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Daikin celebrates 90 years

Claims introducing many industry ‘firsts’ like the VRV system Dubai, UAE, November 2014: Daikin has announced celebrating its 90th year of heating and cooling solutions. Giving details, the company said that it started as a small business in Japan in 1924, and now has more than 51,000 employees globally with a range of air conditioning […]

| | Nov 27, 2014 | 10:51 am
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Claims introducing many industry ‘firsts’ like the VRV system

Dubai, UAE, November 2014: Daikin has announced celebrating its 90th year of heating and cooling solutions.

Giving details, the company said that it started as a small business in Japan in 1924, and now has more than 51,000 employees globally with a range of air conditioning and air purification products.

On completing nine decades in the industry, Masanori Togawa, CEO of Daikin, said: “Daikin’s success over the past 90 years is a result of listening to our customers and delivering solutions that meet their changing needs. Whatever the future holds, Daikin will continue to develop energy-efficient solutions to improve comfort, reduce costs and lower environmental impact.”

Michel Farah, Senior Manager, Product Management of Daikin Middle East, added: “Daikin Middle East was established in 2006, and has grown exponentially since then…. We have installed state-of-the-art AC systems in iconic regional landmarks, such as the Emirates Towers and Burj El Arab in Dubai and the Qasr Al Sarab resort in Abu Dhabi, among others.”

Ryoji Sano, Vice-President of Daikin Middle East highlighted that since the company began manufacturing cooling systems and refrigerators in the 1930s, it has launched a number of industry ‘firsts’, including the first heat pump air conditioner in 1958 and the first VRV systems in 1982, which he claimed “have set the standard for the VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) industry.”


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