An exothermic refrigeration cooling system will be used by the largest pig farming enterprise in the Voronezh Region of Russia. Agroeco-Yug signed a contract with GEA for the supply and installation of the fully automated, exothermal refrigeration system.
Daikin America Inc. retrofit its new refrigerant, Creard R-407H, in the refrigeration system of a cold storage warehouse in upstate New York. Used to replace the system’s existing R22, the refrigerant has a low global warming potential of 1,380 GWP, Daikan notes.
An advanced thermal energy storage (TES) system can help reduce the load on chiller and electrical power requirements by between 30 and 70 percent for cooling production, according to the manufacturer. CIAT Group and its subsidiary Cristopia Energy Systems launched the system in the United Kingdom.
System and component development has resulted in the wider adoption of low-charge ammonia systems as an alternative to conventional systems across a range of applications. Smaller charges reduce safety risks and regulatory stipulations.
A Russian refinery is reportedly the world’s largest industrial facility using membrane bioreactor (MBR) and electrodialysis reversal (EDR) technologies. Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim’s biological treatment plant, located in Ufa, will treat up to 84 million liters of wastewater per day.
A 165,000 ft2 cold storage addition will allow Cheney Brothers Inc.’s Statesville, N.C., to expand its refrigeration capabilities. Integrated design-build firm A M King is handling the large-scale expansion project for distribution center. The project, which is estimated to create more than 100 full-time jobs, is scheduled to be completed by September 30.
Divine Flavor, a fresh produce distribution company, will expand the distribution center at its headquarters in Nogales, Ariz. The $7.5 million investment will fund an additional 70,000 ft2 warehouse with seven new cold rooms, FDA-approved inspection area and repackaging machinery and equipment.
According to a report, U.S. Cold Storage closed on a 40-acre site to expand its distribution facilities in Denton, Texas. The company is expected to invest approximately $34 million in the project and projects it will create 67 new jobs by the third year of operation.
U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) took a tour of Cloverleaf Cold Storage in Sioux City, Iowa. The company recently completed an $18 million expansion, which included a new building for a freezer and the addition of 18,000 pallet positions.
Danfoss was recognized with the Product of the Year award at the 2018 AHR Expo for its Turbocor TTH/TGH high-lift compressors. They are designed to give chiller manufacturers a high-efficiency, oil-free compressor option for air-cooled chiller, heat recovery and water-to-water heat pump applications.