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August 12, 2020

SIEMENS & AUCMA Intelligent Disinfection Robots Help Fight The Virus

Developed by Siemens and Aucma in just one week, from design to sample production, intelligent disinfection robots will soon join the battle against the corona virus and other viruses in hospitals.

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COVID-19 Lessening Coronavirus Impact Through Social Distancing And Self-quarantine

The coronavirus pandemic is getting worse day by day. Over 460,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported globally, out of which only a little over 110,000 persons have recovered, and more than 20,000 have been reported as deceased.

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WEG Invests In A Paint Factory In Mexico

WEG is investing in a new powder and industrial liquid paint factory in Atotonilco de Tula, Hidalgo State, Mexico. Expected to start operating in April 2020, the factory will have 5,000 square meters of built area and the capacity to produce 200 tons of powder coatings and 100 thousand liters of liquid paints per month.

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DOW Commits $3 Million To Aid Covid-19 Relief Efforts And Adjusts Manufacturing Processes To Produce Hand Sanitizer

Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced a commitment of $3 million to help fund COVID-19 relief efforts with donations going towards global relief organizations, as well as non-profits in communities where Dow operates.

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HONEYWELL Expands Face Mask Production with New Manufacturing Operations in Smithfield, Rhode Island

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced that it will immediately expand its manufacturing operations in Smithfield, Rhode Island, to produce N95 face masks in support of the U.S. government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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HILMOR® ANNOUNCES 2018 RETOOL YOUR FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

hilmor®, a leading brand of the DiversiTech family and a manufacturer of innovative tools for heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) technicians, announced the kick-off of its sixth annual Retool Your Future contest. Created to support the next generation of HVAC/R technicians, hilmor will grant five winners a $5,000 scholarship, a new starter kit of hilmor-branded tools valued at $900 and a trip to the world’s largest HVAC/R trade show, AHR Expo, being held in Atlanta Jan. 14-16*. The contest is open to students currently enrolled or admitted to an established and recognized HVAC/R training school in the United…

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ARMACELL ACQUIRES GUARTO – A MANUFACTURER OF ACOUSTIC INSULATION SOLUTIONS

Armacell, a global leader in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and a leading provider of engineered foams, acquires Guarto SRL, an Italian manufacturer of acoustic insulation solutions. Founded in 1966, Guarto is engaged in the design, manufacture and trade of non-flammable thermoplastic products (high quality heavy layers) used mainly for soundproofing purposes. The company’s products are principally used in the marine and rail markets, and to a lesser extent in the automotive and construction industry. Commenting on the transaction, Guillerme Huguen, Vice President of Armacell Advanced Insulation EMEA, said: The acquisition of Guarto extends Armacell’s footprint in Italy,…

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CARRIER TRANSICOLD’S SYBERIA TWINCOOL ENGINELESS REFRIGERATION SYSTEM PUT TO THE TEST IN WAITROSE & PARTNERS LOW EMISSION TRIAL

Part of a year-long government initiative.

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ASHRAE LAUNCHES ONLINE STANDARDS REVIEW DATABASE

ASHRAE has announced the launch of an updated and improved online standards review database that allows members and non-members access to public review drafts for standards, guidelines, and addenda and to submit comments.   “The online standards review database has been updated to provide greater functionality than our previous system,” says Jeff Littleton, ASHRAE executive vice president. “The new system improves efficiency for staff and volunteers by providing information in a faster and a more meaningful way. We’re excited to present such a well-integrated database to our standards development community.”   The new system offers a single sign in feature,…

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Get the most out of your attendance at the 2019 AHR Expo

Spread over two halls of impressive floor real estate, the Show will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center and is poised to be an eventful year for HVACR with technological advancements in IoT and automation, as well building standards for indoor air quality.

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