Daikin Applied Europe S.p.A, headquartered in Rome, Italy, part of the global Daikin Group, announces that it has acquired UK company Brooktherm Refrigeration Ltd (“Brooktherm”). Brooktherm will then be managed by Daikin Applied (UK) Ltd and will strengthen the service and maintenance capability across the UK to benefit all customers.
Established in 2000, Brooktherm is a leading provider of industrial refrigeration and HVAC services, primarily in the Northwest of the UK. It provides a full scope of turnkey projects and services, including the design and supply of bespoke maintenance and service supported by a complete portfolio of spares. Brooktherm will maintain its trading name as a member of the Daikin Group.
The acquisition of Brooktherm marks another step in Daikin’s strategy to develop its Industrial HVAC projects and solutions capability while strengthening its technical knowledge in preparation for new innovations such as natural refrigerants.
Daikin Applied (UK) in association with its service division, Daikin Applied Service, and Brooktherm, will be able to consolidate its position as a leading provider of service and maintenance solutions for a wide temperature range of products covering refrigeration, process cooling and industrial HVAC applications.
We are very pleased to confirm that Brooktherm’s current Directors, Jamie and Daniel Keating, will continue to be involved in the management of the company and not only continue to support its existing customer base but also drive growth and development with the support of a global owner.
Jamie Keating commented, “The acquisition by Daikin Applied is an important step for Brooktherm Refrigeration and will provide the investment needed for significant expansion and growth across the UK. We are excited about this new chapter in our company and are eager to combine our skills and strengths for the benefit of our customers”.
Claudio Capozio, CEO of Daikin Applied Europe S.p.A added “We are pleased to welcome Brooktherm to the Daikin family. The Brooktherm acquisition is an important progression that complements and strengthens Daikin’s established applied sales and service organisation within the UK. Brooktherm has a wealth of knowledge in service, maintenance and turn-key installation projects, and brings a high level of technical expertise across all HVAC areas. We look forward to this acquisition enhancing our ability to support our customers with the premium service that both Daikin and Brooktherm are renowned for.”
About Daikin Applied Europe S.p.A.
Daikin Applied Europe is based in Italy, in Ariccia (Rome). It is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries. It represents the competence centre in Europe for the design and production of chillers, heat pumps, air handling units, compressors and inverter drives. Daikin Applied Europe products are well appreciated all over the world, and cover cooling, heating and ventilation needs of many different buildings and applications. Its product portfolio goes from 10 to 11000 kW cooling capacity, and from 200 to 144000 m3/h of air flow for ventilation. The company has over 800 employees, and 3 manufacturing sites in Italy. More information at:https://www.daikinapplied.eu/
About Daikin Applied UK
Daikin Applied UK (DAPUK), formerly known as McQuay UK Ltd is the market leader in energy-efficient air handling units (AHU), chillers, and heat pumps and specialises in large-scale bespoke projects from data centres and hospitals to pharmaceutical facilities and process cooling.
DAPUK offers world-leading end-to-end HVAC solutions with an after-sales service of full life cycle care through Daikin Applied Service.
Through its extensive manufacturing facility in Cramlington, Northumberland, DAPUK manufactures air handling units from Modular heat recovery units to fully bespoke design solutions. DAPUK also provides a full supply and installation service across the entire product range and is supported by the head office in Rome, which is responsible for the development and manufacturing of chiller products.
About Daikin Industries Ltd.
DAPUK is part of Daikin Industries Ltd, headquartered in Osaka, Japan. The company employs over 89,000 employees and recently generated a worldwide turnover of 25.2 billion euros, making it the global leading company in the field of air conditioning.