HOUSTON — Daikin Industries Ltd. (DIL) a manufacturer of heating, cooling and refrigerant products, continues to expand its business in North America. Daikin North America LLC, a subsidiary of DIL, recently announced that Thermaltech LLC will become Daikin's representative for VRV and light commercial product sales and support in western Pennsylvania, southeastern Ohio, northern West Virginia and western Maryland.

Thermaltech is a new mechanical equipment representative serving the western Pennsylvania region. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office began operations on June 1. Thermaltech is backed by Havtech, an HVAC manufacturer's representative in the Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia markets for more than 30 years.

Joe Roetering, Havtech's principal and president, also serves as Thermaltech's CEO and president. Roetering said, "Havtech is founded on innovative solutions and exceptional customer service. This is a great opportunity to extend these fundamental values to new customers."

“We have a strong, long-term commitment to our customers in North America and the commitment took on new meaning with the $3.7 billion purchase of Goodman Manufacturing in 2012 and continues today with the recent opening of the Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP),” said Takayuki (Taka) Inoue, executive vice president and president, Daikin Business Unit, Daikin North America LLC. “Located in Waller, Texas, just west of Houston, DTTP is the largest Daikin manufacturing facility in the world. Equivalent in size to 74 football fields, DTTP will be supported by more than 5,000 employees by 2018 and will be the source of many new innovative products – designed, engineered and manufactured for the North American market.