contractors for contractors, the Contracting Business brand is focused on providing accurate and useful information for HVACR contractors, and has been for the past 68 years. 

Our editorial team includes staff editors with tremendous industry experience, contributing columnists who are active in the HVACR industry, and an editorial advisory board comprised of the HVACR industry’s premier company owners, expert consultants, and business-building leaders. 
 
The ContractingBusiness.com information arsenal includes HVAC-Talk.com, the HVACR industry’s most-visited online discussion forum, the NATE Magazine, and HVACR/Hydronics Distribution Business. 
ContractingBusiness.com is a Penton publication.
 

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