KDK expands air moving equipment portfolio in ME with new series of Axial flow fans
Standard VDA Series and Fire-Rated VDM and VDH models debut at The Big 5 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: KDK Company, in collaboration with its local distributor Electra, showcased its latest innovations in indoor air quality and water solutions at the recently concluded The Big 5 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Taking the spotlight was the debut of the brand’s three new series of Axial Flow Fans – the VDA, VDM and VDH Series – expanding KDK’s Air Moving Equipment portfolio in the Middle East.
Based on the latest industry reports, the global industrial fans market is expected to reach US$ 8.8 billion at the end of 2025, driven mainly by rapid industrial advancement and commercial real estate growth. KDK, a division of Panasonic Eco Solutions Japan, is well positioned to cater to the region’s growing needs across markets. Leveraging its deep know-how, over a century experience and pioneering technology, the company has been able to keep up with the changes and demands in the building materials industry to continue to lead the competition by providing innovative, highly-efficient and environment-friendly products designed to improve the quality of life of its customers.
The KDK brand, named after Kawakita Denki Kigyosha, an electrical engineering company founded in 1909, has evolved along with Panasonic after 1956. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of superior indoor air quality products, KDK has consistently focused its innovation efforts to meeting the demands of its customers by delivering safety, durability and technically superior products which are high performing and easy to install. KDK’s strict compliance policy and Japan-standard quality assurance has helped build a strong reputation for the brand globally. Today, among the key product categories manufactured by KDK include Ventilating Fans, Ceiling Fans, Air Curtains and Air Moving Equipment.
Strengthening its technological leadership and commitment to innovation, KDK presented its new series of Axial Fans at The Big 5, considered to be the leading building and construction show in the MENA region.
The Standard VDA Series is designed for general exhaust or supply of air, as well as ventilation for industrial or commercial applications. On the other hand, the fire-rated VDM and VDH Series cater to general air moving purposes, as well as removal of smoke and hot inflammable gases. The VDM Axial Flow Fans are engineered to withstand temperature of 3 00° C/90 min, while the VDH Axial Flow Fans are fire-rated for 4 00° C/120 min.
The impeller of these Axial Flow Fans is designed for optimal aerodynamic and most efficient operation. Thy are equipped with three-phase motors, guaranteeing high degree of reliability and lower noise level. The fan casing is corrosion-protected and rust-proof for extra durability.
Hidenori Matsubara, General Manager- KDK, said , “For over a century, the KDK brand has always been synonymous with innovation and technology in electrical fans. The launch of this new series of Axial Flow Fans is a testament to our long heritage of providing high performance products that satisfy the modern day needs of our customers. The design and features of these fans were carefully considered after listening to the needs of our clients in the region. In addition to superior safety features and durability, they are guaranteed to provide optimum air quality that will keep our customers happy.”
Faisal Dalle, Business Development Manager – Electra, commented , “Electra has been in the market since 1965 and we have established an esteemed reputation for providing high quality products and services to our customers. We are excited to offer these new innovations from a leading global brand like KDK, therefore allowing our discerning customers to enjoy the renowned Japanese technology and craftmanship.”
KDK also displayed a wide variety of other industry-leading solutions for the region’s residential and light commercial market, including:
Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) – KDK ERV helps maintain a healthy atmosphere and improve indoor air quality with optimum power saving energy. This product is specially altered for high performance under the tough weather conditions of Middle East.
Commercial Ventilations Solutions – The range i ncludes a wide variety of Air Moving Equipment, Industrial High-Pressure Ventilation Fans, Ceiling Fans, Cabinet Fans and Air Curtains.
Residential Ventilation Solutions – Ceiling & Electric Fans, Window and Wall mount ventilation fans, Ceiling mount ventilation fans with heat resistant & DC motor variants.
Smart Cooling Air Purifier – Intelligently built with pre-mesh filter that traps large particle allergens, heat and moisture exchanger filter to retain lots of moisture in the atmosphere, as well as HEPA filter.
Water Pumps – KDK water pumps are designed and reviewed in Japan. Built with the latest Japan Technology, these products guarantee high quality, high efficiency, long life and compactness.