MINNEAPOLIS – February 29, 2016 –– Daikin Applied Americas announced today it won a 2016 Manufacturing Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council for Daikin’s Intelligent Equipment platform.
With Intelligent Equipment, Daikin is harnessing the power of the Internet of Things to move the industry toward intelligent building systems. This technology transforms substantial volumes of data to insights that help building owners and facility managers optimize energy use, improve occupant comfort and maintain their HVAC equipment preventatively, not reactively.
“We are honored to be called out for our leadership for helping building owners leverage IoT in delivering comfort with the most cost-effective and sustainable use of energy,” said Paul Rauker, vice president and general manager, system and controls, Daikin Applied. “Our innovations are forging a new path for the HVAC industry, driving beyond next level efficiency and innovating for total building solutions. This recognition affirms that our teams are helping shape the future of the industry and helping building owners get to new levels of efficiency when they unlock the power of IoT.”
The Manufacturing Leadership Awards, now in their 12th year, honor manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. Winning projects and individual manufacturing leaders have demonstrated achievement in one of a wide range of categories, and are chosen by a panel of expert judges for results that enabled the manufacturers to set themselves apart from their competitors and that have delivered clear and compelling value, return on investment, and other tangible outcomes.
About Daikin Applied
Daikin Applied, a member of Daikin Industries, Ltd, designs and manufactures technologically advanced commercial HVAC systems for customers around the world. Customers turn to Daikin with confidence that they will experience outstanding performance, reliability and energy efficiency. Daikin Applied equipment, solutions Daikin Applied recognized for new product leadership Page 2 and services are sold through a global network of dedicated sales, service, and parts offices. For more information or the name of your local Daikin Applied representative, call 800-432-1342, or visit www.DaikinApplied.com.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. is the world’s leading manufacturer of air conditioners and refrigerants. The company, leveraging its advanced core technologies for refrigerant control, inverters and heat pumps, develops innovative, high-quality air-conditioning solutions for homes, offices and industrial facilities. Founded in Osaka, Japan in 1924, Daikin and its affiliates now operate in more than 70 production bases worldwide and employ a global workforce of 59,000. Daikin products are available in more than 140 countries. For more information please visit, www.daikin.com/
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