The aim is to address the growing demand for future-proof refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pump solutions.
The Japanese drug manufacturer regards freon elimination as one of its most important environmental measures.
By the end of March, the company will have eliminated all HCFCs, using ammonia and CO2 systems instead.
Hiroyuki Tominaga of Panasonic announced the target at ATMOsphere Japan.
The winners in food retail and industrial, and industry contribution, were announced at ATMOsphere Japan.
Tamayo Marukawa, a current member of the Japanese Parliament, is set to join the online event on February 15.
Hamamatsu Itaku Soko replaced aging R22 equipment with transcritical system, its president said at ATMOsphere Japan.
Mayekawa, a leading Japanese system manufacturer, announced a new NH3/CO2 powered thermal ice storage system — a joint collaboration between Mayekawa and BAC Japan — at ATMO Japan 2019.