Daniel W. Holmes, Jr., first vice chairman ofthe Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute,(ARI) (Arlington, VA), has lauded the “few million” worldwide in his industry who assume the significant responsibility of serving billions of customers daily with products that improve the quality of life. Speaking at the China Refrigeration Exhibition, Holmes said, “They are part of a unique workforce in the world that manufacturer, distributes, installs and services refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in hundreds of countries.”