IPD acquires Control Logic

The IPD Group, a privately owned Australian company with a national footprint servicing the electrical industry, has acquired Control Logic. The acquisition brings together two major suppliers of industrial solutions across the electrical, power distribution and automation sectors. IPD’s core focus is power distribution, power monitoring, industrial control, renewables, test and measurement. The company services […]


Camfil acquires Airepure

Sweden-based clean air solutions manufacturer Camfil has announced the acquisition of Airepure Australia. “The acquisition will help strengthen Camfil’s position as a global leader in air filtration, offering innovative clean air solutions, which will benefit our customers across the industry in Australia and New Zealand,” says the company. “Airepure’s addition to the Camfil Group will […]


Fujitsu General acquires Precise Air Group

Fujitsu General Australia has announced the acquisition by parent company Fujitsu General Limited of Precise Air Group (Holding) Pty Limited (PAG), a leading Australian provider of HVAC, fire and bundled maintenance services. The move signals Fujitsu’s intention to expand its business from home air conditioning – where it is currently a market leader in Australia […]


Shane Carmichael speaks on Dunnair acquisition

After the announcement that Air Change was set to acquire Dunnair, HVAC&R News spoke to Air Change general manager Shane Carmichael about the move… What made Dunnair an attractive proposition for Air Change? Air Change has traditionally offered unique and innovative products for niche applications. The acquisition of Dunnair provides us the opportunity to supply […]

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Nidec to acquire Embraco

Japanese firm Nidec has announced it will acquire Embraco, Whirpool Corporation’s compressor business, in a deal worth US$1,080 million. While Nidec has traditionally been known as a major manufacturer of electric motors, it has recently added compressors to its product portfolio, first with the purchase of the Secop Group in 2017, and now with the acquisition […]