History of Daikin Innovation

Daikin history is also the history of air conditioning.Read about its 90 fascinating years here.

Daikin Industries Limited founded in Osaka

Daikin's history began with the manufacture of aircraft radiator tubes.

First heat pump type packaged air conditioner developed

The new "Mifujirator".

The new "Mifujirator" enabled turn-key operation due to automatic control of the compressor, condenser, and fan.

Up until now, high expertise and technical skill was required to operate conventional air conditioning equipment.

Clark Daikin Pty Ltd established in Sydney

Began importing and selling cool-only single split type air conditioners in Australia

Clark Daikin Pty Ltd changed
name to Daikin Australia Ltd

Daikin launches VRV, the innovative commercial multi-split type air conditioning system

Daikin Australia begins local production of Comfort Zone and Ducted Fan Coil Units

Daikin's first inverter type air conditioner is marketed

Daikin commences operations in Auckland, New Zealand

Daikin inverter wall mounted split system air conditioners are launched in Australia

Daikin Australia launches the Inverter ducted air conditioning range – an industry first

Department of Design and Development established in Australia

Daikin Industries Limited acquires McQuay International

Opening of Daikin Australia's first full scale manufacturing facility in Sydney

Committing to the local production of ducted air conditioning systems.

Completion of new energy efficient head office building in Sydney

Daikin Australia's head office building achieved a 5 star NABERS rating.

Daikin Australia wins the inaugural ARBS HVAC Project Excellence Award

Daikin Industries Limited acquires US company, Goodman Manufacturing Limited

Goodman Logo

Introduced US7, the first 7 star energy efficient split system air conditioner, into the Australian market

2013 Daikin Air conditioners

Daikin Industries celebrates its founding in Osaka in 1924

Forests for the air

Daikin's "Forests for the air" project seeks to conserve forests covering some 11 million hectares in seven locations around the world.

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Daikin’s Zena, is
launched in Australia

Daikin Nexura is launched in Australia

The only air conditioner that features a radiant heating panel.

Daikin offers worldwide free access to patents for equipment using next generation refrigerant, R32.

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Daikin completes construction of $300M USD "Technology and Innovation Center"

Serving as the hub of innovation, the Technology and Innovation Center assembles the best and brightest from around the world, both inside and outside the group, and provides them with the latest in research and testing facilities.

Opening of Daikin Park, a 33,278sqm facility in South West Sydney

Located at Warwick Farm, NSW, 'Daikin Park' is a purpose-built facility which includes a distribution centre, training centre, transport hub, factory and assembly line, as well as one of Australia's largest air conditioner warehouses which will house finished goods, accessories, spare parts, raw materials and more. Daikin hopes that this new facility will improve our goods and services capabilities.

Daikin commences local factory expansion

The increase in Daikin Australia's local facility will provide the ability to maintain high levels of innovation and quality control, as well as increase employment opportunities in Australia.

Daikin receives Australian Made certification on products produced in Australia

Daikin celebrates 50 years in Australia

2013 Daikin Air conditioners

Why choose Daikin?

Experts in Air Conditioning

Experts in Air Conditioning

Specialist Dealer Network

Specialist Dealer Network

Quality After Sales Support

Quality After Sales Support

Sensitive Choice® Approved

Sensitive Choice® Approved

Where to buy Daikin

A Daikin Specialist Dealer will assess, plan and install the right air conditioning solution for you, with creativity and sensitivity to the needs of your family or business.

*All appointed Daikin specialist dealers are independently owned and operated businesses
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