Publish: 07 Apr 2021, 08:06 pm
Bangladeshi electronics giant Walton launched two new models of the second-generation refrigerator compressor. These new models are the world’s most silent and durable refrigerator compressors, which are also the new invention of the country’s only compressor manufacturer Walton’s compressor research and development department.
These two new models’ are HVY94AA and HVYX9AA, which were launched at an online platform programme held at Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited’s (WHIL) Headquarter at Chandra in Gazipur on Monday last (April 5, 2021).
Walton Hi-Tech Industries’ Managing Director Engineer Golam Murshed attended the launching ceremony virtually as the chief guest while the company’s Deputy Managing Director Alamgir Alam Sarker, Walton Refrigerator’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Yusuf Ali, Walton Compressor’s Chief Executive Director (CEO) Rabiul Alam, Walton R&D’s Chief Coordinator Tapas Kumer Mojumder, Compressor R&D’s Head Meer Muzahedin Islam, Compressor’s COO Nasir Uddin Mandal, Mechanical Maintenance Department’s Head Nizam Uddin Mojumder, Electrical Maintenance Department’s Head Kamrul Hasan, Process Development Department’s Head Krishnanda Bairagi, Quality Control Department’s Head Tahasin Haque, Walton International Business Unit’s President Edward Kim and Walton’s Additional Operative Director Shamiul Islam.
WHIL’s Managing Director Engineer Golam Murshed said, ''The development of second generation's new models of compressor, invented by the RnD team, is a great success for Walton. Undoubtedly this success belongs not only to Walton; it's a milestone for Bangladesh towards the progress of the compressor like domestic hi-tech product’s manufacturing industrial sector.''
Walton’s higher officials virtually attend the launching ceremony of two new models of the second-generation compressors.
Compressor manufacturing industry is another potential sector in Bangladesh and also has a colossal international market, mentioning it the WHIL managing director noted that Walton's target is to establish itself as one of the world's top compressor exporters.
Compressor's CEO Rabiul Alam said, Walton compressors are being exported to Europe, Middle East and other countries of the world by meeting own internal demand.
The export volume of compressor is also quite good, saying it he is hopeful that the export of compressors will increase several times as the innovation and production of these two new models begin.
Compressor R&D’s Head Meer Muzahedin Islam said, ''Walton has been manufacturing and marketing the world's most 'silent and durable' compressor and the necessary components. They are strictly following ‘Zero Tolerance’ in quality control at every stage of production, he said adding that the countries only compressor manufacturing industry was equipped with world-class quality control laboratories, state-of-the-art testing equipment and machineries. The motherboard is being made in its own unit at Walton factory. The minimum noise level of the compressor is ensured through the Hemi An-Echoic Acoustic Chamber, imported from the United States.''
Mentionable, Bangladesh is the 8th compressor producing country in Asia and 15th in the world. Country’s only compressor manufacturing industry Walton has the annual production capacity of about 4 million. Walton plans to increase production capacity to 10 million by 2025.
From the very beginning, Walton has been exporting large quantities of compressor’s parts to a German based world-renowned compressor manufacturer.