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Daikin Industries Ltd. named a Top Global Innovator


For the 4th time Daikin Industries Ltd. has been named one of the Top 100 Global Innovators for 2016 by Clarivate Analytics. This prestigious title is awarded to companies based on an objective and scientific analysis of global patent information.

Innovation is considered the fundamental driver of economic well-being, competitive advantage and success. Using a detailed methodology, Clarivate Analytics measures innovation by the volume, success, international market registrations and influence of patents.

The award of one of the Top 100 Global Innovators has confirmed Daikin Industries Ltd.’s innovative ideas and leading technologies on an international scale.

David Brown, the executive Vice President of Clarivate Analytics in the 2016 report points out the following about the Global Innovators: “Their continued commitment to innovation is certain to ensure their future success.”

Martin Krutz at Daikin UK says, “An exciting and innovative year, 2016 included the launch of the first UK commercial air conditioning range using R32 – Bluevolution – providing an environmentally friendly air conditioning system ahead of upcoming F-Gas legislation. In addition, our continued commitment to renewable heating was showcased in the launch of the Daikin Altherma LT Integrated indoor unit. 

“We’re proud as the UK operation of Daikin Industries that our technology innovation has been recognised by Clarivate Analytics and look forward to the continued evolution of Daikin products in 2017.”

For more information on the 2016 Top 100 Global Innovators, visit: 

To see more on Daikin’s innovative products for residential, commercial and industrial use, visit or follow @DaikinUK on Twitter.


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