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 retail refrigeration. These values drive the company's restless spirit to deliver fresh thinking and responsible solutions. The leading North American manufacturer of CO2 equipment, Hillphoenix designs and manufactures commercial refrigerated display cases and specialty products, refrigeration and power systems, provides training and design services through The Learning and Design Centers and Energy Services through The AMS Group. Hillphoenix Inc., a Dover Company, is based in Conyers (Ga).
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.
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.
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).
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 ScrollTM and White-RodgersTM, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.
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 sub-critical compressors and trans-critical models. BITZER US also manufactures ASME certified receivers for CO2 applications.
BITZER offers open drive screw and reciprocating compressors for ammonia applications, and BITZER US recently launched a line of ammonia screw packages ranging from 15 – 600 tons.
Since 1906, Hussmann has provided products, services and solutions for preserving and merchandising fresh food. It is recognized throughout the world as a leader in manufacturing, selling, installing and servicing display equipment and refrigeration systems for customers in the food retail industry.The company serves several key markets, including supermarkets, mass merchants, convenience stores, drug stores, dollar and discount stores and foodservice operations. Hussmann enables excellence in food retailing by providing innovative solutions in areas such as merchandising, energy effiiciency and sustainability, food quality and integrity, refrigeration, design and engineering, service and installation, and improving retail performance.
Hussmann has also formed an alliance with a leading Canadian supplier of cooling modules and heat recovery systems, Systemes LMP, to provide customized solutions for transcritical CO2 systems.
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).
Danfoss engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. Danfoss meets the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Its products and services 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 is a world-leader serving customers in more than 100 countries. This includes leading the industry in the adoption of natural and low-GWP refrigerants, including ammonia, CO2 and hydrocarbons.
CAREL is a world leader in control solutions for air-conditioning, refrigeration and heating, and systems for humidification and evaporative cooling. CAREL's products are designed to bring energy savings and its solutions are used in commercial, industrial and residential applications.
Founded in Italy in 1973, the CAREL Group has over 1200 employees. Around 80% of sales are from exports, through an extensive sales and customer support network. Specifically, the company has operations in the Americas (North, Central and South), Asia Pacific, Africa and Europe, operating globally through 19 subsidiaries and 7 production plants.
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.
For over seven decades, Baltimore Aircoil Company has been dedicated to the development of innovative, cost effective heat transfer solutions for its customers. This has established BAC as a global leader of factory assembled evaporative heat rejection and thermal storage equipment. Ongoing investment in research, combined with an advanced R&D laboratory facility enables BAC to consistently offer technology and products to meet developing industry demands.
Embraco, headquartered in Brazil, is a world leader in innovation and one of the largest manufacturers of hermetic compressors for refrigeration. Embraco has manufacturing facilities and offices in the United States, Brazil, Italy, China, Slovakia, Mexico and Russia, and has an annual production capacity of 39 million compressors. Embraco’s mission is to provide innovative solutions for a better quality of life, and is committed to researching, developing and providing the most energy-efficient products.
AHT - the “green” manufacturer. For more than 30 years, the Austrian refrigeration and deep freeze specialist AHT Cooling Systems has successfully supplied the worldwide market with high-quality and reliable ready-to-use refrigerators and freezers for trade, business and gastronomy and has all well-known supermarket, discount and trade chains worldwide as its customers. At the company’s headquarters in Rottenmann, Austria as well as in the production plants in Changshu, PRC and Navegantes (SC), Brasil, around 1.500 employees manufacture more than 250,000 eco-oriented and energy-saving plug-in units each year, and the trend is increasing.
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.
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.
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.
The Wieland Group, with headquarters in Ulm, is one of the world's well-known manufacturers of semi-finished and special products in copper and copper alloys, such as strip, sheet, tubes, rods, wires and sections. Special products include slide bearings, finned tubes and heat exchangers.
As an international company, Wieland has manufacturing companies, slitting centres and trading companies in many European countries as well as in the USA, in South Africa, Singapore, China and India. The global workforce of the Wieland Group is approx. 6,800 strong of which 4,400 are employed in Germany.
As one of the leading copper tube manufacturers, Wieland can draw on a broad assortment of copper tubes for industrial applications.
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.
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.
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.
