Experts in Heating and Cooling will be holding business meetings in Panama from June 2 to 3.
Because of the environmental implications they represent, cooling and atmospheric systems have become key factors in all types of buildings. Therefore, experts in Heating and Refrigeration (HVAC / R) will be meeting in Panama to take part in Refriaméricas.
The sectors that demand rental and installation services of refrigeration systems are the food industry, hotels, supermarkets, restaurants, and pharmaceuticals.
Some of the companies that dominate the market are the Leaho plant, which reported a growth of 300% over the past five years, Refritec, pointing to annual sales growth of 18%, Frionet Corporation SA has increased its capacity by 400 % and Cenada National Refrigeration Network which is the only public institution specialized in the sector.
The shipping company Maersk joins APL in raising its prices on refrigerated container shipping from January 2013.
Capital.com.pa reports that "this increase is global, meaning that the shipping companies assure that the competitiveness of Panamanian [or regional] exports will not be affected."
"... The Singaporean shipping company APL announced an increase in the freight rate of $1,500 per FEU's (40 foot container) in all refrigerated cargo shipments worldwide, from January 7, 2013. This comes at the same time as the announcement made by Maersk Line, in mid-year, arguing that it was necessary to increase freight rates for refrigerated containers worldwide, because current rates are from 2005 and new investments are needed in refrigerated containers. "
The Ministry of Health in Nicaragua is putting out to tender the purchase of equipment for cold chain stores, pharmacies and laboratories in health units.
As part of the Program for Development of Health Networks, the Ministry of Health is putting out to tender the purchase of equipment for cold chain storage, pharmacies and laboratories in Health Units in the Local System for Comprehensive Health Care (SILAIS in Spanish) in Metagalpa, Jinotega and the North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN).
Galores Cold Storage has inaugurated the first logistic service for storage of refrigerated and frozen perishable foods, under the In Bond regime.
‘In bond’ is a term applied to the status of merchandise admitted provisionally to a country without payment of duties -- either for storage in a bonded warehouse or for trans-shipment to another point, where duties will eventually by imposed.
An industrial facility dedicated to cold storage of food products.
More precisely, we define a Refrigerated Warehouse as an industrial complex comprising premises, facilities and equipment permanently or temporarily dedicated to storing refrigeratedfood and may constitute in itself an autonomous refrigeration industry, be annexed to another larger center or have annexs to its activity.
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