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Carrier


Platinum

Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Carrier is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.

Carrier Commercial Refrigeration is a leading supplier of high-efficiency turnkey refrigeration systems and services in the food retail industry. We are committed to improving refrigeration through sustainable products and processes, and improving merchandising through technical innovation.

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GEA


Platinum

GEA is one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and for a wide range of other industries. As an international technology group, the company focuses on world-leading process solutions and components for sophisticated production processes. As one of the leading manufacturers of compression condensing units for stationary and mobile refrigeration and air conditioning, GEA offers products for commercial and industrial application and is known for its high quality. GEA’s product range spans solutions for all three natural refrigerants: CO2 (R744), ammonia and hydrocarbons.

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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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EPTA


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Epta’s core expertise is the design, production, installation and maintenance of complete systems for commercial refrigeration, including refrigerated display units, powerpacks and cold rooms. The plug-in and remote cabinets are designed to satisfy the varying requirements of the global market: maximum energy efficiency and sustainability, competitive display ratio, innovative design, merchandising and ergonomics and a customised look.

The company boasts seven highly established and authoritative brands: Costan, Bonnet Névé, George Barker, Eurocryor, Misa, Iarp and Knudsen Køling. Epta is a partner of choice for retailers seeking for: Turnkey solutions, single refrigeration units for their commercial space and after-sales services.

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SANDEN


Gold

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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Thermo King


Gold

Thermo King, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is leader in solutions for temperature-controlled transport, supplying the world market from 10 production facilities. Sales and service is provided by a global dealer network of 865 distributors world-wide. The company offers a wide range of refrigeration and heating units for vehicles of all sizes, from small vans to large trailers, as well as airborne and ocean-going containers. In addition Thermo King provides heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment for passenger buses and railcars.

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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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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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Huayi Compressor Barcelona


Silver

Cubigel Compressors® is the brand of Huayi Group for the light commercial refrigeration market. Huayi Group is the largest compressor manufacturer of the world. Cubigel Compressors® products are designed and manufactured by the Spanish branch Huayi Compressor Barcelona, which counts with more than 50 years of experience and European quality production.

The company offers a wide range of compressors from 2.4cc up to 34cc that are suitable for Natural Refrigerants like propane (R290) and isobutane (R600a), which have being introduced in commercial refrigeration applications such as bottle coolers and freezers, not only due to the replacement of HFCs refrigerants which have a high impact on the environment, but also because it is more efficient in terms of performance and applications energy consumption.

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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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Panasonic


Silver

Panasonic has developed and produced a CO2 Refrigeration System with a “direct expansion type”, boasting a 2-stage compression rotary compressor and a split cycle, which were adopted in their own technologies and quickly launched in Japan. It abled reducing CO2 emissions by approximately 60% per year as well as achieving energy savings of about 25% in freezing and 16% in refrigerated conditions when compared to the current HFC (R404A). Panasonic has been performing the field test in Denmark since February 2016 and plans to fully adopt it in Europe in 2017.

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Dorin


Silver

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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Danfoss


Silver

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. The company is also active in the field of renewable energy as well as district heating infrastructure for cities and urban communities. Its 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.

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AHT Cooling Systems


Silver

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.

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ISA


Silver

ISA was established in 1963 in Bastia Umbra (PG - Italy) and has since become a worldwide leader in the shop furnishings and professional refrigeration sectors. ISA works with a wide product range, including professional refrigeration products, including bottle coolers for Coca-Cola. The Group has 3 brand names (ISA, COF and TASSELLI) and operates 5 production facilities, for a total of 100 000 covered square meters, 4 400 of which are dedicated to the research and development centre (the Isa Research and Development Department) and a large showroom. The company’s production capacity exceeds one hundred thousand pieces per year, and it currently employs nearly one thousand workers.

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Eurofred


Silver

Founded in 1966, Eurofred is the outstanding leader in the distribution of domestic, commercial and industrial air conditioning units, thermal solar energy, commercial and industrial refrigeration, and HORECA equipments as well as components and services. It has become a reference in the industry by expanding their activities through the markets in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, the UK, Ireland, Chile and Marruecos.

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Frascold


Silver

For more than 80 years Frascold has offered high-quality products and services for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. A broad and comprehensive product portfolio enables Frascold to be a strategic supplier and a landmark in the areas in which it operates such as commercial refrigeration, industrial processes, refrigerated transportation, air conditioning and heat pumps.

Over the years, Frascold has worked closely with the industry and its closest partners in order to develop new models of compressors and new technologies that meet the needs of specific customers and markets that are characterized by the need for long life and high reliability.

