China

2011.09.22

Statement regarding Shanghai automotive battery plant

On Sept. 13, the Pudong New Area government requested that Johnson Controls suspend lead-related production in our Shanghai plant as we have achieved our lead quota for the year. As a responsible corporate citizen, we have complied with this request. Recent news coverage about this suspension in production has included some inaccuracies we would like to clarify. For example, as a separate issue, ...

2011.09.07

Airwell Launches AWSC Water-cooled Screw Chillers

The Airwell Group has launched its AWSC water-cooled screw chillers recently. The series stick closely to the national standards ‘water-source heat pump’ (GB/T 19409-2003) and mainly used by water- an...

2011.09.12

Sales of Inverter ACs Increase by 109% in June

In June 2011, the sales of inverter air conditioners totaled 3.4 million units, an increase of 109% compared with the same month last year. In the first half of 2011, the market share of inverter air conditioners grew quickly to 36.4% for domestic sales. Leading manufacturers, especially Gree and Midea, have been actively promoting inverter air conditioners, and in the first six months of 2011, Gr...

2011.09.11

Hefei Gree: 8.8 Million RAC Sales Goal Completed Ahead of Sc

Established in 2006, Hefei Gree is an independent subsidiary of Zhuhai Gree Electric Appliances. At the end of 2010, the company started construction of a commercial air conditioner production line and upgrading of its room air conditioner production line. It is estimated that after the two projects are put into operation, an annual output value of RMB 10 billion (about US$ 1.5 billion) is expecte...

2011.09.16

Fujitsu General Jiangyin Branch Store Opens

Fujitsu General’s Jiangyin Zhouzhuang central air conditioner branch store opened on July 25, 2011. The director of the operation division of Fujitsu General Central Air-Conditioner (Wuxi) attended th...

2011.09.08

China Fluorine Chemical Annual Output Reaches 3 Million Tons

With the assistance of national incentive policies, China’s f luorine chemical industry has entered a fast growing period. In the ‘12th Five-Year Plan Fluorine Chemical Development Forum’ held in Shao...

2011.09.09

Aux and Renesas to Create Joint Lab

Aux Air Conditioner will cooperate with Renesas, a premiere supplier of semiconductors, to set up a joint laboratory, showing that Renesas’ advanced integrated circuit technology will be applied to Au...

2011.09.03

Yantai Ebara Wins Bid for Power Plant in Hebei

A contract-signing ceremony for absorption heat pump chillers using the waste heat of the circulating water of the Xintai Guotai Power Company was held at Yantai Ebara’s factory. Cai Xinlian, general ...

2011.09.10

Gree R290 ACs Go into Mass Production

As refrigerant R22 is going to be prohibited soon, R290, a hydrocarbon refrigerant with zero ozone depletion potential (ODP) and low global warming potential (GWP), has attracted the attention of the ...

2011.09.04

Forecast of China’s AC Market RY 2012

The calendar year August 2011 marks the beginning of the 2012 refrigeration year (RY). Facing the pressure of rising raw materials cost, excessive production capacity, and intensified inflation, the m...

2011.09.05

Gree’s Chongqing Manufacturing Base Starts Construction

Air conditioning industry giant Gree’s Chongqing manufacturing base at Liangjiang area broke ground on August 3. With a total investment of RMB 5 billion (US$ 780 million), the new factory will serve ...

2011.09.18

Johnson Controls to Build $100 Million Start-Stop Battery Pl

FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to increasing global demand for high-quality automotive batteries for environmentally friendly Start-Stop technology, Johnson Controls is investing $100 million to build a Start-Stop vehicle battery plant in China. The plant will supply global and local automakers in Asia and is expected to start production in early 2013. Johnson Controls, th...

 
 
 
 
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