Danfoss, a global leader in supplying components, controls, compressors and systems for air-conditioning and refrigeration, is combining its Commercial Compressors factories in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Scroll Technologies in Arkadelphia, Arkansas into a single organization effective February 1, 2007.
Dr. Carlos Zamudio, who is based in Arkadelphia, will head the combined US Commercial Compressor organization as its General Manager. Prior to this assignment, Dr. Zamudio served as the General Manager of Scroll Technologies. “The new organization is aimed at achieving improved customer service and performance through the deployment of our Danfoss Business System”, said Dr. Zamudio. The Danfoss Business System is Danfoss’ approach to achieving world-class performance in manufacturing, sales, and purchasing.
The new structure supports long-term, customer-orientated, organizational and integration objectives. The new organization will employ over 1,000 people and offer solutions to a wide range of applications in the residential and commercial air-conditioning business.
Randy Jacoby will move from Arkadelphia, where he served as the Director of Assembly Operations, to Lawrenceville as Director of Operations. Randy Jacoby brings to this position more than 30 years of customer-orientated manufacturing management experience. He will report to Carlos Zamudio.
Dr. Carlos Zamudio holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and will report to Didier Pradeilles, Senior Vice President of Danfoss Commercial Compressors.