Daikin inaugurates its first training center in Nigeria
Daikin, the leading innovator and global provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications, announced the opening of its first training center in Nigeria, in partnership with ETIWA TECH LTD/GTE (located at Destiny Homes Estate 11, Engineer Toriola Street Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State). ETIWA TECH is a non-profit institute, a leader in providing quality technical vocational training and workforce development. Together with Daikin & ETIWA, the new development center will be an extension of Daikin’s expertise and know-how to further develop skills and knowledge in the market.
As Africa is a key market for growth and expansion, the opening of Daikin’s new training center aims to provide the knowledge and expertise needed to train a generation of well-equipped technicians and installers. in Nigeria. Furthermore, the partnership aims to continue Daikin’s corporate social responsibility policy.
Masaaki Miyatake, Chairman and Chairman of Daikin MEA said, “With the opening of the new training center, Daikin aims to grow further and meet the growing needs of the Nigerian market. As we continually introduce energy-efficient technologies and products that ensure the best air quality and comfort, we maintain our commitment to contributing to society and developing the knowledge and expertise to develop the skills of people. We look forward to expanding our expertise in the market and providing top-level environment-friendly air conditioning systems. »
Daikin aims to create a cleaner environment in the African region by appointing new distribution partners and establishing more training centers in Africa to strive for access to better air quality and energy efficiency , while simultaneously strengthening after-sales service and support. With a strong localization strategy, Daikin focuses on sustainability, IAQ, raising awareness of healthy living environment and introducing new inverter R32 product solutions.
Jody Adewale, Managing Director of Etiwa Tech, said: “The HVAC industry has seen new technological advances in recent years. New products and solutions are introduced to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction. Daikin is at the forefront of these innovative technologies such as the VRV system. This partnership aims to ensure that we train and develop HVAC technicians using the latest technology to produce qualified personnel capable of providing good quality work for the industry.
Earlier in 2020, Daikin MEA opened its first sales office in Lagos, Nigeria. Following the expansion strategy in Africa, the brand aims to be closer to customers, meeting all needs.