In operation since 1920, Rivoira Group supplies atmospheric, process and specialty gases and is a recognized leader in the commercialization of new technologies that bring productivity and environmental benefits to a different industries.
Rivoira is a member company of Praxair, the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide.
Rivoira Group produces, markets and distributes:
• atmospheric gases: oxygen, nitrogen, argon and rare gases;
• industrial, process and specialty gases: acetylene, carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, process gases for semiconductors, etc.;
• gases for the food industry; and
• medical gases.
Rivoira Refrigerants offers a wide range of products, services and technical solutions to the Air conditioning and Refrigeration market.
In the refrigeration sector, Rivoiraʼs long standing, well-consolidated partnership with DuPont™ and
Honeywell™ has enabled us to develop extensive knowledge and expertise.
Activities in this field are supported by a network of production and sales centres extending over the entire
National territory , but also abroad, as well as by the “StarCold™ Point” aftermarket network comprised of reliable and professional agents and retailers.
Rivoira Refrigerants offers to the market the most innovative and environmentally friendly solutions for replacing the old generation of refrigerants, which will be subject to the cap and phase down process driven by F-Gas Regulation, effective January 1, 2015.
The most environmentally friendly refrigerant gases sold by Rivoira include DupontTM Opteon® YF DuPont, which replaces HFC R134a in automotive air conditioning, and Honeywell™ Performax LT ® for commercial refrigeration. Honeywell™ Performax LT ® Both sets of gases offers low global warming potential (GWP) and serve as energy-efficient replacement for R-404A and R-507, both of which have a GWP of greater than 2,500 and will soon be phased out in the European Union market.
In response to strict regulations related to the recovery and disposal of old refrigerants, Rivoira also suppliesthe new service called SimplyGreen. The service makes it easier for contractors doing maintenance on old refrigeration and air conditioning systems to access a simplified procedure for the disposal of the recovery of even small quantities of high GWP gases that would be otherwise discharged into the atmosphere.