Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating Opens Engineering Center in Georgia

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

SUWANEE, Ga., November 28, 2011 - Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Mitsubishi Electric) announced today the opening of an industry-first Engineering Center in Duluth, Ga. The Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating Engineering Center is the only dedicated facility in the United States geared toward developing split-ductless and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology solutions specifically for the North American market.

"Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating's parent corporation, Mitsubishi Electric, Tokyo, realizes there is enormous potential in the North American market for products based on split-ductless and VRF technology," says Bill Rau, senior vice president and general manager, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating. "The Engineering Center will give Mitsubishi Electric a serious competitive advantage, as we can develop split-ductless and VRF technologies more closely aligned with the unique needs of American customers."

The Engineering Center, which opened on April 1, 2011, houses Mitsubishi Electric application support, as well as the company industry and government relations departments. By housing these groups in a single building, Mitsubishi Electric can accelerate domestic product development. Working closely with Mitsubishi Electric's product marketing, sales and other technical teams, these groups will begin to define and develop future HVAC solutions for the U.S. market.

"This center represents the first of many steps Mitsubishi Electric is taking to solidify a stronghold in the North American marketplace," continues Rau. "The company is committed to providing the American market with exactly what they need to live better and more comfortably."

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About Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, headquartered in Suwanee, Ga., is a division of Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc. For more than 30 years, the division has been a leading marketer of intelligent air-conditioning and heating technology, manufactured by its parent corporation, Mitsubishi Electric. The Division's market distribution includes North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 1982, Mitsubishi Electric was the first to introduce its state-of-the-art split-ductless air conditioners and heat pumps in North America. The company soon expanded, adding to its product line CITY MULTI® variable refrigerant flow (VRF) zoning heat pump systems that use INVERTER technology and offer simultaneous cooling capabilities; compressors; and a full line of air-conditioning accessories. Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating products have won numerous awards for innovation and excellence, including the 2012 BuildingGreen Top-10 Products Award for split-ductless and VRF systems and the 2011 AHR Expo Product of the Year Award for the Dedicated Outdoor Air System. For more information, visit or follow Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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