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Bitzer receives 2018 Deutscher Kältepreis Award

Company received the third place in the ‘Refrigeration and air conditioning innovations’ category, official says

| | May 29, 2018 | 10:18 am
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Sindelfingen, Germany, 29 May 2018: The refrigeration compressor manufacturer Bitzer received the third place in the ‘Refrigeration and air conditioning innovations’ category of the 2018 Deutscher Kältepreis awards, presented by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, the company announced in a Press communiqué. Svenja Schulze, Federal Minister for the Environment, presented the award to Bitzer at the Berliner ENERGIETAGE conference on May 7, the communiqué said.

According to Bitzer, the awards were received by Dr Armin Walz, Head of Application Engineering, Bitzer and Andreas Riesch, Director of Sales – Germany and Switzerland, Bitzer.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Walz said, “The Deutscher Kältepreis award is an impressive validation of our decades of development activities in the area of compressor technology for the refrigerant CO2. The fact that these efforts have been acknowledged by the highest political level is a huge honour for us.”

The communiqué said the Berliner ENERGIETAGE conference is one of the most important events in Germany on the topic of energy efficiency. The communiqué further said the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety has presented the Deutscher Kältepreis award for the sixth time as part of the National Climate Initiative.


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