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Overseas Business Activies

Based on its fundamental policy of “contributing to improved food and lifestyle cultures around the world,” Rinnai is advancing its business operations while emphasizing cooperation with local communities.

 

Overseas Sales Breakdown, by region

Overseas Sales Breakdown, by region

Oceania

Rinnai began selling space heaters in Australia and New Zealand in the 1970s. In the 1990s, we commenced sales of hot-water units, which now stand together with space heaters as our mainstay products. In 2007, we launched our solar business in the region, and we are also developing hybrid products that are friendly to the environment.

Hot-water  unit; Hybrid gas-solar hot-water unit
Hot-water unit; Hybrid gas-solar hot-water unit
Fan heater; Gas fireplace

Fan heater; Gas fireplace

Gas barbeque system

Gas barbeque system

Main markets in region

Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, Fiji

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North America

In 1974, Rinnai began exports, mainly of space heaters, to the United States. Since then, we have added commercial-use rice cookers and hot-water units to our product lineup. Today, North America is a key market for the Rinnai Group. Recently, we have been actively selling hydronic air handlers (hot-water heating terminals) that are compatible with central heating systems, which are prevalent in the United States. We also make hot-water units and other products on an OEM basis.

Hot-water unit
Hot-water unit
Fan-forced  heater
Fan-forced heater
Commercial rice cooker

Commercial rice cooker

Main markets in region United States, Canada

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South America

Rinnai entered South America in 1975 with the establishment of a joint venture company in Brazil. We also make and sell mainly hot-water units in Brazil, and we supply oil-feed valve cocks to motorcycle manufacturers in the region. In Chile, meanwhile, we supply gas boilers and hot-water units on an OEM basis.

Hot-water unit

Hot-water unit

Gas boiler

Gas boiler

Commercial rice cooker

Commercial rice cooker

Main markets in region

Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Argentina

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Asia(South Korea)

The Rinnai Group manufactures many of its specialized products overseas. In South Korea, for example, we are among the top integrated manufacturers of gas-powered equipment. In that nation, we make and sell a wide range of products, including kitchen appliances, hot-water units, air-conditioning systems, and commercial-use equipment. We also export many South Korean-made items to markets in South America, Russia, and elsewhere.

Built-in stoves

Built-in stoves

Gas boiler

Gas boiler

Gas automatic rice cooker

Gas automatic rice cooker

Main markets in region

South Korea, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Russia

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Asia(China,HongKong,Taiwan)

In conjunction its export business, Rinnai entered a joint venture in Taiwan in the 1970s, and subsequently began exporting products to Hong Kong Gas before entering China in the 1990s. We continue to expand our regional market share, centering on kitchen appliances and hot-water units.

Hot-water unit

Hot-water unit

Built-in stoves

Built-in stoves

Tabletop stoves

Tabletop stoves

Main markets in region

China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

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Southeast Asia (asean)

Since the 1970s, Rinnai has established production and sales operations in Southeast Asia, with the aim of supplying kitchen appliances that meet regional lifestyles. Today, we also make and sell hot-water units and commercial-use equipment in the region.

Tabletop stoves

Tabletop stoves

Hot-water unit

Hot-water unit

Commercial-use roaster

Commercial-use roaster

Main markets in region

Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Myanmar

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Europe

Rinnai began exporting to Europe in the 1970s, starting with the United Kingdom. While our hot-water units have been most popular, we have also enjoyed steady demand for our fan-forced heaters. We plan to further advance our business in Europe, including the huge Russian market.

Hot-water unit

Hot-water unit

Hot-water unit

Hot-water unit

Fan-forced heater

Fan-forced heater

Main markets in region

United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Cyprus, Malta, Russia

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Middle East

Rinnai commenced sales in the Middle East in the 1970s, with the opening of offices in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Our most popular products are kitchen appliances, such as two-burner tabletop cookers. We now also have offices in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Israel, and Qatar, bringing our regional presence to six nations. In 2007, we shipped around 34,000 tabletop cookers to the region.

Tabletop stoves

Tabletop stoves

Tabletop stoves

Tabletop stoves

Gas clothes dryer

Gas clothes dryer

Main markets in region

United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Kuwait, Israel, Jordan, Bahrain, Yemen, Oman, Qatar

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Africa

With offices in South Africa and Mauritius, Rinnai actively markets its mainstay products, notably kitchen appliances, hot-water units, and air-conditioning and heating systems, to customers in Africa. To meet demand in South Africa, a rapidly growing BRICS nation, we export hot-water units, fan heaters, gas fireplaces, and other high-value-added products. We regard Africa as a key focal region for the future.

Hot-water unit

Hot-water unit

Fan heater; Gas fireplace

Fan heater; Gas fireplace

Tabletop stoves

Tabletop stoves

Main markets in region

South Africa, Mauritius, Morocco

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