Frascold today offers a wide and complete line of compressors designed for subcritical and transcritical applications with CO2, like commercial refrigeration medium-high temperature, cascade system, booster system and heat pumps.

Frascold product portfolio for Natural Refrigerants also includes a full range of ATEX zone 2 compressors dedicated to application with Hydrocarbons and a wide range of open drive screw compressors design for Ammonia applications.

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Zanotti


Bronze

Zanotti company has a great experience and it is synonym of undiscussed quality, reliability and safety in manufacturing refrigerating equipments for food industry. The main business of the company consists of the most appropriate use of "cold" for refrigeration and storage of agro-foodstuffs, drying and seasoning of cold cuts and cheese, grain chilling in silos and truck refrigeration. The range of products offered covers the whole cold chain and it is the biggest on the refrigeration market.

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Temprite


Bronze

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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Tecumseh Products Company


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Tecumseh Products Company is an industry leader in developing compressors and condensing units that utilize hydrocarbon refrigerants R290 (propane) and R600a (isobutane). Tecumseh has been producing HC refrigerant-ready compressors for more than 12 years, mostly in Europe and South America. Today, its family of eco-friendly compressors numbers more than 150 models, including the globally available AE2 fractional horsepower compressor for commercial refrigeration.

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SCM Frigo


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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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Embraco


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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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Bitzer


Bronze

For 80 years, BITZER has been manufacturing refrigeration compressors – the “heart” of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump systems. The company is considered a global leader in the production of reciprocating, screw and scroll compressors for air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump applications. BITZER offers product families designed for natural refrigerants, including ammonia (R717), propane (R290), propylene (R1270) and CO2 (R744).

For more than 15 years, the BITZER Group has been building up its experience in the development, manufacturing and application of compressors on all continents. BITZER now offers a comprehensive range of products for sub- and transcritical CO2 applications. The specialist for refrigeration compressors is also well known in the ammonia business and is offering a new range of industrial ammonia compressor units now, which are being presented in certain markets. In addition to compressors, condensing units and pressure vessels are part of the large BITZER product range. The products are supplied around the world by more than 40 subsidiaries operating in 90 different countries.

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True Manufacturing


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For over 70 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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Nidec Global Appliance Germany GmbH


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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.

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Hoshizaki


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With over 60 years in the commercial kitchen equipment and food service markets, Hoshizaki is a global leading manufacturer in commercial Ice Equipment. Creators of Japan´s first fully automatic ice maker, Hoshizaki now features an extended product line, for different users across a wide span of industry including food, beverage, bars and restaurants, bio-science, healthcare and education.

Hoshizaki operates sales offices in Europe, Japan and the U.S. with distribution throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa, North and South America, Asia Pacific including China, and Australia.

Hoshizaki has rightfully gained an international reputation for sustainable innovation, durability and reliability. The company is noted for developing energy/water efficient, environmentally friendly (Hydro Fluorocarbon free) Ice Makers and Refrigerators, adding value for the end-user through cost-saving and sustainability.

All machines are designed and specified by Hoshizaki’s dedicated Research and Development team, which ensures Hoshizaki continues to devise innovative and sustainable products that cement the company’s position as one of the world’s visionary suppliers. Hoshizaki also innovates in the sectors it operates, for example in hospitality end-users can choose ice-makers that produce different types of ice from ball ice to flaked which make the difference in quality beverages such as cocktails.

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Liebherr


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The Liebherr Group offers sophisticated technical products and services worldwide in eleven sectors including earthmoving equipment, mining, mobile cranes, tower cranes, machine tools, domestic appliances and more.In the domestic appliances area, Liebherr specialises in top-quality refrigerators and freezers for household and commercial use. The company's corporate culture is characterised by the self-conception of a family-run business.

Liebherr was one of the first manufacturers to have changed over to environmentally friendly refrigerants propane (R290) and isobutane (R600a) for its entire range of refrigerators and freezers for commercial use, and now designs for over 125 leading brands including Heineken, Pepsi, Bitburger, Nestle and Coca-Cola.

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LU-VE Group


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The LU-VE name has become the international reference point for all that is best in the design, production and sales of heat exchangers and other components for equipment used in commercial and industrial refrigeration, air conditioning, industrial applications and close control air conditioning.

The LU-VE Group of today, with its headquarters in Uboldo (Varese), Italy, has been made possible thanks to a continuous process of cultural and technological innovation starting in 1928 and still continuing strongly now. The strength of the Group lies in its 10 production facilities and 13 sales companies.

