Daikin strengthens production and r&d capacity of heating systems in germany
Germany, 12 March 2020 – Daikin Europe N.V., market leader in heating, refrigeration and air conditioning technologies, is strengthening its presence in Germany. The existing ROTEX site will be operated within the network of Daikin Europe factories. Daikin Europe is set to increase their production and R&D capacity of its factory in Germany within 2020.
By strengthening its presence in Germany and in the ROTEX site specifically, Daikin is positioning itself as a leader in the European heating and cooling industry. It will help support other countries in Europe, with central position in Europe facilitating connection with other European countries.
Junji Umamoto, Vice President New Business Daikin Europe N.V.: “We have set a clear goal to become a leading actor in the German heating sector especially in renewables. By bundling the expertise from the areas of heat pump / air conditioning technology and heating technology, Daikin is appearing more strongly in Germany overall - for more customer proximity, sustainable growth and innovative strength. An important focus here is the heating market in Germany.”
One global brand, made in Germany
The extension of the German production and R&D capacity follows the announced integration of the sales, marketing and service activities of Daikin Airconditioning Germany GmbH and ROTEX Heating Systems GmbH. ROTEX Heating Systems GmbH is an established manufacturer of condensing boilers, floor heating systems, solar water heaters and heat pumps. Specifically, this integration means that heating products manufactured by ROTEX are Daikin-branded as of January 1 2020. As a global leader in heating and cooling technologies, Daikin will further expand its production capacities in the ROTEX production site in Güglingen in the coming years. By doing so, Daikin aims to expand its European production network.
Filip De Graeve, Managing Director of ROTEX Heating Systems GmbH & Daikin Air conditioning Germany GmbH: “We are on the cusp of a massive breakthrough in the German and European heating sector. The ‘Made in Germany’ label continues to be a proof of quality, and Daikin wants to do its part in making sure it remains so.”
Daikin Europe N.V. is a major European producer of air conditioners, heat pumps and refrigeration equipment, with approximately 10,000 people throughout Europe and 11 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Austria and the UK.
Globally, Daikin is renowned for its pioneering approach to product development and the unrivalled quality and versatility of its integrated solutions. With more than 90 years‘ experience in the design and manufacture of heating and cooling technologies, Daikin is a market leader in heat pump technology. Daikin VRV and Daikin Altherma are the most sold heat pump systems in Europe, with over 500,000 systems delivered to date.