Hyderabad,19th October 2023 Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt Ltd., and Sri Comforts – Hyderabad headquartered two decade old largest authorized Daikin dealer and air conditioning solution provider in South India, unveiled the first and the largest full-line showroom of Daikin in South India, Sri Comfort Air Products & Services. Mr Kanwaljeet Jawa, Chairman and Managing Director, Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt. Ltd., formally inaugurated the facility established by Sri Comforts, today at SP Road, Secunderabad. Mr B. Kalyanaraman, CEO, Sri Comforts; Mr. N. Kutumba Rao, Regional Director, South, Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt Ltd.; Mr Sanjay Goel, Sr Vice President, Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt Ltd., and Ms P Vasundara, Partner, Sri Comforts; were present on the occasion.
The one of its kind showroom in Hyderabad, offers comprehensive range of Daikin products and services under one roof. Daikin, from Japan, is the leading innovator and provider of advanced high quality air conditioning solutions for residential, commercial and industrial segments.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Kanwaljeet Jawa said, world is going through challenging times, but India’s growth story still remains robust, as India climbs to be among the top five economies of the world powered by manufacturing, agriculture, real estate development, servicing and particularly IT sectors, we are getting ready for an explosive growth phase. Twelve years ago when I came here for opening of the first solution plaza for Sri Comforts, their turnover was Rs 12 crores, and in the twelve years since, Sri Comforts grew by ten times. The growth of Daikin has been in the same legacy, in the last 14 years Daikin India has surpassed more than 15 competitors to become the number one HVAC brand in India. We are a global company operating in 150 countries, in India we crossed a turnover of one billion last year, we are known as an unicorn now. The secret behind this is primarily agility, adoptability, mass manufacturing, localisation, local engineers R&D, brand building and the most important is the distribution and people management. We operate in a manner that our partners are our extended arms and they are our extended family. Individually you can break barriers, but collectively you can create new horizons, that is what Sri Comfort displayed in the last twelve years, in line with the company’s growth. Humble beginnings has led us from prominence to dominance, with a widest range of our HVAC products, which you can see from 0.7 ton room air conditioners to 2700 tons chillers. These are tailor made to compliment the needs of Indian customers and the climatic conditions. Distribution development, dealers consolidation and dealer loyalty programs are key to our market success. Our solution plazas are our pride and is the strategy for going to the customers and these are the Daikin wheels of success and they bring the customers closer to the brand by way of providing an opportunity to experience our products and services. Daikin’s solution plazas have become synonymous in delivering the Daikin promise of superior technology, world class products and unmatched services to over 1.2 Bn Indian population. We have 4.5 mn customers today connected through our Daikin solution plazas and Daikin dealers. Today, Daikin is ready to take on the world with its manufacturing capabilities and the best price proposition to serve the world through high decibel exports. In the next five years Daikin will take advantage of the PLI schemes and other growth promoting Government schemes to invest and develop India as the manufacturing Mecca for the world.
The new facility showcases Daikin’s advanced technology air conditioning solutions including split ACs, Ductable ACs, VRVs for commercial spaces, Cassette ACs, Deep Freezers, Chillers, Air Handling Units, Refrigeration and cold Storage Equipment and more. The Showroom is equipped to serve the requirements of retail customers and high-end cooling systems requisites of specialized and niche patrons.
Our two decades of extensive expertise from conceiving to commissioning air conditioning and HVAC projects, enables us to provide solutions for the most complex, specialized and niche requirements. Its clients from far and wide who reach out seeking our services, enabling us to expand our client base across geographies, says Mr Kalyanaraman. This showroom has an extensive range of products and solutions, it enables customers to experience the product and take a call on choosing the right solution for them.
Mr N. Kutumba Rao said, Daikin known for the highest standard of quality is in itself the best deal customers can get. During this festive season, in addition we have variety of offers including EMI or cash back options, also have an exchange offer of Rs 6000/- for their old AC. Daikin is number one brand in the world, in India and Hyderabad. The reason being the highest quality standards maintained, coming from Japan, who are known for not compromising on the quality. Daikin has an expertise of over hundred years, we brought the R32 gas for the first time in the world, VRV technology was first introduced by Daikin, inverter technology was introduced by us for the first time. Daikin is always in the forefront in introducing innovative technology in air conditioning. Our hallmark is also after sales service. Power saving is one of the critical features Daikin is known for. Daikin established its first manufacturing plant two decades ago at Neemrana in Rajasthan, five years ago another plant was established, the third plant is being commissioned in Andhra Pradesh in Sri City. This is a huge plant in 100 acres land involving an investment of Rs 2000 crs., to produce 20 lakh air conditioners. The new plant will be inaugurated on November 23rd, 2023, which will enable to service the needs of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Sri Comforts, since its inception in 2001, has done extensive air conditioning and HVAC work in South India ranging over 80,000 HP VRV, 15000 tons of duct ACs, and the sale of over 30,000 split ACs. Its clientele range from large manufacturing plants, hospitals, government office, and educational institutions to high-end residential villas.
Sri Comfort has a presence through its offices at Hyderabad (H.O), Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Tirupati, Khammam, Vizag, Vijayawada and Rajahmundry. A network of over 210 engineers from Sri Comforts, service clients’ needs across all these cities and neighboring geographies.
According to Mr Kalyanaraman, Sri Comforts will be spreading its footprint across all major cities pan South India and in the immediate future will have offices at Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Kurnool, Anantapur, Madurai and Mangalore.
Sri Comforts has an excellent track record of servicing top-notch clients including some prominent ones like Telangana Secretariat, Raj Bhavan, Tech Mahindra, Google, Wells Fargo, ADP, Hyderabad Metro Rail, AP Assembly, AP Secretariat and many more prestigious projects.