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Efficient Energy


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Efficient Energy GmbH, a manufacturer and system supplier based in Feldkirchen near Munich, Germany is among the most innovative providers of environmentally-friendly refrigeration technology. 
The company uses pure water (R718) as the refrigerant in its eChiller product range, thereby entirely avoiding fluorinated refrigerants and offering outstanding energy efficiency. The eChillers already comply with the F-Gas Directive and any refrigerant-related safety requirement, in addition to that their cooling capacities range from 20 to 45 kW depending on model, and the individual units can be scaled modularly to up to 300 kW.

Efficient Energy GmbH helps its customers overcome the increasing regulatory challenges of refrigeration technology,and offers them long-term, sustainable solutions. The company was awarded for its products with the Deutscher Rechenzentrumspreis 2017 in the category “DC Air Conditioning & Cooling”, the "RAC Cooling Industry Award 2017", the "Partslife Umweltpreis 2017" and the "Deutscher Kältepreis 2016".

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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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Frigo-Consulting


Partners

Frigo-Consulting is a global leader in CO2 technology. In addition to supporting its customers as a consultant, it represents their interests and deal with authorities and refrigeration companies (suppliers) as a client representative. As an engineering company with no affiliation to specific products or services, Frigo-Consulting is well-acquainted with the entire range of available technologies and with the market for components and systems. This comprehensive overview of the market enables the company to offer the best, most cost-effective and most efficient solution.

Frigo-Consulting has its headquarter located in Bern. Two other branch offices are located in Switzerland (Lausanne, Zurich) as well as four branch offices across Europe (Italy, Poland, Romania and Spain). Since 1988, the highly successful company executes a wide range of projects for renowned clients and employs more than 35 qualified specialists, each with exceptional ability, specific expertise and longstanding experience.

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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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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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REHVA


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REHVA is the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Associations representing a network of more than 100 000 engineers from 26 countires. REHVA is the professional pan-European organization dedicated to the improvement of health, comfort and energy efficiency in all buildings and communities.

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ZeroSottoZero


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Zerosottozero, published by New Techniques, is the only monthly Italian magazine dedicated to the field of commercial and industrial refrigeration.

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Accelerate Europe


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Produced by shecco Media, the worldwide expert in natural refrigerant news, Accelerate Europe is the first quarterly news magazine written for and about Europe’s most progressive business leaders working with climate-friendly natural refrigerants, from the colder Scandinavian and northern European regions to its hotter southern climates. Featuring exclusive interviews with end users, suppliers, policy makers and more, Europe provides a showcase for best practice while analysing the market’s increasing need for natural refrigerant HVAC&R technology.

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International Institute of Refrigeration


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The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is the only independent intergovernmental science and technology based organization which promotes knowledge of all refrigeration fields from cryogenics to air conditioning, including liquefied gas, the cold chain, refrigeration processes and equipment, refrigerants and heat pumps. Key issues addressed by the IIR include food safety, health, energy saving and energy efficiency, global warming and ozone depletion.

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Caloryfrio.com


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Caloryfrio.com is a leading Spanish digital media company working to disseminate HVAC&R knowledge. The website offers unique content and specialised information on AC, heating and cooling & refrigeration on a daily basis, taking into account key factors when communicating: current topics, connectivity, participation, knowledge management and the use of different channels (social media, video and newsletters).

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AEFYT


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AEFYT represents the refrigeration sector in Spain, before the European, national and regional public administration. It is an independent and non-profit association formed by highly qualified professionals. The objective is to represent, promote and defend the legitimacy and common interests of their partners. AEFYT has 152 members. The main activities include representing the refrigeration industry, promoting the relationship between the association and the government and collaborating in order to update the legislation, supporting the preparation of studies and encouraging the development of technology, improvement of quality, safety and energy efficiency of products and services. AEFYT also diffuses and publishes journals, organises workshops and conferences, and promotes fairs and exhibitions.

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Cooltech Applications


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Cooltech Applications is the world’s leading magnetic cooling company offering an energy efficient and ecological gas-free refrigeration solution. Owner of about 300 patents issued in 40 different countries and supported by major organizations and large market players through developments agreements, Cooltech Applications has entered the commercialization process with equipment manufacturer partners. The Magnetic Refrigeration System (MRS)  is in beta testing at several sites in Europe and in the USA in various configurations and is presently available for integration. A MRS version generating high cooling power—20 kilowatt (kW) and over—is under development for complementary applications (Refrigeration rack systems, chillers, air conditioning solutions,..)

Founded in 2003 and backed by well-established investors, Cooltech Applications’ offices are currently located in Paris and Strasbourg, France. 

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