Top 15 Air Conditioner Manufacturing Company in China

Did you know that about a third of global households own an air conditioner to escape the oppressive heat in summer and frigid temperatures in winter?

It became an indispensable part of our lives, providing relief from the sweltering heat and humidity.

But when it comes to air conditioner manufacturing and distribution, do you know who are the masterminds behind the top air conditioner manufacturers?

In this article, we unveil the largest air conditioner manufacturers in China and analyze them by their strength, popularity, market share, and more.

1. Gree Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Gree Air Conditioner Manufacturer Headquarters

Gree Electric Appliance, Inc. is the Gree Air Conditioner manufacturer in China, established in 1991 and headquartered in Zhuhai.

This global technology industrial group has 90000 employees and 15 production bases factories in China, Vietnam, Pakistan, and Brazil.

Its yearly production capacity is 27 million residential and 2 million commercial air conditioners. With $28.35 Billion market capital in 160 overseas markets, this multi-national enterprise ranked in the world’s 649th most valuable company.

Having 126 research centers, 1045 labs, and 15,000 R&D personnel, the company has 41320 authorized patents, which include 9089 invention patents and 2306 international patents.

As the largest air conditioner manufacturer in the world, GREE’s diversified products category under three brand names GREE, KINGHOME, and TOSOT is used by over 400 million users.

Its core technology includes a Multi VRF Air conditioner, Chiller technology, the triple-cylinder two-stage rotary compressor, etc.

Miracle Lokring for Gree Air Conditioner Installation

Miracle Ring for Gree Air Conditioner Installation

Key Products of Gree:

  • Home Appliances
  • Residential Air Conditioner
  • Commercial Air Conditioner
  • Air-to-water Heat Pump
  • GREE Landa Compressor
  • Smartphones
  • Industrial products
  • Many GREE air conditioners use Linda Compressor which is also a subsidiary of the company and the throttling method is an Electron expansion valve.

Recommended reason:

Some models use HIGHLY compressors.

Most of the users of GREE love this because of its affordable cost and easy installation.

Its state-of-the-art technology enables it to save up to 50% of energy compared to the Air conditioner of another HVAC manufacturer in China.

Other core advantages of reason to choose GREE are its cooling effect is quite good and the cooling speed is the best among others.

2. Midea Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Midea Air Conditioner Headquarters

Midea Air Conditioner mainly comes from Midea Group which also has a U.S. subsidiary called Midea America with 200 other subsidiaries, established in 1968 in Guangdong, and headquarters in Beijiao, Foshan City.

Midea is a leading global technology group with 166000 employees, covering business in more than 200 countries, 35 R&D centers, and 35 major production bases including China, Vietnam, India, Egypt, Brazil, and Argentina with an annual 67 million production capacity.

Being a publicly listed and 245-ranked in Fortune Global 500 company, and the world’s leading company for home appliances, Midea manufactures a wide range of air conditioners, air coolers, Refrigerators, Laundry, Microwaves, Ranges, and other home and commercial appliances.

Other brands of Midea Group include Midea, Little Swan, Hualing, COLMO, KUKA, Welling, Hekang, Gaochuang, Wandong, and Lingwang that serves more than 400 million users globally every year.

Miracle Propress Fittings for Midea Air Conditioner Installation

Miracle Braze-free Connection for Midea Air Conditioner Installation

Key Products of Midea:

  • Midea Portable Air Conditioner
  • Central Air Conditioner
  • Floor Care
  • GMCC compressor

Recommended Reason:

Its diverse product range meets various needs and preferences whether it’s residential, commercial, or industrial.

Cutting-edge technology like Ultra Efficient Inverter Technology, smart controls, air purification, wide voltage start, strong airflow, and constant temperature ensure the highest efficiency and durability.

It also has high efficient heat exchanger delivering higher heat transfer, a highly functional motor that effectively mitigates wear and tear, and quiet fan blades that reduce the electric motor’s energy consumption and operating noise.

3. Haier Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Haier Air Conditioner Headquarter

Haier Group was founded in 1984, headquartered in Qingdao, Shandong, specializing in home appliances and consumer electronics.

Being the top air conditioner manufacturer and number one brand for in-home laundry appliances, Haier holds a market share of 20% for refrigerators and 25.1% for freezers.

It has more than 10 R&D centers and 122 manufacturing plants worldwide and has a production capacity of more than 1 million residential air conditioner units with 109,586 employees.

It manufactures a wide range of Haier refrigerators, hair freezers, and air conditioning products including split systems, Haier portable air conditioners, and Haier window air conditioners, and exports to more than 160 countries worldwide.

