Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. of Zhuhai ("Gree") is the largest specialized air conditioner enterprise in the world. Including Zhuhai headquarters, we have 6 production bases located in Chongqing, Brazil, Hefei, Pakistan and Vietnam with over 40,000 employees in total. Our annual production capacity is over 27 million sets of residential air conditioners and 2 million sets of commercial air conditioners. In 2008, we reached total revenue 42,2 billion Yuan (approximately 6,18 billion USD).
Over the years, we have consolidated our status of pacesetter on the domestic air conditioner market. Under the effort of more than 2,300 R&D engineers, we have obtained nearly 2,000 patents. Additionally, about 300 labs and an Incoming Inspection Factory with more than 300 inspectors guaranteed the high quality of our products.
So far, we have set up sales and service networks in more than 200 countries and regions and launched Gree brand products into the household appliance market in more than 100 countries and regions successfully. Till 2008, Gree products had been presented to over 8,8 million users all over the world.
Now, our products are steadily distributed to every corner in the world to create a more comfortable and harmony working environment and family atmosphere. To make people a better life, we will continue to do more.