Sands International announces launch of Johnson Controls Hitachi ACs
Johnson Controls International (JCI), an air conditioning and refrigeration giant, and Sands International Oman (Sands), a diversified distribution company, have announced a partnership for distribution of Hitachi’s air conditioning products in Oman.
JCI is pleased to introduce a new line up of innovative and eco-friendly air conditioners for the Oman market. Hitachi’s expertise in cooling and refrigeration products, along with a world-class manufacturing and JCI’s robust R&D set-up will help provide the best cooling solutions to an ever growing consumer segment as well as commercial sector in the sultanate.
Sharon Shamsuddin, CEO of Sands Group, said, “Sands is privileged to partner with JCI to launch Hitachi’s range of air conditioning products in Oman. We believe that the Consumers and Commercial customers of sultanate shall immensely benefit from the state-of-the-art cooling products designed with decades of experience of Hitachi.”
Sands Oman is one of the leading distribution company in the sultanate and has diversified interests in IT, Telecom and Consumer electronics and home appliances. Sands Group, headquartered in Dubai, has wide network of representative offices within the GCC and India.
Rajesh Kochar, GM Operations of Sands, said, “Sands always takes pride in offering our partners and customers in Oman the best of products and we are sure the Hitachi ACs with R410A-based refrigerant will help offer efficient cooling and also contribute to the green environment in Oman.”
By leveraging the synergy of service networks, business understanding and logistics, Sands and JCI will provide bespoke delivery services to customers within the stipulated time and create the best user experience, thanks to the connectivity between operations networks across the region.
Haruo Toda, head, Global Sales of Johnson Controls Hitachi, said, “We are delighted to partner with Sands Oman to offer our world-class range of ACs. All of our products are coming in with the latest R410A technology and 100 per cent copper piping which will offer better environment and effective cooling.”
Satyajeet Vengurlekar, area manager of JCI, said, “We have chosen Sands as a strategic partner for strengthening our offerings in Oman market and we stand committed to make sure that we support this endeavour.”
Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning was established in 2015 as a joint venture between Johnson Controls Inc and Hitachi Appliances Inc. JCI has a 130 year history in cooling products across 150 countries. Sands Oman is a part of Sands Group Dubai. Sands International was established in October 2013.