Haier’s other brands are E Appliances, Fisher & Paykel, and Candy and it owns multiple patents such as self-cleaning technology, inverter technology, and smart control technology.

Miracle Copper Press Fitting for Haier Air Conditioner Installation

Miracle Copper Press Fitting for Haier Air Conditioner Installation

Key Products of Haier:

Recommended Reason:

Haier air conditioners use Mitsubishi compressors.

The Haier air conditioner compressor motor always runs at a constant speed, which results in saving up to 65% of energy, so the electricity bill is also very low.

Other major advantages of Haier air conditioner are its silent operation, solar power compatibility, stable voltage level, anti-corrosion technology, and lower carbon footprint.

4. Hisense Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Hisense Air Conditioner Headquarter

Hisense is among one of the top aircon manufacturers in China, established in 1969 and headquartered in Qingdao, China.

Hisense’s net worth is more than $16 billion and it’s ahead of Chinese and global competition for its technological innovation with 14 industrial parks and 18 R&D centers worldwide and holds multiple core technologies.

It has more than 90000 employees and the annual production capacity of Hisense air conditioner reaches 180000 sets and exports to 130 countries.

Hisense’s product category belongs to 3 main groups that are electronics information, intelligent technology, and home appliances which include Hisense refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, commercial cooling chain systems, environmental appliances, kitchen & bath systems, etc.

Miracle Lokring Fittings for Hisense Air Conditioner Installation

Miracle Lokring Fittings for Hisense Air Conditioner Installation

Recommended reason:

Hisense use the most state-of-the-art air conditioner technology and it has four types of convertible modes including comfort mode, work-from-home mode, family mode, and party mode with different percentages of cooling capacity, compressor speed, and power efficiency.

It uses 100% pure copper which extends its durability and easy maintenance.

Hisense air conditioning system has a unique air purification system and a self-diagnosis system showing the error code in the display so you can easily find the errors and solve them very fast.

At present, Hisense air conditioners have passed the certification of fireless connection method, and are now fully promoting the use of Miracle fireless connection products.

5. AUX Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

AUX Air Conditioner Headquarter

Aux AC (Ningbo Aux Electric Co., Ltd) is one of the pioneer HVAC manufacturers in China including other electrical appliances, mobiles, refrigerators, and home appliances, established in 1986 and headquartered in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China.

It has 11 manufacturing bases, more than 60000 employees, 6 R&D centers, and exports air conditioning systems and other major products to more than 100 countries worldwide.

Its yearly production of aux air conditioners reaches over 30 million units.

Aux Group is operating 6 main sectors: intelligent power equipment, smart mobile phone terminals, real estate, private medical services, financial investments, and home appliances, including residential air conditioners, light commercial air conditioners, and commercial air conditioners.

Miracle Pipe Press Fittings for AUX Air Conditioner Installation

Miracle Pipe Press Fittings for AUX Air Conditioner Installation

Key Products of Aux:

  • Aux portable air conditioner
  • Electrical Meters
  • Mobiles
  • Refrigerators
  • Washing Machines
  • Heaters
  • Others Home Appliances

Recommended reason:

AUX air conditioners use Panasonic compressors.

Aux air conditioner especially meets all energy efficiency requirements of the European Union market along with other countries.

It comes with several advanced filters and modes that give you a different experience.

Aux smart AC has a PM2.5 filter and antibacterial filter that removes all harmful contaminants and fights against all bacteria and pathogenic microbes to ensure 99.9% clean and healthy air.

It also has a high-performance compressor with smart inverter technology that assures the most efficient cooling and saves energy.

Having all other advanced features, the Aux air conditioner is still very affordable and budget-friendly.

6. Galanz Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Galanz Air Conditioner Headquarter

Galanz Air Conditioners are mainly named at Guangdong Galanz Enterprises Co., Ltd.

With more subsidiaries like Galanz Japan, and Galanz Americas, founded in 1978 and headquartered in Foshan, Guangdong.

Its production base and R&D center are in Zhongshan and Foshan cities which is the world’s largest R&D and manufacturing center for microwaves.

With more than 50000 employees, Galanz can produce about 8 million air conditioner units and 2 million compressors and exports to more than 100 countries.

Galanz covers more than 50 million white goods and about 80% of all products manufactured by them offer OEM.

Its main product category includes Galanz portable air conditioners, Galanz inverter air conditioners, washing machines, toaster ovens, refrigerators, and other home appliances.

