Dubai, UAE, 21 April 2019: ABB has joined Eurovent Middle East, a move the latter described as sending a strong message to the industry to support cooperation and coordination by the region’s HVACR industry association. ABB, which has become the 45th member of the industry association, has four customer-focused businesses, namely Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion and Robotics & Discrete Automation.
Frank Taaning Grundholm, Vice President, Global HVACR Sales, ABB Drives, said: “We see huge energy savings potential in the Middle East, and we believe the industry needs to take responsibility of achieving ambitious energy-efficiency goals. Eurovent Middle East has proven to be an excellent platform for cooperation and coordination, taking initiative in so many different aspects. We are happy to support this approach and look forward to being part of the discussion.”
Markus Lattner, Managing Director, Eurovent Middle East, added: “We greatly appreciate the endorsement and support from ABB. Seeing the association grow and gain more and more support underlines that the demand for joint action is huge, as are the opportunities for our industry if we join forces. Our vision two years ago, when we started, has been very ambitious. We are extremely grateful to see that these ambitions haven’t been lost.”
According to Eurovent, the ever-growing construction industry, sustained focus on investment in infrastructure development and the growth in hotel, tourism and healthcare sectors in the UAE will drive the demand for reliable and efficient HVACR in both commercial and residential segments.Ahmed Radwan, ABB’s UAE Local Business Manager, said: “It is extremely important that HVACR solutions provide environmental-friendly operations that fit the government’s blueprint for a greener future. With ABB’s energy-efficient motors and variable-speed drive solutions – easily integrated with ABB Ability digital monitoring services – we are ready to meet industry needs today and in the future.”