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Danfoss hosts ribbon-cutting for Canada office in Oakville


Danfoss held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Canada office and training centre in Oakville, Ont.

The office officially opened in December 2020; the event was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The office employs 36 employees from all three business segments: Danfoss Climate Solutions, Danfoss Drives and Danfoss Power Solutions. In addition to office space, the office houses a training center as well as meeting and event space for customers and distributors.

Hosted by John Galyen, President, Danfoss North America, and Randy Ross, HR Manager and Site Leader, special guests included Hanne Fugl Eskjær, Ambassador of Denmark; Jeppe Fredslund, Consul General Toronto; Frank Hansen, Consul General Chicago (and former Danfoss employee); Mae Scatliff, from MPP Stephen Crawford’s office; Mayor of Oakville, Rob Burton, customers, and employees.

“Across the globe,” said John Galyen, President, Danfoss North America, “Our sustainable, smart technologies power industries and cities, secure a reliable food supply, and create healthier, more comfortable indoor climates. At the same time, we’re developing solutions that integrate renewables into tomorrow’s smart energy systems. This office offers a home for all three busines segments, allowing our colleagues greater interaction with each other and facilitating an open, collaborative environment that can strengthen our position as a leader in the green transition.”

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