Carrier China Signs Strategic Agreement with Burger King to Support 500 New Stores
SHANGHAI, Aug 8, 2016 – Carrier Air Conditioning Sales & Service (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Carrier China) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Burger King, a leading global fast food hamburger chain, to provide integrated heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) solutions and service for more than 500 new Burger King restaurants planned to open in China in the next two years. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX)..
With an active expansion strategy and business presence throughout China, Burger King relies upon its suppliers to ensure fast construction and on-time opening of new stores, as well as uninterrupted operation of existing stores. To best accommodate its needs, Carrier China tailored a standardized service process for Burger King that will ensure product delivery within seven workdays and completion of installation and commissioning within 20 days. In addition, Carrier China will provide 24/7 customer service, through its well-established installation and aftermarket service network, ensuring full support for construction, operation and management of all 500 new stores.
The Carrier DC Inverter Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system selected for this project features an integrated part load value well above the China Energy Label Energy Efficiency Class 1 criteria and its outstanding performance can meet the heating and cooling needs across the nation.
“Carrier China is proud to support Burger King with our outstanding product performance and fast one-stop service capability. Our highly standardized service process and nationwide synchronous management will provide robust support to the 500 new Burger King stores,” said Zhu Yinghua, sales director, light commercial products, Carrier China.
“We are confident with Carrier China’s product and service, and looking forward to a long-lasting business relationship,” said Ivan Yuan, construction and equipment project manager, Burger King (China) Holding Co., Ltd.
As one of the largest global restaurant chains with a history of more than 60 years, Burger King operates more than 14,000 stores across 100 countries, including 500 stores currently operating in China.
For more information about Carrier China, visit www.Carrier.com.cn.
Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is a world leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.carrier.com