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AUK Distribution to sell Fujitsu air conditioners

AUK MD Darryl Smith (left) and operations director Andrew Reah with Ian Carroll (right), COO of Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK

UK: Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK has formed a partnership with Newcastle-based UK ac supplier AUK Distribution, which will see AUK selling Fujitsu air conditioners in the UK.

The partnership follows Fujitsu’s collaboration with Italian group GI Holdings (GIH), whose products are also distributed in the UK by AUK. Under the new partnership AUK will now also sell Fujitsu products in the UK – joining a network of seven existing Fujitsu distributors.

Formed in 2009 as a specialist Airwell distributor, AUK Distribution expanded in 2012 to supply GIH ranges such as Clint, Montair and Novair directly to the UK. This is supported with pre- and post-sales services including design, commissioning and site assistance.

AUK Distribution MD Darryl Smith described the agreement as “an ideal partnership”.

Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK’s national distribution manager Nick Wilks said the partnership was an important step in continuing to grow the Fujitsu brand.

“Our recent collaboration with GIH and the introduction of the Clint and Montair products to the UK will be strengthened through both their experience and capability,” he added.

Related stories:

Fujitsu in tie-up with Italian group GI22 November 2017
JAPAN/ITALY: Japanese manufacturer Fujitsu and Italian group GI Holding (GIH) have announced a collaboration to develop and sell commercial air conditioners. Read more…

Fujitsu UK adds chillers1 May 2019
UK: Clint and Montair chillers are now available from Fujitsu General Air Conditioning, under an agreement with Italian group GI Holding (GIH). Read more…

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ITALY: An inverter-controlled air handling unit is the first product of the collaboration between Fujitsu General and Italian air conditioning manufacturer GI Holding. Read more…

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