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04Apr

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training MACS has been tracking refrigerant use by vehicle manufacturers for quite some time and, as expected for the 2018 model year, we…

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05May

Honeywell announced that it has started commercial operations at its new manufacturing plant in Geismar, La., to meet the growing global demand for its next-generation mobile air conditioning refrigerant. With…

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01Jan

  By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor We’ve reached another milestone in the mobile A/C refrigerant timeline, and this time it’s a big one: January 1, 2017 was the drop-dead…

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11Nov

By Ward Atkinson and Bill Hill  Note: The information in this article is the current overview as collected by Ward Atkinson and Bill Hill from industry and regulatory sources. It…

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10Oct

Whenever something new happens in our industry there can be misinformation. To make sure you are receiving accurate information on what is happening with R-1234yf stay in touch with news…

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10Oct

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor GM was the first manufacturer to sell a vehicle in the United States that uses the new R-1234yf refrigerant when they came out with…

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09Sep

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor On September 26th, US EPA finalized two rules that will reduce the projected growth and emissions of HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons), a class of chemicals that…

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09Sep

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Manager of Service Training Rick Winick, Business Director, leads the Honeywell Fluorine Products Automotive Refrigerants segment. Rick and his team work to ensure global automotive OEM…

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09Sep

September/October 2016 ACTION Magazine The September/October 2016 issue of award-winning MACS ACTION Magazine is now ready for viewing! Everything you always wanted to know about mobile A/C hose applications but…

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08Aug

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor We learned about Ford’s plans to begin building the 2017 Escape with R-1234yf refrigerant during a meeting with their regional parts and service manager…

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