About Daikin

We are committed to elevating the quality of air in homes, businesses, and public spaces. As a global leader in HVAC&R applications, we strive to leverage the insights and innovations of Daikin worldwide to create better indoor environments across North America.

Invested in North America

Daikin plants deep roots wherever we operate, making material contributions with the mindset of advancing sustainability and building thriving communities. To date, we've invested more than $7 billion in people and facilities. (*U.S. data)

Years In North America

25 +

Total Investments*

$ 7 B+

Employees*

20 K+

FY21 Sales (¥840.5B, $1=¥112)*

$ 7.5 B

Our Leadership

At Daikin, we are committed to the future of North America, our employees and communities, consumers and partners, and the air management industry as a whole.

Jeff Drees

President and CEO of Daikin Applied Americas, Inc.

Satoru Akama

CEO of Daikin Comfort Technologies North America, Inc.

A History of Innovation

From equipment to refrigerant, Daikin is an industry leader working to develop perspective innovations that create superior comfort while increasing environmental sustainability.

1924

Daikin's history begins with the manufacture of aircraft radiator tubes

1924

1938

In 1938, Daikin achieved a Japanese first with the delivery of "Mifujirator," a refrigeration unit using fluorocarbon refrigerant.

1938

1951

Daikin develops Japan's first packaged air conditioner and enables turn-key operation.

1951

1969

Apollo 11 Mission to the moon uses AAF Filters

1969

1982

Multi-split type air conditioner is developed. This allowed for multiple rooms to be air conditioned and was an instant hit.

1982

1997

World's first production plant for next-generation refrigerant R-32

1997

1999

World’s first Split System with built-in humidification launched

1999

2010

Rebel® system first to meet U.S. Department of Energy Rooftop Challenge

2010

2012

World’s first R-32 unit commercially launched

2012

2015

Established Technology and Innovation Center, a new core base of Daikin group’s research and new technology development

2015

2017

Opened the Daikin North American Research and Development Center (NARDC) at Daikin Texas Technology Park

2017

2019

Launched its first smart thermostat, an intelligent home air controller

2019

2019

Daikin group in the U.S. announced it would adopt R-32 and develop ducted and ductless residential, light commercial, and applied products using R-32

2019

Our Vision and Values

Our vision at Daikin is to help support human health and comfort by developing future innovative air solutions with a reduced impact on the planet.

People Centered Management

Our culture of People Centered Management is built upon the belief that the diversity and unlimited potential of our people are our greatest strengths.