Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today it is to acquire
its Turkish air conditioning distributor, Klima Plus, through its local
subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Turkey A.S. The move will see Klima Plus
shares move over to Mitsubishi Electric in a purchase agreement as it
looks to bolster its presence in the Turkish air conditioning market.
With the third largest population in Europe and high GDP growth rates,
the Turkish air conditioning market is expected to grow by 15% annually.
Market demand, especially for Inverter-type air conditioning equipment,
has increased rapidly since the introduction of new energy regulations*1
in January this year.
Mr.Hiroyuki Umemura, Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Electric comments:
"Klima Plus is a key distributor in the air conditioning market in
Turkey whom we have worked with for 10 years. They have a reliable,
proven track record with a combination of cutting edge technology and
great customer service and we are pleased to welcome them to Mitsubishi
Electric. Additionally, integrating their local sales knowledge will be
a great asset as we look to further strengthen our business in this
Over the last year, Mitsubishi Electric's business in Turkey has
experienced strong growth. Adding the newly acquired air conditioning
business to the existing Factory Automation business, Mitsubishi
Electric Turkey is aiming for a turnover of approximately 255 Million
Turkish Lira in 2015. Further expansion of sales will be targeted
through the integration with other infrastructure related businesses
already deployed in Turkey (Satellites, Lifts and Escalators, Train
Equipment, Power Generation etc.).
Mitsubishi Electric Turkey
conditioning equipment)- Support to infrastructure related
businesses- Marketing- Establishment and operation of
a local sales network
About Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
With over 90 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality
products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) is a recognized
world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and
electronic equipment used in information processing and communications,
space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics,
industrial technology, energy, transportation and building equipment.
Embracing the spirit of its corporate statement, Changes for the Better,
and its environmental statement, Eco Changes, Mitsubishi Electric
endeavors to be a global, leading green company, enriching society with
technology. The company recorded consolidated group sales of 3,567.1
billion yen (US$ 37.9 billion*) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013.
For more information visit http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com
*At an exchange rate of 94 yen to the US dollar, the rate given by the
Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2013
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