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Embraco aims to double sales with sustainability focus

Refrigeration supplier Embraco has announced a bold plan to double its net sales by 2027, with the brand shifting its focus towards sustainability and interconnectivity. The move will see the company – a subsidiary of Brazilian-owned Nidec Global Appliance – change its approach to both product development and branding, with Embraco hoping that highlighting its […]

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Kirby HVAC&R to distribute Embraco portfolio

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 […]

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Nidec Global Appliance announces new president

Nidec Global Appliance, a global provider of solutions for the residential and commercial appliances industries, has appointed Guilherme Almeida as the new president of its worldwide operations. With 11,000 employees across nine countries, the company produces and commercialises Embraco refrigeration solutions and Nidec motors for washing machines, dryers and dishwashers. Almeida, an engineer, started his career […]

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Embraco expands condensing unit portfolio

Embraco has launched three lines of condensing units for the Australian and New Zealand markets in partnership with Beijer Ref Australia. The products were showcased at ARBS 2022, where contractors, refrigeration technicians and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) were able to inspect the Sunrise, Bioma and Sliding units. Sunrise: a line-up created for the Australian weather […]

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Nidec motors used in Xiaomi appliances

Nidec Global Appliance and smartphone and hardware manufacturer Xiaomi have closed an agreement that will see Xiaomi refrigerators and washing machines use Embraco compressors and Nidec motors. “Xiaomi always pursues the best technology in the industry, and this agreement recognises the leading market position of Nidec and our portfolio of products and brands, such as […]

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Embraco set for $70 million expansion

Nidec Global Appliance is investing US$70 million (AU$92.2 million) to increase Embraco compressors’ production capacity. The investment is expected to allow an annual capacity increase of more than 10 million units and better distribution worldwide. The increase adds to the current capacity of 45 million compressors and condensing units per year, and will be achieved […]

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Nidec celebrates 50 years of Embraco

Nidec Global Appliance has celebrated the 50th anniversary of Embraco, one of the company’s global brands in refrigeration technology for the home appliance and commercial cold chain markets. Embraco was integrated into the Nidec Global Appliance division, following its acquisition by Nidec Corporation in July 2019. Nidec Global Appliance is organised into three business units: […]