Honeywell has taken further action stop the sale and distribution of unlicensed versions of the its Solstice yf (R-1234yf) refrigerant wherever that activity occurs around the world by all legal means.
The latest move involved the seizure of unlicensed refrigerant and filing of lawsuits in both the Czech Republic and Germany. The lawsuits allege infringement of Honeywell patents covering the manufacture of 1234yf and its use in vehicle air conditioning.
This year's Chillventa exhibition was officially the biggest ever, with organisers today revealing that the Nuremberg event attracted 35,490 visitors from 125 countries.
That figure exceeded the previous record of 32,206, set two years ago, and combined with a record 1019 exhibitors from 45 countries in Germany.