The first vending machines of The Coca-Cola Company featuring the environmentally friendly refrigerant R744 during the Olympic Games were developed and assembled in Lustenau.
Furthermore Obrist has been one of the pioneers to bring highly energy-efficient cooling and air-conditioning systems into mass production. The first R744-based compressors and systems designed for reefer containers were engineered by Obrist.
Due to the legislative environment concerning the intended phase-out of harmful refrigerants in various industrial and commercial applications and due to the rising energy costs the markets for energy-efficient cooling and refrigeration systems will continuously grow.
Together with its clients of Obrist has developed purpose-built compressors and has defined efficient manufacturing setups to satisfy the demand for energy-efficient R744 based-solutions in the following application areas.
- Transport cooling
- Commercial refrigeration
- Vending machines
- Residential heating and cooling.