In this issue of Process Heating & Cooling, we take a closer look at some of the clean energy trends within industrial thermal processing and how they may affect the process industries, meet the winner of the inaugural Innovation Award and listen to the podcast interview and much more!
Robert J. Ferguson was recognized for his life’s work: improving cooling water treatment.
August 29, 2022
The winner of our inaugural Process Heating & Cooling Innovation Award is Robert J. Ferguson of French Creek Software, Valley Forge, Pa. The award, presented at the 2022 Process Heating & Cooling Show, recognized Rob’s recognizes the result of his life’s work: improving cooling water treatment.
A cold storage facility upgrade includes a ground-level evaporative condenser with factory-provided passivation and water treatment.
August 18, 2022
At a former PFS facility in Perth Amboy, N.J., Lineage Logistics recently renovated the refrigeration system, including the replacement of an evaporative condenser, to add options such as passivation and water treatment.
Atlas Copco acquired Fitec S.A.S., a French distributor of compressors. The company specializes in the sales and service of rotary screw compressors and ancillary equipment and mainly sells to small and medium-sized industries.
SPX Cooling Technologies Inc. is commemorating the 100th anniversary of its Marley brand evaporative cooling towers and components. The company will celebrate this milestone throughout 2022 with a company timeline, video history and events.
Evapco has formed Evapco Select Technologies following the acquisition of Select Technologies Inc. Evapco Select Tech will pursue the expanding market demand for control systems for food-processing and cold-storage facilities to optimize performance and improve system reliability.
Emergent Cold Latin America commenced operations at its latest cold-storage expansion in the Bucaramanga, Colombia, facility. The expansion adds 4,100 pallet positions, for a total of 7,600 frozen-storage pallet positions at this location.
H-E-B, a San Antonio-based supermarket chain, will expand its Temple, Texas, distribution facilities with a new automated frozen distribution line. The project will grow H-E-B’s current facility footprint by 325,000 ft2 and add over 100 jobs to the local economy.
Stellar has been awarded a design-build construction project for global meat snacks company Jack Link’s Protein Snacks. The project, which is scheduled for completion in June 2023, will add warehouse capacity to Jack Link’s existing distribution facility in Underwood, Iowa.
U.K.-based Adi Group designed and built a facility with split ambient and chilled zones for salad brand Florette, which needed to increase its warehouse and cold-storage space. The building is capable of holding 2,000 pallets at less than 4°C (39°F) and 800 pallets at ambient temperature.