Miracle Copper Crimp Fittings for Galanz Air Conditioner Installation

Miracle Copper Crimp Fittings for Galanz Air Conditioner Installation

Key Products of Galanz:

  • Air Conditioner
  • Microwave Oven
  • Galanz Bar Fridge
  • Refrigerator
  • Washing Machine
  • Home & Cooking Appliances

Recommended Reason:

Galanz Air Conditioner has a stylish case design and compact dimensions.

Their split system can fit in any kind of room interior.

Many users review the Galanz air conditioner system as high-quality assembly, and very easy to use.

Price is comparably favorable than any other air conditioner system which makes it a budget-friendly option for a wide range of consumers.

7. MBO Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

MBO Headquarter

MBO group also named Guangdong MBO (Meibo) Refrigeration Equipment Co., Ltd, was founded in 2010 in Florida, USA, and headquartered in Foshan, Guangdong, China.

It is in the top 10 major ac producers in China and ranked in Forbes China’s top 100 enterprises.

With manufacturing factories in Guangdong and Anhui provinces, the company has the production capability of more than 6 million sets of air conditioner units manually.

MBO mainly exports its major items like air conditioners, water heaters, and heat pumps to more than 100 countries in the world.

It has more than 600 patents which include over 130 invention patents. It won the “Leading Brand of Wearable Air Conditioner” award in 2022.

Key Products of MBO:

  • Wall-Mounted AC
  • Floor Standing unit
  • Cassette Air Conditioner
  • Ceiling AC Unit
  • Floor Standing AC
  • Ducted AC Unit
  • Heat Pump

Recommended Reason:

MBO air conditioner is highly efficient because of its low energy consumption during operation.

The noise level is low and the installation process is very easy.

MBO air condition systems most of the time don’t need maintenance for long periods.

8. Chigo Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Chigo Air Conditioner Headquarter

The full name of the Chigo air conditioner manufacturer company is Guangdong Chigo Air Conditioning Co., Ltd, under Chigo Group, established in 1994, and headquartered in Nanhai, Foshan.

It has a market value of 20.1 billion yuan in 2018, won the title of China’s top 10 air conditioner exporting company in the 2018 air conditioner brand ranking, and has a patent on a Cloud AC system based on cloud computing.

Chigo group also comes with other brands like Lakes, TACHIAIR, iCongo, and 4 overseas branches in America, Kazakhstan, Ghana, and Vietnam.

It has two production bases in Foshan and Jiujiang with 10000+ employees and annual 10 million sets of different Chigo air conditioner models production capacity and exports to more than 200 countries worldwide.

Major product categories of Chigo Group are residential air conditioning systems, commercial air conditioning systems, refrigerators, household appliances, and other fields.

Miracle Braze free HVAC Fittings for CHIGO Air Conditioner Installation

Miracle Braze free HVAC Fittings for CHIGO Air Conditioner Installation

Key Products of Chigo:

  • Chigo portable air conditioner
  • Chigo split air conditioner
  • Chigo Window air conditioner
  • Dehumidifier & Air Purifier
  • Evaporative Coolers
  • Refrigerators & Ice Makers
  • Washing Machines
  • Refrigeration Equipment

Recommended Reason:

Chigo air conditioner comes with several advantages such as affordable prices, noise-free operation, using a reliable Toshiba compressor, several inverter air conditioner modes, etc.

It is easy to enable/configure and perfectly suits wall-mounted air conditioners and split systems.

Chigo air conditioner also comes with a 3-year of manufacturing guarantee.

9. Chunlan Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Chunlan Air Conditioner Headquarter

Chunlan Group Corporation is the manufacturer of the Chunlan AC brand, started in 1973 and operating from Taizhou.

It is a very well-known air conditioner brand in Asia and has the largest production base.

It has dozens of subsidiaries worldwide, occupies about 16.5% of the local air conditioner market in China, and also provides OEM for world-renowned brands like National, Sanyo, carrier, etc.

Chunlan has 4 air conditioner production bases, 15 assembly lines, and more than 5000 employees with 3 million annual production capacity of air conditioning units which they export to more than 120 countries worldwide.

With 6 large business industry manufacturing businesses, Chunlan’s major product categories are household and industrial AC, power batteries, vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, etc.

Key Products Chunlan:

  • Chunlan Split Air Conditioner
  • Chunlan Window Air conditioner
  • Chunlan Portable Air Conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Tropical air conditioner
  • Refrigerating equipment
  • Air conditioner compressor

Recommended Reason:

Chunlan air conditioner uses Daikin and Hitachi compressors and has several different panels.

The advanced high-density air filters remove 78.6% of dust and are protected against anti-frost.

Chunlan AC uses patent super silence technology that ensures extremely silent and quiet operation.

Compared to other Air conditioners, Chunlan is cheap and budget-friendly.

