Daikin Strengthens Residential and Commercial Presence in Pacific Northwest with Two Key Acquisitions | New

HOUSTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Dec. 2 2021–

Daikin North America LLC (Daikin) continued its ambitious customer-centric growth with the acquisition of Washington State companies Thermal Supply, Inc. and AirReps, LLC.

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Daikin North America LLC (Daikin) continued its ambitious customer-centric growth with the acquisition of Washington State companies Thermal Supply, Inc. and AirReps, LLC. Seattle-based Thermal Supply is the largest distributor of Daikin, Goodman® and Amana® branded residential and light commercial products in the Pacific Northwest. AirReps, based in Bellevue, Wash., Is the largest and oldest representative company for high-end HVAC equipment manufacturers in the Pacific Northwest. Daikin Industries, Ltd. (DIL) is a Fortune 1,000 company with more than 76,000 employees worldwide and is the world’s number one air conditioning company.

“We set out to work to become the clear leader in indoor air comfort solutions in North America,” said Takayuki (Taka) Inoue, executive vice president and director of sales and marketing. “We will continue our progress through strategic growth and a focused, holistic approach focused on excellence in everything from production, sustainability, innovation and quality to exceptional customer service. “

Based in Seattle, Washington, Thermal Supply is the world’s largest distributor of residential and light commercial products Daikin, Goodman®, and Amana® brand name products in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1947, Thermal Supply has sold Good man branded products since 2001 and Daikin branded products since 2014 at 24 locations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

AirReps, based near Bellevue, Wash., Is the largest and oldest representative company for high-end HVAC equipment manufacturers in the Pacific Northwest. Primarily serving the commercial, industrial and institutional sectors, AirReps was founded in 1950 and offers sales, warranty, support and customer training services focused on Daikin VRV and applied products.

“Bringing exceptional, knowledgeable and reliable companies such as Thermal Supply and AirReps into the Daikin Group will increase our presence and services in the region, from residential to commercial projects,” said Inoue.

Jeff Drees, EVP Sales, Marketing and Aftermarket, Daikin Applied, added that creating a great customer experience is at the heart of Daikin’s strategy. “We are testing many different marketing models to ensure we are delivering the best of Daikin to our customers. It is only by putting customers first that we will build our leadership position in North America.

These acquisitions are the latest in a period of strong business growth for Daikin that began in November 2020 with the acquisition of Supply of Equipment Stevens, LLC. In January 2021, Daikin announced the acquisition of Robinson Plumbing & Heating Supply Co., Inc., and the acquisition of the largest HVAC distributor in the New York metropolitan area, ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions.

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About Daikin

Daikin Industries, Ltd. (DIL) is a Fortune 1,000 company with more than 76,000 employees worldwide and is the world’s number 1 in air conditioning. Daikin North America LLC (DNA) is a subsidiary of DIL. A member of DIL, Houston-based Goodman Global, Inc. (Goodman) is a leading manufacturer of residential and light commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning products. Good man® Brand products are primarily sold through company-managed and independent distribution networks, with more than 1,000 distribution points in total in North America. The engineering and manufacturing of DNA and Goodman are located at Daikin Texas Technology Park near Houston, Texas. For more information, visit www.northamerica-daikin.com and www.goodmanmfg.com.

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