AHI Carrier South Africa (Pty) Ltd. announces exclusive Toshiba Air Conditioning distributorship

Online since 30.11.2016 • Filed under Industry news
AHI Carrier South Africa (Pty) Ltd. announces exclusive  Toshiba Air Conditioning distributorship

Johannesburg, 30 November 2016 — AHI Carrier South Africa (Pty) Ltd. has announced that it will be the official distributor for Toshiba Air Conditioning of Japan in Southern Africa. The company introduced the latest SHRM-e Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) heat pump air-conditioning system from Toshiba at launch events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.

The countrywide launch events were attended by Ravi Hegde (GM, AHI Carrier FZC), Scott Meikle (MD, AHI South Africa), Jean-Francois Hendrickx (Sales & Marketing Director, Toshiba EMEA), Yuji Nishi (Sales Manager, TCTC Global Sales), and Martin Crute (Senior Project Engineer, Toshiba EMEA).

Meikle described the distributorship as “the latest feather-in-the-cap” for AHI Carrier South Africa (Pty) Ltd., a well-established leader in the local HVAC sector. The company has shown consistent year-on-year growth since 2011, with a number of high-profile projects under its belt in the region.

Toshiba Corporation, a diversified manufacturer of electronic and electrical products and systems, was established in 1875. It entered into a Joint Venture with Carrier Corporation in 1999 to form the Toshiba Carrier Corporation. This was aimed at boosting the company’s competitiveness by means of strategic cooperation from a global perspective.

Carrier is one of the world’s largest HVAC companies, while Toshiba is a leader in the residential and light commercial segment. Toshiba has prioritised design excellence and innovation for the past 30 years under the banner of ‘No Compromise. Only Quality’.

“Therefore the addition of the Toshiba range of air-conditioners to the product line-up of AHI Carrier South Africa will enhance its ‘total solutions’ approach significantly. It will also open up new market segments for both companies, leading to increased market share and a greater footprint throughout the region,” Meikle concluded.

About Toshiba

As a world leader in electronics, Toshiba is committed to delivering the highest standards of quality and innovation in all of the industries in which the company is a major player. These principles apply to the air-conditioning division, for which Toshiba continues to develop market-leading products suitable for residential and commercial applications. Toshiba has a passion for innovation, and constantly works to ensure that our air conditioners help protect the environment, while delivering reassurance and reliability to users around the world. Our environmental management system has earned ISO 14001 certification, and leads the industry with 14 environmental awards, including the Ministry of International Trade and Industry Prize in Japan. Toshiba has also received international praise for designing energy-efficient split and VRF products that operate on R410A refrigerant. All Toshiba systems are designed with emphasis on energy efficiency, reliability, aesthetics, and ease of installation.

About Carrier

Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.ahi-carriersa.co.za or follow @CarrierGreen on Twitter.

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