GERMANY/CHINA: German compressor manufacturer Bitzer is establishing a joint enterprise in Jiangsu in eastern China to manufacture scaled-down ability rotary compressors.
The new 90,000m2 plant is at this time below design on a 160,000m2 site with output scheduled to start in the initial 50 percent of 2022. In the beginning up to 3 million rotary compressors for each calendar year will be made to provide solely to the Chinese market place in Zhenjiang. In the long phrase, the creation of up to 6 million compressors a 12 months is prepared.
“A lot is modifying in China at the minute,” commented Rainer Große-Kracht, vice chairman of Bitzer’s government board and main technologies officer. “The need for air conditioning is growing and the decarbonization of heating cannot be stopped in China possibly, so the demand from customers for compact- and significant-capacity heat pumps will mature enormously.” China currently accounts for extra than 85% of the world’s demand from customers for rotary compressors.
Bitzer entered China in 1994, and operates 3 factories in Beijing, making reciprocating, screw and scroll compressors.