BITZER and automation expert Wurm have signed a joint venture agreement in which the compressor manufacturer will become the majority shareholder of the newly established Wurm Holding GmbH.
As a manufacturer of electronic system solutions for refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation applications, all national and international Wurm companies will be integrated into the new holding company from January, subject to the approval of the competition authorities.
From left: Gianni Parlanti (BITZER CSMO), Andrea Zocche (Managing Director, BITZER Italia), Fabio Fogliani (Managing Director, ECR Italy), Marco Curato (Purchasing Director, Beijer Ref), Christiane Schaufler-Münch (Chairwoman of the Administrative Board of BITZER SE and Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of THE SCHAUFLER FOUNDATION), Christian Wehrle (BITZER COO), Rainer Große-Kracht (BITZER CTO), Frank Hartmann (BITZER CFO)
ECR Italy won the top prize at the annual BITZER EMEA distribution conference in Leipzig, Germany.
Gianni Parlanti, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at BITZER, said: "ECR Italy consistently has a lot of BITZER products in its range and supports the development of our Green Point service and maintenance network. This year, we are also carrying out a unique project all across Italy with our ECOSTAR Roadshow. Stops include Milan, Brescia, Florence, Rome and Turin. I would like to thank ECR Italy for its magnificent collaboration.''
Greek company Tairis Aeve was named as the New Product Top Performer 2017, having worked successfully with BITZER since 1981.
A special prize went to RSL Ireland, which has been a wholesaler for BITZER UK since 1967.
Compressor specialist BITZER establishes a subsidiary in Tehran today, creating a presence closer to its customers in Iran
• Active in the market for 40 years
• Continued sales through experienced local partners
• Comprehensive service concept
Sindelfingen/Tehran, 05.12.2016. Confident of the growth potential in Iran, BITZER, the specialist in refrigeration compressors, is expanding its presence there.
Bitzer gained a slew of ASERCOM certifications on its compressors and condensing units recently.
Thirty-two of its products were certified by ASERCOM (Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers). Manufacturers gain the independently tested accreditation when they demonstrate high CoPs (coefficients of performance) and efficiency on their products.
Twelve of Bitzer's ECOLINE reciprocating compressors are now ASERCOM certified, which includes which use R448A and R449A refrigerants. In addition, 15 Bitzer LHE condensing units are approved when used with R134a refrigerant.
With the additional five reciprocating compressors, all of the Bitzer series for subcritical and transcritical CO2 applications are now ASERCOM certified.
All of the data used for the checking process came from the Bitzer software designed to monitor performance.
German refrigeration compressors manufacturer, Bitzer, opened its new, international training centre in Rottenburg-Ergenzingen, Germany recently.
The 1,500-square-metre (16,145 sq ft) training academy took a year to build and was named in honour of the company's owner, Senator Peter Schaufler , who died in 2015.