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China scroll refrigerant compressor market: 4.8 million units sold in 2012

Press Release   •   Jul 03, 2013 09:21 BST

Volume growth in the China scroll refrigerant compressor market is suggested to have grown from 970,000 units in 2007 to 4.81 million units in 2012. Since 2003, benefiting from the rapid development of automotive industry and commercial air-conditioning industry, the demand for related general machinery such as compressor has grown fast. Scroll compressor as a new-type, energy and material saving, and low-noise positive displacement compressor has witnessed swift market development.

Refrigerant scroll compressors consist of fixed-speed and inverter types. Major manufacturers of fixed-speed scroll compressor include Emerson Copeland, Dalian Sanyo, Guangzhou Hitachi, Xi'an Daikin and Danfoss. Emerson Copeland holds an advantageous position in the 3HP market, while Dalian Sanyo occupies a big share in the 5HP market. Inverter scroll compressors are mainly supplied to inverter multi-split air-conditioner manufacturers. Major manufacturers include Guangzhou Hitachi, Suzhou Daikin, Mitsubishi Electric and Dalian Sanyo. Suzhou Daikin mainly supplies products to Daikin Air-conditioning (Shanghai), while Guangzhou Hitachi primarily serves Hisense Hitachi and Midea.

With merits like light weight and low energy consumption, automotive scroll compressors are particularly applicable to electric vehicles. Major manufacturers in China include Nanjing AoteCar and Dongguan Keihin. The capacity and output of Nanjing AoteCar in 2012 recorded 4 million and 3.8 million units respectively.

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