Category Sponsors 


The BITZER Group
Sponsoring The Alan Moor Award

Bitzer is a global leader in the manufacture of compressors for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump applications. Renowned for their reliability and efficiency, Bitzer compressors, packs and condensing units are specified by many of the world’s leading end users – in sectors as diverse as food and drink manufacture, food retail, transport, cold storage and industrial process cooling. We wish all entrants and finalists good luck in the forthcoming awards, and look forward to celebrating and toasting the industry’s achievements at the finals event in the New Year.



Sponsoring the Apprentice of the Year Award

HAWCO, founded in 1973, today is a leading supplier of engineering component parts and spares to the refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, electrical and process control sectors. Part of Diploma PLC – a FTSE 250 company, Hawco currently work with thousands of manufacturers across the UK and around the world, supplying more than 26,000 products. They offer an expert team of application engineers to help your business go further. From sourcing a component part anywhere in the world to design-in engineering and on-going technical support, whatever your business requires, Hawco can help.



Sponsoring the Air Conditioning Ancillary Product of the Year Award

Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe SAS, a subsidiary of Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning, incorporates all activities for air conditioning and heating products, including sales, manufacture and service operations across the European market. From our purpose-built manufacturing facility near Barcelona, Spain, over 250 highly-skilled staff produce over 70,000 of our indoor, outdoor and chiller products each year.

Our extensive product range features renewable energy air source heat pumps, ventilation and energy efficient air conditioning products suitable for all home, commercial and industrial heating and cooling applications, many of which are supplied with a generous 5-year warranty.

Hitachi Air Conditioning products are available direct or from an extensive network of approved distribution partners.



On-The-Night Sponsors 


Advanced Engineering

A recognised market leader in the manufacture and supply of coil cleaners and service equipment to the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.Established in 1982, Advanced has built up an outstanding reputation as the provider of world-beating equipment for AC&R service engineers. To achieve that position, it has constantly scoured the globe for products that offer exceptional performance.



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