Daikin to establish its third R&D center in India

Meenakshi Verma Ambwani | | Updated on: Aug 17, 2022
An employee works on an outdoor unit of a split system air conditioner on an assembly line at the Daikin Air Conditioning India Pvt. factory in the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation’s (RIICO) industrial complex in Neemrana, Rajasthan.

An employee works on an outdoor unit of a split system air conditioner on an assembly line at the Daikin Air Conditioning India Pvt. factory in the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation’s (RIICO) industrial complex in Neemrana, Rajasthan.

Will investment ₹500 crore to develop the new centre at Neemrama, Rajasthan

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In line with making India an export hub, Daikin India plans to set up a new R&D centre at Neemrama, Rajasthan. It will invest ₹500 crore in the centre over the next three years. This is the third R&D centre of the Japanese air-conditioner major.

The company plans to employ more than 250 engineers at the new R&D center that will have 22 new testing facilities. Spread across 24,000 sq.ft, the new R&D center will be operational by 2023.

KJ Jawa, Chairman & Managing Director, Daikin India said, “The new R&D centre showcases our commitment towards the Indian market. The centre will look at building products that focuses on creating sustainable and environment friendly technologies for the global consumers.”

“Daikin took the pioneering step to invest in setting up the multiple HVAC and refrigeration R&D capabilities, and establish India as a ‘reliable’ manufacturing destination to drive exports across the globe. We have been focusing on reducing our environmental impact through extensive research and development, culminating innovative and path breaking products,” he added. 

Srinivas Reddy, Vice President, R&D, Daikin India added, “We at Daikin strongly believe in constant innovation and this R&D centre will help us to put our channelized effort in conceptualization of products that are technologically advanced and sustainable. India is a critical market for us.”

Published on August 17, 2022
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