A management decision to diversify the Group's business domain was the recent
entry into Electro-mechanical engineering and Building Services engineering sectors.
Entry into HVAC area was met by the acquisition of a Company, which had operated
in this sector for over twenty-five years
The Company has well over 3000 installations of air conditioners, both domestic
and commercial. Besides, the Company secured the exclusive distributorship
for the world renowned York brand domestic and light commercial air conditioners
since Metropolitan's acquisition of the Company. The Company has also been recognized
by ICTAD as an EMI contractor in air conditioning. The Company has positioned
itself to focus on four distinct areas of operation.
Domestic and Light Commercial Air Conditioning
Initial entry in to this
sector was in 2002. The
Company repositioned its offer with YORK domestic and light air conditioning in the latter part of 2005, with an aggressive marketing campaign, emphasizing the brand equity of YORK, offering the
full range of domestic and light commercial air conditioners. The Company succeeded
in making a significant impact on the market in view of the added advantage of having
its own technical team, and one of the best equipped facilities in Sri Lanka for
design, implementation, maintenance and after sales support.
Central / Industrial Air-conditioning
As a preferred business partner of globally renowned manufacturer, York and in addition
to the advantage of having acquired the customer accounts of the 10,000 tons of
air conditioning installed by the Company within the last 5 years, the Company is
perceived as a main player in this segment. The Company has a professional team
of engineers, design staff in addition to facilities for fabrication and maintenance.
The recent award of contracts to key projects in the Airport and several hotels
are testimony of the success of the Company.
The Company has successfully undertaken and completed many projects, with panelling provided by Genaplast Singapore. Currently, gearing up to become a dominant player in the commercial refrigeration sector.
Water and Sewage Treatment
Having acquired large¬ size customer accounts in this sector, expertise has been enhanced to exploit greater opportunities. Based on the potential, additional resources would be employed, so that the division would consolidate and grow.
Metropolitan Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (Pvt) Limited