AREA is now made up from 23 members in 20 countries, and SOSIAD joined the organisation at its General Assembly in Dublin this month.
SOSIAD represents a wide range of group's in Turkey's refrigeration industry, including ACR contractors, wholesalers and manufacturers. The Turkish association is an important driver in the professionalisation of the country's refrigeration industry, including helping to ensure its members adhere to national and international standards.
“When the goals, missions and activities of SOSIAD and AREA are put side by side, synergies are quite obvious. This is why SOSIAD sought membership, to bring together our contractors, educators, engineers and installers in both organisations and potentially other countries in the region.”
“AREA continues to grow and will certainly strengthen with SOSIAD’s presence. The opening to Turkey also reflects the growth of AREA’s activities at international level, notably with UNEP. In this regard, we have also decided to open to other contractors’ associations worldwide; they will now be able to join AREA as observers.”