Sponsors and Exhibitors 

Platinum Sponsor

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Honeywell is a world leader in the development, manufacture and supply of refrigerants that are sold worldwide under the Solstice® and Genetron® brand names for a range of applications, including refrigeration, building and automobile air conditioning.

The most recent developments consist of

  • Solstice N41 (provisional R-466A), a nonflammable and lower global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerant for use in stationary air conditioning systems. Once on the market, Solstice N41 will be the lowest GWP, nonflammable, R-410A replacement refrigerant available worldwide.;
  • Solstice L41y, Solstice L41y (R-452B), a commercially available reduced GWP refrigerant designed to replace R-410A for reversible heating and cooling applications;
  • Solstice L40X (R-455A), a mildly flammable blend that serves as an alternative for low-, medium- and high-temperature applications in commercial and industrial refrigeration applications (condensing units, water loop systems, plug-in cabinets, monoblocks for cold rooms, heat pumps, chillers).

Platinum Sponsor

Opteon A brand of H FULL CMYK

Chemours is a global leader in fluoroproducts, titanium technologies and chemical solutions, providing market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. Chemours ingredients are found in refrigeration and air conditioning, plastics and coatings, and general industrial manufacturing.

Chemours has developed a range of innovative products, including brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™ and Opteon™.  Since inventing the original fluorine-based refrigerants more than 85 years ago, Chemours has demonstrated leadership and commitment to the global refrigerants industry, transitioning from the original fluoroproducts to new innovative solutions that are non-ozone-depleting and low global warming potential (GWP). Opteon™ low GWP refrigerants are utilised across a broad range of applications including stationary and mobile air conditioning. To help customers meet today’s stringent regulatory requirements, Chemours has developed Opteon™ XL very low GWP refrigerants that provide the optimum balance of properties, safety and sustainability.

Chemours has approximately 8,000 employees across 35 manufacturing sites serving North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.


Gold Sponsor

CLINT a brand of GIND

With a very deep background thanks to 40 years experience, the Global Company G.I. Industrial Holding, with Headquarter in Rivignano Teor-Italy, manufactures and markets a complete range of solutions for comfort and process cooling: air conditioning and air handling systems in commercial or industrial buildings, cooling systems for server rooms and industrial process.

CLINT, one of the four Company specialized brands, offers a vast selection of liquid chillers and heat pumps from 5 to 5.000 kW. Roof-top units are also an integral part of the Company core business, as well as fan coil units.

With the aim to reach maximum efficiency and environment respect, CLINT has developed the new MAXIPOWER and TURBOLINE ranges with HFO-R1234ze refrigerant.

The latest generation refrigerant HFO-R1234ze, with GWP<1 (Global Warming Potential), is the most environmentally sustainable refrigerant on the market and meets the strictest international environmental regulations.

Platinum Sponsor



Student Prize Sponsor

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Shrieve Chemical Company represents a growing number of businesses serving a variety of markets, including industrial chemicals, oil & gas and speciality products operating at regional and global reach. Shrieve is a global supplier of specialist lubricants and performance fluids across a wide range of industries and have industry leading expertise in lubrication technology for the refrigeration and air conditioning market sectors with our ZEROL® range of high performance synthetic lubricants, based on alkyl benzene, PAG and POE chemistries. Our PROGILINE® products range from high performance base fluids through to sophisticated synthetic industrial fluids and lubricants offering significant applicational advantages.

Badge Sponsor

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Gradient is an environmental and risk sciences consulting firm renowned for our comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to complex risk evaluations.  We have partnered with chemical manufacturers and OEMs in the safety evaluation and risk assessment of hydrofluoro-olefin (HFO) refrigerants and propellants for use in diverse applications. 

Gradient's services include conducting risk assessments, toxicological evaluation, product safety evaluations, fault tree analysis, alternative assessment, chemical registration, contaminant fate and transport evaluations, environmental/forensic chemistry identifications, and technical writing and verbal communications to technical and non-technical audiences.  Working from our USA-based offices, we use innovative thinking to address complex risk assessment issues across the globe. 

Conference Proceedings Sponsor

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Star Refrigeration is a leading provider of industrial refrigeration and heat pump solutions. Established in 1970 and employing more than 300 staff, our products and services focus on delivering a competitive price and long term benefits to customers in terms of reliability, efficiency and longevity. Our core business is the design, manufacture, installation and aftercare of bespoke and packaged refrigeration systems across a wide range of markets including food production, temperature controlled storage, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, data centres, HVAC and ice rinks. For over 40 years we have developed innovative natural refrigerant solutions including low charge ammonia systems for refrigeration and heat pump applications and C02 for low temperature freezing.


Printing Sponsor


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ACR News is a monthly magazine in the UK for air conditioning and refrigeration professionals. ACR News has provided guidance and insight into the air conditioning and refrigeration industry for over 30 years and readers receive the latest updates on new technology, legislation and products in both printed and digital form. The ACR News brand includes a news-led website, a weekly online newsletter, a handbook and a unique digital directory which features hundreds of suppliers to the industry.


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Bacharach is a global leader in design, manufacture and service of refrigerant and gas leak detection, from monitoring instruments and data solutions to combustion and emissions analysis. Bacharach products make heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industries safer, cleaner, and more energy efficient. Operating since 1909, Bacharach continues to expand its fixed gas detection portfolio with the acquisition of Parasense and presence in Europe. Continuing to design, deliver and service high quality gas measurement and monitoring solutions that increase productivity, reduce costs, and protect lives and the environment, Bacharach’s products stand for quality around the world. The company’s headquarters are located just outside of Pittsburgh, PA, with core applications in residential, commercial and industrial combustion gas analysis in HVACR, refrigerant leak detection and monitoring for industry in chiller plants, retail food and supermarkets as well as in occupied space applications such as hotels, dormitories, hospitals and multi dwelling apartment complexes.

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Advanced Engineering is the recognised market leader in the manufacture and supply of coil cleaners and service equipment to the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

Established in 1982, Advanced has built up an outstanding reputation as the provider of world-beating equipment for AC&R service engineers. To achieve that position, it has constantly scoured the globe for products that offer exceptional performance

Co-sponsoring organisations

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