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.
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.
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.
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.
YAMATO Co. Ltd. is an engineering company specializing in planning, designing, installation and maintenance for freeze and refrigeration facilities and HVAC. For these two areas, YAMATO Co. Ltd. originally developed a thermal heat storage system, accumulating thermal energy during nighttime for daytime loads, to achieve daytime electricity saving. Patented Ultra Eco-Ice System (UEI) is adapted by customers in Japan where it helps reduce daytime electric power demand significantly, improve energy efficiency and reduce running cost. UEI system introduces brine on secondary side and this way significantly reduces HFC refrigerant charge and its leakage.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been at the cutting edge in the development of refrigeration and air conditioning systems for more than 80 years. Today, the company continues to innovate and introduce new technologies that achieve high levels of efficiency in all of its products using CO2.
MHI's range of products include its new air-to-water heat pumps and award winning large capacity centrifugal chillers, which are internationally recognised as one of the most energy efficient cooling systems available.
The ebm-papst Group is the world's leading manufacturer of fans and motors. Since it was founded, the technology company has continuously set global industry standards: from the digital interconnection of electronically controlled EC fans to aerodynamic improvements for fan blades to the use of eco-friendly materials.
In fiscal year 2017/18, the company achieved sales of over € 2 billion. ebm-papst employs over 15,000 people at 27 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 many industries, including ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, household appliances, heating, automotive and drive engineering.