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News Refrigeration

Mexichem launches lower GWP refrigerant Klea 407H

December 15, 2017

Mexichem has launched Klea 407H in partnership with Daikin. Klea 407H is intended to replace refrigerants R404A or R507 as a lower GWP alternative in medium and low temperature applications. It has a GWP of 1495. Starting in the new

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New hires for Water-Right, Goodway and Waterline & Lyncar

December 11, 2017

Water-Right Vicki Andersen has been hired as associate brand manager for water treatment OEM, Water-Right. Andersen will assist in marketing efforts to uphold the company’s brand, and develop a long-term strategy for Water-Right wholesale product lines, including Sanitizer and Impression

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New hire and role changes for Viega sales and business development

December 8, 2017

Viega has hired Craig Cullen as its director of sales operations. In this position, Cullen is responsible for sales support as it relates to reporting, analysis and demand for forecasting and pricing analysis. He has more than 25 years of

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News Construction

Prompt payment legislation for Ontario contractors passes unanimously

December 7, 2017

An act to introduce a prompt payment system for Ontario contractors passed unanimously at Queen’s Park on December 5, 2017. The Construction Lien Amendment, or Bill 142, will bring added adjudication measures to reduce payment delays for more than 400,000

News HVAC Systems

Evapco acquires Alcoil to form Evapco Alcoil

December 6, 2017

Evapco has announced the name of its newly formed company: Evapco Alcoil – the result of its acquisition of Pennsylvania-based manufacturer, Alcoil, announced in October. The company will continue to pursue the same business Alcoil has developed: designing and manufacturing

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News Controls

Ruskin adds 5,000 square feet to Kansas plant

December 5, 2017

Ruskin – air controls solutions manufacturer – has expanded its Parsons, KS manufacturing plant. The 5,000 square foot addition supports the production of the TDP05K thermal dispersion air measurement system. “As we developed the TDP05K, we realized the product requires

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Fujitsu partners up to create VRF-based HVAC product

December 4, 2017

Fujitsu General America has partnered with Ventacity Systems to deliver a VRF-based HVAC solution. Fujitsu’s partnership with Ventacity – Portland, OR-based producer of ultra-efficient ventilation and controls products – aims to bring a “new approach” to ventilation and HVAC solutions

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Saniflo to complete Senegal sanitation project

December 1, 2017

Saniflo, in partnership with the Association Hydraulique Sans Frontières, an association that provides technical assistance in the field of hydraulics to developing countries, has led the second and final phase of its sanitation project in West Africa. The project, which

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Trane acquires leading energy storage company

November 29, 2017

Trane, a global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has acquired CALMAC Corporation, a privately held company specializing in cool energy technologies including IceBank storage tanks. CALMAC ice storage tanks are integrated with

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MIFAB Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

November 28, 2017

MIFAB recently received ISO 9001:2015 certification. ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized quality management standard and helps organizations to meet the expectations and needs of their customers. As part of the ISO 9001:2015 certification process, MIFAB engaged in a