Its temperature can reach too high and doesn’t affect climate change. Installation is easy and quick.

10. Kelon Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

 Kelon Air Conditioner Headquarter

Kelon brand is the top air conditioner manufacturer in China, established in 1984 and headquartered in Foshan, Guangdong.

It is also known in the Chinese market as another brand name Ronshen.

It came one step ahead of being an electrical home appliances manufacturing giant after Hisense acquired Kelon in 2006, called Hisense Kelon, and changed its company name to Hisense Kelon Electrical Holdings Limited.

Kelon company has a strong production base network in Shunde, Yingkou, Chendu, Yangzhou, Beijing, Qingdao, Huzhou, and other cities with 10000+ employees and more than 10 million production capacity of air conditioner units annually.

Its major product category includes household AC, and central AC, and exports to more than 130 countries globally.

Kelon air conditioner manufacturer has approximately 300 R&D Personnel worldwide enriching its 300+ scientific achievements and 2000+ patents including smart dehumidification technology in the air conditioning industry.

Key Products of Hisense Kelon:

  • Kelon window air conditioner
  • Kelon split air conditioner
  • Kelon portable air conditioner
  • Computer refrigerators
  • Mechanical refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Washing Machines
  • Other home appliances

Recommended Reason:

Kelon air-conditioners use Mitsubishi compressors and LG compressors for 1P models; QINGAN compressors for 1.5P models; Hitachi compressors for 2P models; Mitsubishi compressors for 3P models; Copeland compressors for 5P models.

Hisense Kelon air conditioners are well known for their double-efficiency technique which has broken the world record for air conditioner energy efficiency by achieving a ratio of 7.0 in 2004.

Hisense Kelon Air conditioner also has very good air quality and fast cooling with an antivirus dust filter, self-diagnosable features, and all other advanced technology of Hisense innovation.

11. Changhong Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Changhong Air Conditioner Headquarter

CHANGHONG Air Conditioner Manufacturer company is not only one of the biggest but oldest AC manufacturing companies in China established in 1998 and headquartered in Mianyang, Sichuan, China.

It is one of the best air conditioner brands in Asia and has about 8 overseas subsidiaries and 35 Chinese subsidiaries including famous brands like MELING, HUAYI, CHIQ, Jiaxipera, etc.

CHANGHONG has 12 production bases with state-of-the-art production lines and assembly lines.

It also has 5 R&D, Labs, and many co-labs with renewed overseas brands to improve its research and innovation.

It has more than 5800000 units of annual air conditioner production capacity with 32000 employees and exports to more than 100 countries worldwide.

Its major product category besides a wide range of household and commercial air conditioners, is TV, Cell Phone, Digital Signage, LED Monitors, and Home Appliance.

Key Products Changhong:

  • Changhong Portable Air Conditioner
  • Changhong split air conditioner
  • Changhong Ruba Air Conditioner
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Compressor
  • TV
  • Cell Phone
  • Electronics Components

Recommended Reason:

CHANGHONG Central Air Conditioning brand has the best quality inspection system and also passed certificates like UL, CE, CB, TUV, CCIB, etc.

It is one of the popular brands in many countries, such as Pakistan.

Having full features with other AC brands and the same functionality, the CHANGHONG air conditioner comes with a bit cheaper price for a low budget, low electricity consumption, fast cooling, anti-corrosion, and a long warranty.

A special benefit of the CHANGHONG air conditioner is the auto clean feature you can press the remote button and it will clean the AC automatically.

12. TCL Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

TCL Air Conditioner Headquarter

TCL (Telephone Communication Limited) Technology Group Co. Ltd was established in 1981 and headquartered in Huizhou, Guangdong Province.

It is the largest air conditioner manufacturer based in China and the 25th world’s largest consumer electronics producer (2010).

With the complete smart home solutions, its major product categories are TVS, Mobile Phones, AC, Refrigerators, and Small Electrical Appliances.

Although started as an electronics product manufacturing company, manufacturing of TCL air conditioners was started in 1999 including residential and commercial air conditioners, TCL portable air conditioners, TCL window air conditioners, portable dehumidifiers, and air conditioning compressors.

It has 10 manufacturing bases in China, Brazil, Indonesia, etc, producing more than 30 million units of AC annually with 70000 employees worldwide.

TCL exports its air conditioner unit to more than 160 countries in the world.

They are also partnering with Hisense and CHANGHONG to develop standards for many products.

Key Products of TCL:

  • Air Conditioners Refrigerator
  • Rechi compressor
  • Electric Lighting
  • Digital Media
  • Robot Vacuum Cleaners
  • TVs
  • DVD Players
  • Home Appliances

Recommended reason:

TCL is the most suitable for you if you live in a country where there is load shedding, electricity supply issues, and frequent power fluctuations.

