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These are crucial times for the cooling industry. You have probably read that line before, and indeed I have probably written it before.
Usually when I mention doors on fridges to a retail refrigeration manager, it is greeted with a rolling of the eyes.
So, it looks like we have a framework for the future of our industry, in the shape of the new F-Gas proposals.
The subject of energy seems to be being talked about nonstop at the moment – from attempts to rein in suppliers to the risk of the Grid reaching capacity to, of course, the rising cost of the stuff.
The recent article regarding the collapse of WR Refrigeration by Kelvin Lord was well written but to me lacked the venom that we should be feeling about the collapse of another major refrigeration company.
We have today heard the sad news that Eddie Gittoes, managing director of Arctic Circle has died after his long battle with illness. He leaves a legacy to the industry in terms of both technology and the people he influenced
Well, it has been another month with no shortage of activity in the cooling industry. That well-known Chinese curse “may you live in interesting times” comes to mind.
As the WR business is broken up, the last fortnight’s events should give us pause for thought as to what the cooling industry needs to do to survive into the future
The donations to the raffle on Cooling Awards night raised £5280 for the Sparks charity to devote to children’s medical research
When the national press gets its teeth into a cooling story, the results are inevitably messy.