We will soon be India’s No. 1 AC: Hitoshi Tanaka
Visakhapatnam: Currently number 2 in the country’s air conditioning space Diakin has its eyes set on the number 1 slot. ‘Very soon we will be India’s no 1’ said Mr Hitoshi Tanaka, Deputy Managing Director Diakin Air conditioning India P Ltd.
In the city to inaugurate the Solutions plaza Mr Tanaka told Vizag Industrial Scan that the company has aggressive plans for the Indian market and that the Vizag Solutions plaza was a key step towards strengthening Diakin’s endeavour to be a main player in the consumer AC segment.
He further informed that Diakin has a manufacturing facility on the Delhi-Jaipur National highway with a capacity to produce half a million units. Going forward the company plans to expand this capacity. The company is estimating to close this year with sales of about four hundred thousand split AC’s pan India.
Headquartered in Gurgaon, Diakin Air Conditioning P Ltd has about 1800 people working for the company in India wherein 13 are Japanese expats.
It has 11 sales offices across the country and recently opened a new branch office in Vijayawada.
Stating on the importance of this region to the company he identified this region to be very interesting and said that many Japanese companies were looking at investing here.
Trade relations between the two countries he said are strong and with the recent developments would further aggrandize he stated.