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13 - 15 October 2020 // Nuremberg, Germany

Chillventa Newsroom

News of the industry

  • Refrigerant: Prices

    European demand for HFC refrigerants has dropped and prices continue to decrease from the highs of 2018, according to a new report. The latest price monitoring report from Öko-Recherche reveals that the demand for HFCs in Q2 of 2019 was lower than in the previous quarter and prices have again decreased. Source: Cooling Post

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  • GEA: Plan to sell the Bock business

    GEA is exploring a possible sale of its GEA Bock refrigeration compressor business. The move is said to be part of GEA’s desire to focus on its strategic core markets – the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. As a result, the GEA Bock business, which is part of its Refrigeration Technologies division, will no longer be treated as a core business of the GEA Group.

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  • IEA: Global historical data series

    The IEA has released the 2019 editions of the world’s most comprehensive series of energy databases and data services. This annual release adds verified data for 2017 along with provisional data for 2018 for many countries, fuels and sectors. All of the following products are now available for purchase and download: -Oil Information 2019 -Natural Gas Information 2019 -Coal Information 2019 -Electricity Information 2019 -Renewables Information 2019 -World Energy Balances 2019 - World Energy Statistics 2019

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  • Bitzer: Application with R717

    Traditionally, Denmark’s colours are red and white – but the country is also very green. One of Denmark’s largest food processors thinks so, too, and repeatedly opts for Ammonia Compressor Packs made by BITZER (ACPs). Last year they initiated another big project: since early 2018, two ACPs with three IQ modules each cater for the production of ice water with +1°C, serving the customer’s production processes. Their reliable partner in this case: ICS Industrial Cooling Systems. The Danish system manufacturer has been partnering with BITZER since 1987.

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  • Danfoss: New products for R1234ze

    R1234ze is a viable, long-term refrigerant option for a wide range of applications, and enables OEMs and end users to reduce GWP, resulting in direct CO₂ emissions and refrigerant cost reductions. What’s more, oil-free systems help meet energy efficiency requirements and increase reliability, with industry-leading part load and excellent full load efficiency. The oil-free operation additionally helps guarantee long-term performance at rated levels. Drew Turner, Global Marketing Manager for Danfoss Cooling Oil-free solutions stated: “Since we launched our pioneering Turbocor® TG compressor in 2013 and expanded to a full range portfolio in 2017, we’ve been market-leaders in R1234ze and oil-free component qualification testing. While other manufacturers test their components’ performance and reliability using air, Danfoss uses refrigerant in real-world conditions in its Application Development Centers.

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