Stakeholders debate whether to use low-charge ammonia, ammonia-CO2, or CO2.
The winners in food retail and industrial, and the Innovation of the Year, were announced at ATMOsphere Japan.
Five of the low-charge packaged systems were installed in July at a new cold storage center in western Sydney.
Mayekawa is seeing an increasing opportunity for the NewTon in Japan’s industrial refrigeration sector as well as in overseas Asian markets.
Distributor opts for either transcritical CO2 or ammonia/CO2 for new warehouses, depending on the location.
Ajinomoto Frozen Foods aims to eliminate the use of Freon from all its domestic food processing factory freezers by 2020.