Latin America

2011.09.26

Brazil – PROCEL labelled hydrocarbon fridges contribute to d

2011-09-20 The National Electrical Energy Conservation Program Brazil, known as PROCEL, has released its latest energy savings figures. With achieved savings of 6.16 billion kWh, these savings are som...

2011.09.18

Sharp Establishes Sales Subsidiary in Brazil

Sharp has established a sales subsidiary for consumer electronics and communication/ information equipment in S?o Paulo, Brazil.   The Brazilian market is becoming stronger thanks to increased consumer spending spurred by economic growth. And with the country hosting upcoming events like the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, the market is expected to further expand. By establi...

2011.07.05

Febrava 2011: A Recipe for Success — September 20 -23, 2011,

The 17th Febrava International Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Ventilation, Heating and Air Treatment Trade Fair is scheduled for September 20 to 23, 2011, at the Imigrantes Exhibition Centre in S?o ...

2011.07.05

Development of smart grids in Latin America and the Caribbea

4 July 2011 Implementation throughout the region was highlighted as critical to help reduce high losses in electricity distribution networksExploring opportunities and challenges related to the devel...

2011.05.27

3.4 Brazil

By ABRAVA Due to the positive results in 2010, HVAC&R market in Brazil only has to commemorate. Compared with 2009 it had a growth of more than 18%, because it was a year of economic recovery. Thi...

2011.05.17

2.11.1 Brazil

Brazil’s annual GDP growth rate was 7.5% in 2010, much stronger than the 0.2% contraction posted in 2009. Brazil is the largest HVAC market in Latin America and the host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. There is growing demand for air conditioners at sports venues under construction.Brazil’s market size in 2010 is estimated at 2.8 million units, almost half of the total Latin Ame...

2011.05.18

Daikin to Establish Production Factory in Brazil

Daikin’s First Production Factory in Latin America   To contend with the demand in the rapidly expanding air conditioning market in Brazil, Daikin decided to establish a new factory (site area of approximately 200,000 m2) for air conditioning equipment in the city of Mogi das Cruzes, located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo in Brazil, with production beginning at the start of 2014. At the new fa...

2011.05.08

Establishment of AC Equipment Production Factory in Rapidly

April 28, 2011 To contend with the demand in the rapidly expanding air conditioning market in Brazil, Daikin Industries, Ltd. has decided to establish a new factory (site area of approx. 200,000 m2) f...

2011.04.24

Brazilian White Goods Market Expected to Top US$ 11 Billion

The Home Electrical Appliance Research Committee of the Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association (JEMA) compiled a research report on the white goods market in Brazil, where the economy is undergoing rapid growth.   Brazil enjoys the 2nd largest share (15.6%) in the combined North and South American white goods market, after the United States (58.1%). The Brazilian white goods market accou...

2011.03.31

Carel Opens New Manufacturing Plant in Brazil

On 14 February Carel inaugurated a new manufacturing plant in Brazil, in the Valinhos industrial district around 100 km northwest of Sao Paulo.Carel Sud America Instrumenta?ao Eletronica, a trading co...

2011.02.01

Heatcraft Invests in Supermarket Systems

Heatcraft has launched a new line of remote condensers with variable-speed electronic motors to reduce energy consumption and noise levels. The new devices are ideal for supermarkets because they can vary motor speed according to the load. During the day when temperatures and load are higher, the motors operate at maximum speed. At night, when ambient temperatures tend to drop and load is reduced,...