Hitachi’s Chennai connect!

Air conditioning brand opens centre of excellence in city.
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Hitachi Air Conditioning India Limited, introduced its new south zone engineering excellence center in Chennai to further strengthen the company’s leadership in the market. The company has also invested in its research and development facility.

Speaking on the occasion, Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning, global CEO, Franz Cerwinka, said, ‘It has been a great journey for us in India. Furthermore, we have plans to strengthen our operations in the country by fueling it with cutting-edge training facilities. With an aim to enhance and expand business and take it to a completely different level, the establishment of these excellence centers is our first step towards achieving our long-term goal to be the fastest growing HVAC Company globally. Going forward, we will continue undertaking more such initiatives with strong commitment and dedication offering for the best to our customers as well as our employees.’

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Company’s managing director, Gurmeet Singh said, ‘The Indian HVAC industry has been going through a dearth of skilled and expert engineers and technicians and with the establishment of the engineering excellence center for the brand in India, we are very confident that we will not only be able to improve customer experience but also improve the standard of quality in the industry overall. We see our initiative in line with the government’s skill India project as the technicians usually lack a formal training or course needed to become a subject matter expert, and with our training centers we are not only enabling them but also improving their quality of life.’

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