It uses less power compared to other brands of air conditioners, doesn’t affect power flow changes, and also can be run by solar panels.

The TCL air conditioning system also has auto-off, ionizer or plasma generator, sleep mode, automatic, and other advanced features.

TCL air conditioners also produce less sound comparably.

13. Shinco Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Shinco Air Conditioner Headquarter

Jiangsu Shinco Technology Co. Ltd, popularly known as “Shinco” is another popular electronics manufacturer and top air conditioner manufacturer in China, founded in 1980 and headquartered in Changzhou, China.

Except for manufacturing air conditioners, Shinco’s primary product type also includes heat pumps, major appliances, small appliances, TVs, and other consumer electronics.

It has 12 manufacturing plants with an annual production capacity of more than 400000 sets of air conditioner units, 8000 employees, and exports to many countries worldwide including the United States, South Korea, Russia, South Africa, Australia, etc.

Shinco has new and advanced R&D centers, laboratories, and quality testing centers to ensure innovative and quality products for its consumers.

Key Products of Shinco :

  • Shinco split air conditioner
  • Shinco air conditioner parts
  • Heat Pump
  • Dehumidifier
  • Air Purifier
  • Accessories
  • LCD/LED/Smart TVs
  • GPS
  • Washing Machines

Recommendation Reason:

Shinco’s portable air conditioner is very popular worldwide because of its efficient cooling and suitable service for small rooms/offices.

Both air conditioner and portable unit has similar functions including 3 1 functionality that is dehumidifying, cooling, and fan.

Shinco can operate without being so loud and doesn’t create destruction while sleeping or working.

It is also energy efficient, has filtration to remove dust and unwanted particles, and is very durable which makes it valuable for your spending.

14. Yair Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Yair Air Conditioner Headquarter

Yangzi Group is the manufacturer of Yair air conditioner, which is a top air conditioner manufacturer in China, established in 1988 and headquartered in Chuzhou, Anhui, China.

Yair Air Conditioner is amongst the earliest companies that start manufacturing Air conditioners.

Its primary items include a wide range of air conditioning systems and digital gadgets.

Yair Air Conditioner can manufacture more than 800000 tons of air conditioner annually in their self-built 4 production base with 1500 employees.

It also exports to more than 55 countries including the UK, Australia, Thailand, UAE, New Zealand etc.

Yair Air Conditioner inspects every single product from raw materials to final goods to make sure the results are good and durable.

It has more than 10,000 service centers, 7 R&D centers, and 16 inspection labs.

Key Product of Yair:

  • Air conditioner
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Ice machine
  • Commercial Refrigerator
  • Split wall-mounted unit
  • Floor standing unit

Recommendation Reason:

Yair Air conditioner’s major advantage is its strong and healthy quality of wind power.

With very little noise, energy energy-saving mode, the installation is easy and the air circulation speed is very fast.

Yair Air conditioner has a very generous and good-looking appearance.

It doesn’t take up a large space to set up, and the budget is friendly too.

15. Sonlu Air Conditioner Manufacturer:

Sonlu Air Conditioner Headquarter

Sonlu, or ShuangLu Air Conditioner brand is mainly from Shanghai Shuanglu Air Conditioner Manufacturing Co., Ltd., established in 1993, and headquartered in Songjiang, Shanghai, China.

It has 5 big production bases in China and more than 3000 employees who produce about 5 million units of refrigerators, freezers, and 1 million sets of air conditioners annually.

Sonlu exports its air conditioner to nearly 50 countries worldwide including Europe, America, Hong Kong, Macao, and other countries.

Sonlu Air Conditioner ensures a strict quality management system and environmental management system and passed ISO9001 and ISO14001 quality standard certifications.

The Shanghai Shuanglu(deer) air-conditioner manufacturer Co., LTD primarily manufactures refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, air conditioners, Kitchen Appliances, home appliances, etc.

Key Products of Sonlu:

  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Air Conditioners
  • Washing machines
  • Water heater
  • Gas Stoves
  • Disinfecting
  • Cabinet

Recommended Reason:

Shuanglu or Sonlu air conditioners only need 1 degree of electricity per hour and can save up to 40% of energy in summer and 50% in winter.

So the operating cost remains very low.

Sonly air conditioner is famous for its large cooling air power from far away, providing 18000 cubic meters of cool air per hour, which makes it one of the best efficient air conditioners.

The cost is also low compared to other air conditioners and it filters all chemical substances from the air, ensuring fresh and healthy airflow.

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