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Company milestones

1946 Patented washable polythene air filter.
1955 First computer air conditioning system - Australian guided weapons analogue computer
1958 First electronic control and humidifier for storage rooms - Tate Gallery, London.
1960 First all-electronic controls for temperature and humidity - ICL.
1961 Multi-compressor air conditioning system - Metropolitan Police.
1969 Eaton-Williams Service formed.
1969 Air conditioning for largest computer room in Europe - ICL in Bracknell.
1971 Vapac development commenced. First prototype on test.
1971 Air conditioning for high energy physics computer - Serpuhkov, Russia.
1974 Vapac launched as a product in the United Kingdom and Holland.
1976 Vapac Humidifiers Ltd.
1980 Developed cooling equipment with BT for exchanges
1986 Accredited with BS5750 and ISO9002 (Now EN ISO9002)
1989 Microprocessor controlled Vapac launched.
1993 Qualitair acquired.
1994 VOS - 6 operating system announced.
1995 Management buy-out with NatWest Equity Partners, 3i and CVC Capital Partners.
1996 Diamond Jubilee Anniversary of Eaton-Williams Limited.
1997 Jubilee line extension air conditioning contract
1998 Telecomms unit supplied to Dutch, Belgium + German Markets.
2000 NORTEK inc purchased Eaton-Williams
2001 Eaton-Williams acquires senior air systems (Colman Moducel)
2002 Vapac's Gas Fired Humidifier launched
2002 The London Eye climate control project
2002 The IPAC (Invicta Precision Air Control) range announced
2003 Supplies Close Control and AHU's to the Met Office
2003 Vapac Gas Fired Humidifiers supplied to Jaguar Cars Test Centre
2006 Eaton-Williams celebrates 70 years
2007 Eaton-Williams Service celebrates 40th anniversary
2007 The Terracotta Warriors contract at the British Museum
2010 Qualitair secures ECA approval
2010 ServerCool® wins an award for the best provider of energy efficient cooling at the China Green Data Centre Development and Best Practice Forum in Beijing
2011 Eaton-Williams launches FANWALL TECHNOLOGY™
2011 EWS announces diagnostic optimisation kit that maximise plant efficiency reduces emissions and increases cost savings.
2011 Moducel wins HVR’s Air Conditioning Product of the Year 2011 for FANWALL TECHNOLOGY®
2012 Qualitair launches heat recovery unit that heats up existing hot water systems with waste heat
2012 Vapac launches VapaWall® providing low cost evaporative cooling for data centres
2012 ServerCool® new CD6 provides close controlled water cooling for up to 24 rear door heat exchangers delivering 260kW of cooling in less than a 1m2
2015 Eaton-Williams becomes part of Nortek Global HVAC

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