Mitsubishi Electric Opens Dallas Training Center

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Suwanee, Ga. - Mitsubishi Electric HVAC, Suwanee, Ga., has announced the opening of its new training center in Dallas, Texas, according to William Rau, senior vice president and general manager, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC.

"The Dallas Training Center (DTC) will ensure that our reach for Diamond Dealers expands across the country. It is critical that dealers are fully trained and qualified to sell Mitsubishi products. By opening a training facility west of the Mississippi, we've made it easier for dealers and distributors to receive instruction in a more centralized location, with the goal of ensuring our customers around the country are provided with the best possible service and end-product," says Rau.

The DTC, a 30-by-20 room used for Mitsubishi training, is located at the Gunder & Associates, LLC facility in Dallas. As of the beginning of July, over 60 dealers have been trained at the facility, and another 25 Diamond Dealers have been added to the Central U.S., according to Jeff Ledsinger, sales manager for Gunder & Associates. In addition, the center has been used as a showroom for distributors and dealers and as a venue for meetings with other institutions, housing authorities, and other large-end user prospects.

The center features a classroom designed for 18 attendees and is equipped with both indoor and outdoor Mitsubishi Electric Mr. Slim units. All of these products are fully operational so attendees can participate in hands-on training. Additionally, the center is prepared for a CITY MULTI product installation, with a three-phase disconnect already installed.

"While end-users ultimately benefit from the extensive training that dealers receive, the dealers themselves also benefit from the new training center as the skills they learn help improve their effectiveness and bottom line," says Rau.

Dallas' central location allows dealers easy access from all over North America, especially with Dallas-Fort Worth International and Dallas Love Field Airports only a short drive away. In addition, hotel accommodations for those visiting from out of town are superior, with shuttle rides available to and from the training center and airports.

About Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division

With headquarters in Suwanee, Ga., Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division is a leading marketer of intelligent air-conditioning and heating technology, manufactured by its parent corporation, Mitsubishi Electric. The division was established in 1980 by Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc. to market air-conditioning and heating systems in North America. Since then, the division has expanded its market distribution to include Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

The company's product line includes Mr. Slim® split-ductless systems, CITY MULTI® Variable Refrigerant Flow Zoning Systems (VRFZ), compressors, PlasmaPure™ room air purification systems and a full line of accessories for the Mr. Slim product line, including Line-Hide™ line-set covers. For more information on the Diamond Alliance, CITY MULTI, Mr. Slim and the Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, call 800/687-1966 or visit

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