Taking place in Hall 9 at the NEC Birmingham from 16-18 February, The ACR Show is the ONLY national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors.  If you want to meet leading companies exhibiting top brand products; see live demonstrations and get advice on affordable and energy efficient solutions for your business, this particular event is well worth a visit.

Besides a fantastic line up of exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies, will be an informative and topical seminar programmes in three CPD accredited seminar theatres: the Air Conditioning & Heat Pump Theatre, sponsored by Klima – Therm; the Refrigeration & Cooling Theatre, sponsored by Chemours and the Training & Careers Theatre, sponsored by Toshiba. Sessions include: ‘System Efficiency Optimisation’; ‘A review of the Frozen Food Market’; ‘The Greening of the Supermarkets: An Update’; ‘Food temperature stability’; ‘Pain in the frozen food aisle’; and ‘Are you in control of your Building & Energy Management System? (BEMS)’.

The ACR Show is delighted to announce the support of the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) for the 2016 event, which will see a number of new end users from the food sector attending, many for the first time. The association has over 340 members comprising producers, wholesalers, importers, exporters, brokers, retailers and related associate businesses covering the entire cold chain from large companies to SMEs. Chief executive Brian Young said: “We are delighted to be at the show as well as delivering a seminar. The ACR Show has a lot of synergy with our members, so this will be of great interest to them.”

The decision to add the H&V sectors to the show has won the backing of all the major trade associations, including the Building & Engineering Services Association (BESA); REFCOM; the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM); and the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA).

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) meanwhile, is taking over the Refrigeration & Cooling Theatre for the day on Thursday 18th February for its 2016 conference, which has a theme of ‘Emissions, Energy and Eco-design’.

Glacier Coldrooms, a specialist in the supply and completion of successful turnkey projects within the coldstore and refrigerated controlled environment sector will be exhibiting on stand D42 at The ACR show. The company drives innovation and efficiency with a focus on providing optimal ranges of coldrooms, to cater for a number of industries, including food storage.

LF Spare Parts will be exhibiting on stand G48. LF Spare Parts is part of LF Group, a  leading European one-stop-shop for all commercial refrigeration spare parts requirements.  The company has 42,000+ items available from stock for next day delivery to the UK mainland from its searchable database of 1.4m parts.  This includes parts and tools for refrigeration equipment, blast chillers, ice makers and ice cream machines (as well as parts for cooking, ovens, warewashing, coffee machines, vending, laundry and much more!).  Standard refrigeration gaskets are available from stock and bespoke gaskets can be manufactured from a wide range of profiles.

Hydratech (stand G35) is a specialist formulator and manufacturer specialising in the manufacture of heat transfer fluids, inhibited antifreeze, glycols and pipework system protection products. The company now has Technical Partnerships with over 600 companies, which include all major supermarket chains and a large number of international brewers.

Pole star Products is exhibiting on stand C40. The Pole Star range of small electric motors, fans and blowers are used as OEM components and for spares and replacement use in refrigeration, air conditioning, catering, vending, drinks dispense and more.

Other relevant exhibitors include, Pentland Parts(stand A20)  renowned in the industry as a leading stockist of commercial cabinet, refrigeration and catering spares; Strongduct (stand G6); Testo (stand D22); Maxkold (C25); Electronic Temperature Instruments (E9) and Interactive Components (H42).