Our Chinese partner Gree Electric Appliances, Inc., founded in 1991, develops and manufactures high-quality air conditioning, heat pumps and air treatment systems. With more than 90,000 employees, Gree is the largest international manufacturer in this segment with a sales network within 200 countries and regions.
Originally, Gree only produced air conditioners for residential use. Years of investment in technological developments within their 15 research institutes has enabled Gree to expand its product range. Today, Gree also manufactures air conditioners for commercial and industrial use, as well as heat pumps, air treatment systems, household appliances and high-quality communication equipment.
Worldwide, Gree has 300 million users and a production capacity of more than 60 million air conditioners for the residential market and 5.5 million air conditioners for the commercial market. Gree produces at 12 different sites in China but also in Brazil and Pakistan. This means that Gree produces 1 in 3 air conditioners that are in use worldwide.
Kusters Technische Handelsonderneming (THO) has been working with Gree since 1993. Gree's company philosophy, in which they take their responsibility to strive for a better environment and a high-quality living climate, fits in perfectly with the sustainable character of Kusters THO.