Fuji Electric Introduces New HVAC Inverter for U.S. Market

  Fuji Electric Introduces New HVAC Inverter for U.S. Market

         Manufacturer Continues Expansion of Drives Product Portfolio


Business Wire

EDISON, N.J. -- December 3, 2013

Fuji Electric Corp. of America announced today that they have expanded their
portfolio of low-voltage inverters with a new HVAC Drive that will be
available for shipment next month. The latest innovation from the global
electronics manufacturer features a slim, space-saving design, real-time
clock, embedded BACnet, and all other functions required to independently
operate fans and pumps in air-conditioning equipment.

“The development of our HVAC Drive was based on a demand from our customers
around the world for energy saving inverters with superior fan control,” said
Sumio Akimatsu, Fuji Electric’s Vice President of Components for the Americas.
“As with all Fuji Electric products, quality was our primary focus, and
FRENIC-HVAC was designed for both UL Type 1 and Type 12 installation

The product will be formally introduced to the company’s U.S. customers at the
upcoming AHR Expo in January at New York’s Jacob Javits Center, Booth #372.
FRENIC-HVAC features an input interface that includes temperature sensors and
controllers and a 4PID control function that monitors the external
environments particular to air-conditioning, complete with Fuji Electric’s
industry-leading 3-year warranty.

“In 1976, Fuji Electric was the first in the industry to develop
general-purpose Adjustable Frequency Drives, and we led the market in creating
smaller, higher performance products,” added David Schrader, Fuji Electric’s
Business Development Manager for AC Drives. “We have remained steadfast in our
commitment to engineering products that offer our customers a solution to
their needs, and FRENIC-HVAC is proof of our continued emphasis on quality and

About Fuji Electric Corp. of America

Fuji Electric Corp. of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Electric
Co., Ltd., and has been responsible for sales and distribution of the
company’s products since 1970. Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. began developing power
electronics equipment in 1923, and is a global leader in industrial products
ranging from semiconductors, HMIs, power supply, and power generation
equipment to AC drives and electric vehicle charging stations. For more
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Fuji Electric Corp. of America
Doretta Caprarola, 201-490-3933
Fuji Electric Marketing Manager
David Schrader, 843-359-2900
Fuji Electric Business Development Manager
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