Leading air conditioning manufacturer Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning opens a new Global Development Center in Kadi, Gujarat State, India with investment of US$22.5 million.
Details are provided below:
- The new facility focus on developing residential air conditioners for India as well as the Southeast Asia, Middle East and European markets.
- The new center equipped with research and testing laboratories, Annual Performance Factor Labs, Electromagnetic Compatibility Labs, Electronics Labs and Semi-anechoic Labs.
- “This is a crucial step for Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning to further strengthen our global position. We have already seen our India-made products being well accepted in West Asia, Sri Lanka, Africa and other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries. Now this new Global Development Center will play a critical role in developing new and exciting products, particularly for Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe to enhance our ability to meet diverse market needs in these regions,” said Franz Cerwinka, Chief Executive Officer, Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning.