Daikin Applied Expands Manufacturing Capacity for Sustainable Data Center Solutions in Tijuana, Mexico

Daikin Applied, in collaboration with its subsidiary Alliance Air Products, has unveiled plans to bolster its manufacturing capabilities to support the burgeoning demand for sustainable data centers across North America. The endeavor involves the construction of a cutting-edge, energy-efficient factory in Tijuana, Mexico, dedicated to crafting custom HVAC and computer-room air-handler products tailored for data centers.

Spanning an expansive 460,000 square feet, the state-of-the-art facility represents a strategic move to bolster Daikin Applied and Alliance Air’s footprint in Tijuana. Engineered for peak efficiency, the factory underscores Daikin Applied’s commitment to advancing sustainability objectives while catering to the escalating needs of data center infrastructures.

With a focus on seamless integration and sustainability, the new facility positions Daikin Applied as a premier provider of end-to-end HVAC solutions for customers across the Western and Southwestern United States, as well as Mexico. Yu Nishiwaki, COO at Daikin Applied Americas, emphasized the significance of the expansion in not only meeting capacity demands but also in facilitating energy efficiency and sustainability within data center operations.

The $121 million investment is poised to create over 1,000 production jobs and more than 1,150 permanent positions in northwest Mexico, underscoring Daikin Applied’s commitment to fostering economic growth and talent development in the region. This move aligns with the vision of Baja California Governor Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, who sees the investment as pivotal in driving the state’s economic prosperity and industrial development.

Luis Plascencia, president and general manager of Alliance Air Products, expressed enthusiasm for the venture, highlighting the company’s two-decade-long presence in Tijuana and its strong partnership with local stakeholders. Together with the Baja California government, Daikin Applied aims to transform its vision into reality, bolstering the region’s manufacturing landscape and reaffirming its position as a global leader in sustainable HVAC solutions.

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Daikin Applied, en colaboración con su subsidiaria Alliance Air Products, planea construir una nueva fábrica energéticamente eficiente en Tijuana, México, dedicada a la producción de productos HVAC y manejadores de aire para salas de computadoras, con el objetivo de mejorar la eficiencia y sostenibilidad. La inversión de $121 millones se espera que genere más de 1,000 empleos de producción y más de 1,150 empleos permanentes en el noroeste de México, fortaleciendo el compromiso de Daikin Applied con el crecimiento económico y el desarrollo de talento en la región. La expansión se alinea con la visión de la gobernadora de Baja California, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, y representa un hito significativo en el avance de las soluciones HVAC sostenibles en América del Norte.