SAO PAULO, Brazil - Embraco, a manufacturer of refrigeration compressors, launched its highest-efficiency mini compressor, the EMD, in China.

With the coefficient of performance (COP) reaching 2.10 W/W, the EMD product is tailored for household applications in China but will be promoted to other markets in the world as well.

In order to meet the increasing demand for variable-speed refrigerator compressors in the Chinese market, Embraco also intends to enhance the production capacity of the Embraco VCC compressor. In 2010, its production capacity of this compressor will reach 800,000 units.

Embraco has been increasing its production capacity for Chinese operation year over year. In April, the company announced that its annual production capacity will increase from 6.6 million units in 2008 to 8.6 million compressors in 2010.

Publication date:05/31/2010