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Johnson Controls Expands Applied Systems Focus on Taiwan Market

Chillers, Air-Handling Units and other Applied Equipment will have stronger presence

Milwaukee – (January 28, 2019) – As Johnson Controls - Hitachi Air Conditioning has continually grown its presence in the Taiwan market with the expansion of our world-class HVAC offerings, the Johnson Controls Applied Systems business is also now on a strong growth path to provide this market with an even broader platform of commercial equipment and customer-centered services.

Johnson Controls, in partnership with Johnson Controls-Hitachi, is pleased to announce that it is expandingits focus on its Applied Systems business: chillers, air-handling equipment and service. Customers and channel partners in the Taiwan market will now benefit from a more robust platform of industry-leading applied solutions, such as:

  • Centrifugal chillers: The award-winning YORK® YZ magnetic-bearing centrifugal chiller – our industry-leading platform recently expanded to more than 1,350 tons of refrigeration – as well as our well-established platform of YORK YK centrifugal chillers
  • Scroll chillers: The award-winning YORK® YVAA variable speed drive screw chiller, as well as other scroll offerings
  • Air-Handling Units: Our full line of YORK® AHU HVAC systems

“Customers in the Taiwan market have been asking for more of our applied solutions, and we’ve been listening,” says Bill Jackson, president, Global Products, Building Technologies & Solutions at Johnson Controls. “Throughout the world, buildings are decreasing their energy usage and increasing their energy efficiency, thanks to industry-leading products and building technologies, like the new YORK® YZ chiller, and we’re delighted to bring these world-class products and solutions to the Taiwan market, in partnership with Johnson Controls - Hitachi.”

Not only will these customers now have greater access to leading-edge Johnson Controls HVACR equipment – they will be able to make their buildings, campuses and enterprises more efficient, comfortable and sustainable than ever before.

“No company offers the breadth of building solutions that Johnson Controls provides, and our track record for customer-centered innovation is unmatched,” says Visal Leng, president, Asia Pacific, Building Technologies & Solutions at Johnson Controls. “We have contributed to the construction of many iconic landmarks in Asia: Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, Hong Kong International Finance Center (II), Taipei 101 and the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, just to name a few. Our Asia Pacific headquarters in Shanghai is one of the most sustainable facilities on earth, having received several top global energy efficiency awards including: IFC-World Bank Group’s EDGE Certification, U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Platinum Certification and the China Green Building Design Label Three Star Certification.

We bring that same level of commitment to customers throughout Asia Pacific, including the Taiwan market.”

To learn more about our Asia Pacific headquarters, and how it serves as shining example for buildings around the world, watch a video produced by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

About Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions

Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions is making the world safer, smarter and more sustainable – one building at a time. Our technology portfolio integrates every aspect of a building – whether security systems, energy management, fire protection or HVACR – to ensure that we exceed customer expectations at all times. We operate in more than 150 countries through our unmatched network of branches and distribution channels, helping building owners, operators, engineers and contractors enhance the full lifecycle of any facility. Our arsenal of brands includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, YORK®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Titus®, Frick®, PENN®, Sabroe®, Simplex® and Grinnell®. For more information, visit or follow @Johnsoncontrols on Twitter.


Ryan Nolan

Global Public Relations Program Manager

Johnson Controls, Building Technologies & Solutions

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