Wholesaler Kirby HVAC&R has announced it will join Beijer Ref Australia as an authorised distributor of Embraco products throughout Australia.
Kirby national sales and marketing manager Brett Hedge, M.AIRAH, says the extensive distribution channel offered by Kirby, coupled with the existing distribution within the Beijer Ref Australia business made it an ideal arrangement for the Embraco portfolio, part of Nidec Global Appliance.
“We are delighted to add Embraco to our portfolio,” says Hedge. “Kirby seeks to fulfil all our customers’ new project and product servicing needs. The addition of Embraco to the range strengthens our ability to do this.”
Embraco says the extended distribution agreement with Beijer Ref signifies another milestone for the group in the APAC region.
“Our focus is to deliver our innovative portfolio with our high standards of quality, reliability, competitiveness, and energy efficiency to the entire commercial refrigeration industry,” says Bruno Fogaça, Nidec Global Appliance account manager, Embraco portfolio Oceania and South Asia.
“With this new agreement, we are excited to make Embraco products even more accessible to Australian customers.”
Specialising in variable speed compressor technology, Embraco is a major player the transition to natural refrigerants, with compressors suited to low-GWP refrigerants and natural refrigerant R290.
Embraco says its condensing unit portfolio covers high-efficiency and easy-to-service systems for service cases, upright refrigerators, undercounter freezers, prep tables, reach-ins and merchandisers.