12 February 2019, Tokyo, Japan – 11.02.2019 Nidec GA Compressors at ATMOsphere Japan 2019

Nidec GA Compressors (formerly Secop), a global expert in advanced compressor technologies using hydrocarbon refrigerants, will support and sponsor ATMOsphere  Japan in 2019.

ATMOsphere - Interactive workshops bringing together decision makers from industry and government to change the future of natural refrigerants.

Building on the momentum of yet another successful edition of the conference last year where over 200 participants from more than 80 organisations gathered, ATMOsphere Japan is returning to Tokyo on 12 February 2019 - one day before Japan’s largest retail exhibition, the Supermarket Tradeshow.

The one-day event will be held on 12 February, at the Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa. The event is set to continue the growing discussion on opportunities for natural refrigerants in Japan, bringing together government representatives, end users, domestic and foreign manufacturers, and other experts, offering great networking opportunities with key industry leaders.
Three end users of natural refrigerant technologies are attending the annual ATMOsphere Japan 2019 conference on the topic for the first time, signalling the conference’s growing focus on end users in the country.

In addition, as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics nears closer, the demand for eco-friendly technology is heating up, adding to the importance of the discussion of natural refrigerant technology in the country.

Key topics of ATMO Japan 2019 include:

  • Reinstatement of subsidies for natural refrigerants in the cold storage, food processing and retail sectors in FY2018
  • Expected changes to HFC regulation and adoption of the Kigali Amendment in 2019
  • Results of risk assessment for A3 refrigerants
  • The very first Accelerate Japan Awards, recognising thought leaders of commercial and industrial refrigeration that are doing the most with natural refrigerant solutions in Japan

“We are excited to see a growing interest from end users in coming to the conference to share their unique perspectives on implementing natural refrigerant technologies in their businesses,” said shecco Japan managing director, Jan Dusek.
“Certainly, it is a sign of exciting developments to look forward to in Japan in 2019 with natural refrigerants,” he concluded.

About Nidec Global Appliance (GA) Compressors (formerly Secop)
Nidec Global Appliance (GA) Compressors is a leading compressor manufacturer committed to developing and supporting technologies and products that promote energy efficiency. The company is active in the sectors of household, light commercial and DC-powered refrigeration and has developed a range of compressors which operate with the use of hydrocarbons, R600a (isobutane) and R290 (propane). Secop, formerly known as Danfoss Compressors, belonged to the German AURELIUS Group of companies since 2010.
On August 1, 2017, Nidec successfully acquired the German compressor manufacturer Secop.