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Heat pumps roll at Aira’s Polish factory

POLAND: Production is set to start at heat pump company Aira’s 55,000m2 production facility in Wroclaw, Poland. 

The Swedish direct-to-consumer heat pump company, which launched last year, says it will pump €300m into the former Volvo bus factory, giving it a capacity of up to 500,000 heat pumps a year.

It will be used to produce its own-brand propane air-to-water units, designed and developed in association with fellow Swedish heat pump company ES Energy Save Holding AB.

Describing the production start up as a “significant moment” for Aira, chief product supply officer Peter Prem said: “We’ve rapidly transitioned the site into an Aira production facility and it’s with great pride that we are officially inaugurating the factory this week, a year after our launch.”

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Manufacturer signs technology deal with heat pump start-up Aira – 25 June 2023
SWEDEN: Swedish heat pump company ES Energy Save Holding AB claims to have signed a technology agreement with Aira, the Swedish start-up offering heat pumps on a monthly subscription. Read more…

Aira is new challenger in heat pump market – 18 June 2023
SWEDEN: Stockholm-based investment group Vargas has announced its entry into the European heat pump market with Aira, a direct-to-consumer company offering heat pumps on a monthly subscription. Read more…

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