Walton AC gets global response

Staff Correspondent

20 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Walton AC gets global response

Bangladeshi multinational electronics brand Walton is registering remarkable success in expanding the export market of its locally produced inverter technology’s air conditioner (AC).

When most of the countries international trades and national economy, including Bangladesh, became stagnant following the long-term lockdown to stop coronavirus pandemic, Walton has brought foreign currencies to the national economy by exporting good volumes of air conditioners to different countries.

Md. Tanvir Rahman, executive director and chief executive officer of Walton AC, said, the Made in Bangladesh’ labelled Walton’s produced Inverter AC is alluring the buyers in the exporting countries and thus the export demands of Walton AC is uprising.

With the resume of import-export activities by lifting lockdown in different countries, he said, Walton shipped out several consignments of AC exports to Yemen, East Timor, Nepal and India.

Undoubtedly, it’s a great news not only for us but also for the national economy in recovering the losses of coronavirus, he added.

Engineer Sondip Biswas, head of Walton AC Research and Development (RnD) Department, said that Walton has been exporting air conditioners to the countries of Asia, Middle East and Africa regions under the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) system by getting the quality control certificates of different international standards and testing protocols.

As per the OEM, they are manufacturing air conditioners in the names of renowned electronics brands of different countries in accordance with their requirements.

Through these brands, he said, Bangladeshi brand Walton’s produced sophisticated air conditioners are reaching different countries as well as winning the customers’ faith rapidly.

Pointing at the uprising export demands, the head of AC RnD noted that Walton made Inverter AC is mainly boosting up the export demands. The foreign buyers in the exporting countries are lured into its’ unique features and technologies.

The team of Walton AC RnD has developed a supersaver model featuring with very high efficient level (COP 4), which can reduce power consumption up to 70 percent, he added.

In addition, Inverter AC is equipped with dual defender and ionizer technologies to kill the germs of any bacteria or virus as well as deliver dust-free clean air flow across the room, he mentioned adding that CFC-free eco-friendly R410 and R-32 refrigerants are used in Walton AC compressor and also used high anti-corrosion and durable ‘Gold Fin’ color technology in AC condenser.

Edward Kim, President of Walton Group IBU, said that the single goal of Walton is to be one of the world’s top global brands.

To achieve this goal, he noted that Walton has emphasized on the volume drive of OEM business with many global leading brands by enhancing acceptance of made-in Bangladesh products all over the world, along with the nursing of own brand’s presence in the international market.

And thus he added that though under Covid-19 challenges, Walton has been moving ahead confidently and already achieved some important business deals with renowned global customers in India, Africa as well as Middle East and ready to enter into EU market from 2021.

According to Walton authorities, every air conditioner of Walton is released in the market after obtaining quality control certification from international standard testing lab NUSDAT- Universal Testing Lab.