Rheem Manufacturing Company – a global manufacturer of HVACR and water heating products that has been developing innovative and efficient air, water, and pool solutions for homes and businesses for close to a century – has revealed plans to continue its investments in the Africa regions with new products, expanding business in new segments, venturing into new markets, while raising industry standards in terms of sustainability, energy efficiency, and local manufacturing. The company has three brands: Rheem, Ruud, and Richmond to serve customers in different segments of the MEA market. Rheem began supplying products to the GCC in the 1980s and opened its Dubai office in early 2012.
Founded in 1925, Rheem® innovates new ways to deliver precise temperatures while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. Rheem is America’s #1 water-heating brand with products available in more than 80 countries. Paloma Co., Ltd.® of Nagoya, Japan, acquired the iconic Rheem brand in 1988. Today the company’s portfolio of premium brands includes Rheem®, Raypak®, Ruud®, Eemax®, Richmond®, Splendid®, Solahart® and EverHot™ as well as commercial refrigeration brands Russell®, Witt®, ColdZone® and Kramer®, which are part of the Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG®) division and most recently Friedrich, an industry leader in high-end air conditioning solutions.