As we say goodbye to 2022 and look forward to 2023, with this issue of Process Heating & Cooling, I wanted to bring you the best of our content from 2022. This way, if there is anything you missed, you’ll have another chance to discover it.
Registration is open for the IIAR industrial refrigeration workshop, held February 13-17 and February 20-23. The program will be delivered live online through the IIAR web-based learning platform. The two-week course will include an ongoing view of the content from the perspective of the design of an ammonia refrigeration system serving a food distribution center that incorporates selected low-charge technology.
Goodway Technologies, a global supplier of industrial maintenance and cleaning solutions, is opening an office in Düsseldorf, Germany. Among other cleaning equipment, Goodway manufactures chiller and cooling tower vacuums and cleaning systems for industrial process applications.
M&M Carnot is doubling its workforce in Maryland. The company is leasing an existing 25,000 ft2 space with room available for future expansions and anticipates adding 100 new jobs over the next two years.
Purolite, an Ecolab company, opened a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in King of Prussia, Pa. The 74,000 ft2 plant, which includes an expected 75 new jobs, will produce ion exchange resins for healthcare development and pharmaceutical APIs to meet growing demand for existing and future applications and therapies.
Chemours and Honeywell launched a pilot program to enable qualified companies to recycle and reclaim R-448A, also known as Honeywell Solstice N40, and R-449A, also known as Opteon XP40, both HFO refrigerant blends in the European Union and the United Kingdom.
IIAR published a new guideline for estimating accidental refrigerant releases. This guideline was developed at the encouragement of the IIAR Government Affairs Committee, executed by the IIAR Research Committee and funded by the Natural Refrigerants Foundation.
Funding has been secured for the construction of Origo Cold Storage, a California-based 254,000 ft2 cold-storage almond facility. Almonds are harvested within a three-month period and require storage until they are used by processors.
Atlanta, Ga.-based Agile Cold Storage started construction on its third cold-storage warehouse in Macon, Ga. Phase 1 of the 275,000 ft2 multi-temperature facility is targeted to open in the summer of 2023.
Indianapolis-based Ambrose Property Group is developing a 298,000 ft2 facility in Mount Comfort, Ind., that will include approximately 223,000 ft2 of freezer and cooler space and a 65,000 ft2 cold dock.