RSES, the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society, is one of the world's leading education, training and certification associations for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration professionals. RSES credentials include the Active Specialized Member (SM), Certificate Member (CM) and Certificate Member Specialist (CMS) exam series (since 1935), and one of the largest EPA Section 608 programs in the industry. Founded in 1933, RSES is a non-profit organization of members in chapters in the U.S. and Canada, as well as affiliate organizations worldwide.
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.
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.
MicroGroove's technology uses small diameter copper tubes to make heat exchanger coils with high heat transfer coefficients, for use in high-efficiency commercial and residential air conditioning and refrigeration products. MicroGroove's copper tubes are available from a range of suppliers and come in sizes from conventional to small diameters with various wall thickness.
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.
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.
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.
Nidec is an expert in advanced compressor technologies for various refrigerants inlcuding R600a (isobutane) and R290 (propane) for domestic, light commercial and mobile systems. The company is dedicated to creating and supporting intelligent solutions supporting energy efficient technologies.
Nidec recently enhanced its successful R290 compressor program with the release of a new generation of propane compressors for LBP and MBP applications like bottle coolers, ice-cream cabinets and commercial refrigerators.
Source Refrigeration & HVAC is a market leader in the design, installation, repair & maintenance, and optimization of mission critical refrigeration & HVAC systems. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, the company has approximately 1,000 field-based service and installation experts serving the daily needs of more than 2,500 customers nationwide. Source Refrigeration & HVAC is proud to enjoy long standing relationships with many of today's leading grocery retailers as well as market-leaders in many other industries. Source is a founding member of NASRC.
For over 80 years, Mueller Industries has been a market leader in the manufacturing of tube, fittings, valves and protection devices for the HVAC & Refrigeration industries. Known for quality, precision fit and reliable performance, Mueller's
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Mueller Industries, Inc. owns and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, and China.
Safe and easy converting for natural Refrigerants by AGRAMKOW (Turnkey Manufacturing solutions for Environmental friendly Refrigerants CO2/HC’s). AGRAMKOW continues the success with the EMAC CO2 for charging CO2 (R744) and the SARAMAX for charging hydro Carbons (R290, R600a) together with the SAFE EN system which completes the line for charging natural refrigerants. All turnkey solutions are adapted for local safety regulations in USA (high pressure, flammability etc.) and follow the latest IEC global Safety standard EN ISO 13849-1 and FM Global.
NXTCOLD LLC technology has been under development for over 6 years. The NXTCOLDTM brand and all related intellectual property is owned privately. NXTCOLD units feature highly advanced patented technology used in a packaged refrigeration system designed to operate with an ultra-low charge of 8 ounces per ton of refrigeration. Patented intellectual property was developed over the past 5 years by the inventor, John Scherer, an experienced and gifted refrigeration technology engineer with more than 35 years of patent development and operational experience. The NXTCOLD packaged unit is designed to meet industrial refrigeration requirements for maintaining -20 to + 55 degrees F storage environments.
The ebm-papst Group is the world's leading manufacturer of fans and motors. Developments have ranged from electronically controlled EC fans, through aerodynamic improvements of fan blades, on to the resource-conserving selection of materials, with sustainable materials being just one option. In order to underline their philosophy, efforts and achievements when it comes to environmental protection, ebm-papst has put them all in a nutshell with GreenTech. The GreenTech idea reflects a simple but clear philosophy that goes back to the company principle: "Each new product that we develop has to be better than its predecessor in terms of economy and ecology."
ebm-papst employs approximately 13,000 people at 25 production sites (in Germany, China, the United States and elsewhere) and in 49 sales offices worldwide. Fans and motors from the global market leader can be found in many industries, including ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, household appliances, heating, automobiles and drive engineering.
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.
Cool & Comfort is the leading magazine in Benelux for Refrigeration – Ventilation – Heat pumps – Thermic solar. The magazine has two editions (Belgium & Luxemburg and the Netherlands) and is distributed 4x/year to refrigeration engineers, heating/air conditioning/heat pump installers, engineering and design offices, architects, public and private technical services and industrial enterprises.
Cool & Comfort provides the latest information and technology through application-oriented articles, featuring cover system design, new products, industry meetings, trade shows, legislation and regulations.
Brought to you by shecco, the worldwide experts in natural refrigerant news, Accelerate America is the first monthly news magazine written for and about the most progressive business leaders working with natural refrigerant solutions in all HVAC&R sectors. Featuring exclusive interviews with end users, suppliers, policy makers and more, Accelerate America provides a showcase for best practice while analyzing the market’s increasing need for natural refrigerant HVAC&R technology.