CO2

Firm Opens a Research Laboratory to Test Transcritical CO2 refrigeration Systems

Japanese firm boasts ‘world’s first’ CO2 research laboratory r744.com, November 29, 2017 To push the development of CO2 technology forward – especially in the food-manufacturing sector – Food Techno Engineering Co., Ltd. (FTE), an engineering and contracting company headquartered in Osaka, Japan, has opened a research laboratory to demonstrate and test cutting-edge transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems. The CO2 research […]

NewTon

Yokohama Reito Co., Ltd., Updates It’s Refrigeration System With NewTon

Japanese warehouse installs NewTon Ammonia 21, October 31, 2017 Yokohama Reito Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s leading food distribution and cold storage companies, has installed Mayekawa’s NewTon NH3/CO2 packaged refrigeration system at its most technologically advanced facility. The Satte Logistics Facility, opened in June, is located in Saitama, Japan, about two hours north of Tokyo. Yokohama […]

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OEM Makes NXTCOLD Ultra-low-charge Ammonia Become More Available

Hillphoenix adds NXTCOLD to portfolio Ammonia 21, September 27, 2017 Conyers, Ga.-based OEM Hillphoenix announced Tuesday the addition of NXTCOLD ultra-low-charge ammonia systems to its industrial refrigeration portfolio, making the patented technology available to customers in North America and Latin America for cooler, freezer and blast freezer applications. Hillphoenix also offers transcritical CO2 to industrial and […]

propane refrigeration

Target Now Has Over 1,000 Stores With Propane Refrigeration

Target exceeds 1,000 propane stores Hydrocardons21,com, September 26, 2017 Minneapolis-based Target Corp. now has self-contained display cases using propane(R290) refrigerant in more than 1,000 stores, and Hannaford Supermarkets is planning to open a small new store that uses self-contained propane cases with water-loop condensing for all low-temperature foods. Those were among the developments in natural […]

Enex

Refrigeration System Allows Cooling and Heating With Energy From Compressors

Enex upgrades commercial CO2 system r744.com, September 20, 2017 An upgraded commercial HVAC&R CO2 system from Italian designer and producer of refrigeration systems Enex allows for summer cooling and winter heating in a supermarket, using the energy from the compressors in a refrigeration system. The CO2 system has been upgraded and “is especially for commercial refrigeration,” according to […]

Shipping Containers

Carrier Naturaline Co2 Refrigeration Systems Are Being Tested in Shipping Containers

Maersk begins testing CO2-cooled shipping containers r744.com, September 18, 2017 In a move that could lead to wider uptake of natural refrigerant-based cooling solutions in the maritime sector, Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has begun testing 100 refrigerated shipping containers fitted with Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLINE CO2 refrigeration system at the port of Santa […]

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ALDI Is the Number One User of Advansor Transcritical C02 Refrigeration Systems

Leader of the Rack r744.com, October 2, 2017 When Hillphoenix introduced the AdvansorFlex – a smaller capacity, less costly version of its Advansor transcritical CO2 booster refrigeration system – in December 2015, the Conyers, Ga.-based OEM had in mind small-format stores as the primary end user. Enter ALDI US, the fast-growing chain of nearly 1,700 value-oriented supermarkets in 35 U.S. states. […]