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Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Axis New England and Axis New York, an automation and robotics company based in Danvers, Massachusetts. Execution of the transaction will occur on March 1, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Geared toward engineers, architects, specifiers, and facility managers, this webinar will cover why a reduced pressure zone (RPZ) relief valve may open — and how to prevent and mitigate large discharges of water. It will be presented on Feb. 26 by Cameron Rapoport, product specialist for backflow at Watts.
During the month known for love, Berkeys is opening its heart to those in need. During February, Berkeys is launching its first annual "Share the Love" charity campaign, culminating with a "winner" receiving a new American Standard heating and a/c system.
Smart Care Equipment Solutions announced the acquisition of Mid-South Maintenance, a provider of commercial kitchen equipment repair and maintenance services to the commercial food service industry. Located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, Mid-South also provides HVAC repair, as well as plumbing, electrical, and facility maintenance in the greater Nashville area.
The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company, today announced the startup of the new Opteon YF (HFO-1234yf) low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant production facility at its Corpus Christi manufacturing plant in Ingleside, Texas. This facility will enable Chemours to triple the global capacity of its hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) 1234yf-based products to meet increasing market demands for more environmentally sustainable refrigerants and blends.
Kulthorn Kirby Public Company Limited announced the purchase of the assets and equipment of Bristol Compressors Intl. LLC, as well as the "Bristol" brand name, intellectual properties, know-how, products, and technologies.
BlueVolt, in cooperation with market research firm Cascade Insights, has released the second edition of its “Voice of the E-Learner” survey, which asked 1,327 workers from manufacturers and distributors in the electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and industrial tools industries about their perceptions of online learning. This year’s findings showed a 27 percent drop — from 59 percent in 2016 to 33 percent in 2018 — in the number of learners who were “very satisfied” with their organization’s online training programs.
From commercial chillers to residential IAQ, The NEWS covers hundreds of products each year, both in print and online. These are the Top 20 Products for 2018 based on the number of page views.
More than 270 architects, planners, engineers, contractors, wholesalers, and suppliers from around the world accepted Aquatherm GmbH’s invitation to gain insights into the latest trends in the commercial and industrial construction industries at the inaugural Biggexchange.
John Schleiter has been appointed vice president, legal and business affairs, North America, for Uponor North America. As the North American organization’s chief in-house counsel and key member of the senior management team, he will direct the management of legal affairs for the organization and provide strategic leadership on business matters to promote and protect the interests of the company, its customers, and the industry.
R.S. Andrews, a full-service plumbing, HVAC, and electrical company established in 1968 in the Atlanta area, announced its acquisition of local Bluffton HVAC business Covert Aire™. Covert Aire is a family-run business founded and operated by Mike and Theresa Covert in 2007.
Industry leaders will be on hand to present new products and opportunities.
FieldEdge, formerly dESCO, announces the acquisition of Coolfront Technologies by its parent, Clearent Software Holdings.
This new track will incorporate the NASRC’s network of industry experts to explore ideas and trends in commercial refrigeration through technical papers, presentations, and panel discussions
Demand for hydronic comfort solutions is heating up. According to a report by Technavio, the global market is expected to increase by more than 7 percent from 2018 to 2022, driven by a desire for more energy-efficient and energy-neutral technologies to improve the indoor climate. With more homeowners and building owners looking to advance the technologies in their structures to make them smarter, more efficient, or just more comfortable, it’s in a contractor’s best interest to become proficient in radiant heating and cooling systems to further expand their market — or, to dominate a niche market.
This product line now includes three new refrigeration leak sealants: AC Leak Freeze nano UV, AC Leak Freeze nano Mini-Split UV, and AC Leak Freeze nano Mini-Split. Using a patent-pending, quick-installing applicator, all three contain the same AC Leak Freeze formula and its nano particle sealing technology for nano-sized leaks, such as those caused by formicary corrosion.
The architecture of the product is well-suited for applications utilizing low-density gas due to its high displacement density and low cost to manufacture.
Designed for conference rooms, hotels, public restrooms, or any commercial spaces that require continuous ventilation, these ceiling- or in-line-mount exhaust fans feature a low-profile grille and an integral backdraft damper.