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With Zanotti, Daikin enters the complete cold chain

Daikin invited a group of more than 100 dealers, installers, designers and consultants from over 14 countries to its European Refrigeration Days in Bologna, close to the Zanotti factory. The objective of the event was to provide latest product line-up information on refrigeration solutions including Zanotti, as well as important legislative updates.


Vienna, December 21st 2017 – In 2017 the yearly Daikin event, which was initiated in 2010, took place from November 29th to December 1st in Bologna, Italy in geographical proximity to the company headquarter of Zanotti, which since 2016 is a part of the Daikin group. With the acquisition of Zanotti Daikin expanded its product range while continuing to enhance its market position as a comprehensive air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturer.  „The refrigeration market has been changing rapidly these last years. In fact, we do not only want to be active in the commercial refrigeration market but see it as our mission to enter the complete cold chain “, Niko Baekelandt, manager of the Refrigeration Department at Daikin Europe emphasized during the event.

The goal of the event was to provide latest product line-up information on refrigeration solutions including a presentation of the recently launched Daikin Mini-ZEAS, important legislative updates which influence use of refrigerants and energy efficiency as well as an introduction to the Daikin manufacturing philosophy. The company also provided an outlook on its future refrigeration solution roadmap reflecting the latest legislative developments in a fast changing environment.

The Daikin dealers and consultants also had the opportunity to visit the Zanotti factory in Pegognaga, which is home to production lines for stationary as well as transport refrigeration equipment. As an add-on, the guests were invited to get a glimpse of other high technology during a visit of the Ferrari museum in Maranello.


Covering all aspects of the cold chain with Zanotti

Since the acquisition of Zanotti in 2016 Daikin can provide a diverse product line-up for all aspects of the cold chain that extend from those used in food production and transportation (overland shipping) to those found at retailers. Zanotti manufactures a wide range of stationary refrigeration systems. This includes solutions in monoblock and split designs for any capacity, condensing units and racks for single or multiple users. These systems are used in restaurants, super- and hypermarkets, grocery stores, distribution centers and fresh food processing plants. Special air treatment systems are available for maturing of salamis and cheeses, wine conservation and refinement, silos cooling for grain and seeds. Next to the commercial product range, Zanotti has a complete range for transport refrigeration and industrial refrigeration for applications such as the food industry, clean rooms, ice skating rinks and others.

With Zanotti, Daikin expands its refrigeration business in Europe with the goal of continuing its business foundation as a total solution provider for air conditioning and refrigeration. 


DAIKIN Airconditioning Central Europe
Daikin Airconditioning Central Europe was founded in 1999 with its headquarter in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria. The product portfolio comprises products and solutions for heating, cooling, ventilation, airconditioning and refrigeration. Roughly 230 employees are in charge of the sales and service activities in 15 countries in Central- and Eastern Europe (Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldavia, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania).
About Daikin Europe N.V.
Daikin Europe N.V. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited and a major European producer of air conditioners, heating systems and refrigeration equipment, with approximately 6946 employees throughout Europe and major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Turkey and the UK.
Globally, Daikin is renowned for its pioneering approach to product development and the unrivalled quality and versatility of its integrated solutions. With more than 90 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of heating and cooling technologies, Daikin is a market leader in heat pump technology.
Press contact:
Marijke Slijkhuis
Marketing & Communication, Daikin Airconditioning Central Europe HandelsgmbH
Tel.: 43 0)2236 32557-175
campus 21, Europaring F12/402, 2345 Brunn am Gebirge, Austria  

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