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.
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.
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.
Food Techno Engineering Co., Ltd (FTE) is an engineering and contracting company specialized in food processing factories and food distribution centers. The company is also manufacturing freezing systems such as tunnel freezers, spiral freezers and IQF flow freezers. As an EPC contracting company, FTE plans, designs, contracts and offers services for freezers, cold storages, process air conditioning and water chillers in food processing factories.
The FTE Academy was opened this year as a seminar house to talk about environmentally friendly solutions such as CO2 freezers, cold storage and heat pumps at the facility. The academy is open for owners, engineers and students dealing with CO2 air-cooled and water-cooled transcritical refrigeration systems. Foodtechno Engineering is continuously developing the optimal operation of CO2-based refrigerant systems at this academy.
Conex Bänninger is one of the global leaders in the manufacture of plumbing fittings and valves.
The company boasts over a 110 years of excellence and innovation, rooted in a strong reputation for high quality manufacturing and customer service excellence. It is still leading the way with new technological developments that continue to improve many domestic, commercial and industrial applications.
Today Conex Bänninger’s diverse product portfolio, which includes a host of flame-free press and push fittings, compression, end feed and traditional braze fittings, yellow brass and industrial and specification valves, are used in numerous applications, spanning from commercial and educational buildings, to hospitals, military facilities and prestigious sporting arenas.
Conex Bänninger is an ISO 9001 Quality Assured company registered with the BSI.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An an industrial engineering group, Fives designs and supplies machines, process equipment and production lines for the world’s largest industrials including automotive sector and HVAC.
Fives is known for its technical expertise in Leak detection and Fluid filling Equipment, with a focus on natural refrigerants such as CO2 or hydrocarbons.
With an experience of more than 35 years, factories located in 5 countries, and a worldwide network of representative to ensure a technical support, Fives today offers a wide range of proven technical solutions such as leak detection (pressure decay, sniffing, ventilated chamber, vacuum chamber), filling (high accuracy and high production rate vacuum filling) as well as electrical and performance tests.
Apart from refrigerant gases, thanks to its long experience in the automotive sector, Fives can work as well on different fluids such as oil, engine coolant, brake fluid or fuel.
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.
The ebm-papst Group, a family-run company headquartered in Mulfingen, Germany, is the world’s leading manufacturer of fans and motors. Since the technology company was founded in 1963, it has continuously set the global industry standard. With over 20,000 products in its range, ebm-papst provides the best energy-efficient, intelligent solution for virtually every ventilation or drive engineering task.
In fiscal year 2018/19, industry leader ebm-papst generated revenues of 2.18 billion euros. It employs over 15,000 people at 28 production sites (e.g. in Germany, China and the US) and in 48 sales offices worldwide. Fans and motors from the world market leader are used in most industries, including ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, household appliances, heating, automotive and drive engineering.
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.
With more than 30 years of experience in refrigeration technology, TEKO offers high-quality products, reliability and expertise in wide range of system solutions in cooling, heating and air conditioning. TEKO products include perfectly customized refrigeration units made in Germany, heat exchangers, controlling equipment and mountings.
Güntner is a world leader in the manufacture of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment components. Decades of experience and the consistent integration of the latest technologies and research findings ensure the high-quality standard of Güntner solutions. The international areas of application comprise energy & process cooling projects, industrial and commercial applications in the field of food production and storage as well as HVAC applications for buildings and specific applications such as server room cooling.
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.
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 high levels of efficiency in all of its products using CO2.
MHI's range of products include its air-to-water CO2 heat pumps, NH3/CO2 industrial refrigeration system or newly announced CO2 condensing unit for commercial refrigeration.
ammonia21.com is a platfrom for all developments on the natural refrigerant R717 (NH3). The website is a gateway to the global refrigerant community. It covers news affecting the use of ammonia worldwide, papers database & frequently asked questions about NH3 in different applications and the latest product & technology news.
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.
Brought to you by shecco, the worldwide experts in natural refrigerant news, Accelerate Japan is the frst bi-monthly news magazine in Japanese written for and about the most progressive business leaders working with natural refrigerant solutions in all HVAC&R sectors.