DAIKIN INDUSTRIES Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of air conditioning equipment. It operates through the following segments: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Business, Chemicals and Others. The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Business segment provides residential air conditioners, residential air purifiers, commercial-use air conditioners, commercial-use air purifiers, large-sized chillers, marine container refrigeration units and marine vessel air conditioners. The Chemicals segment provides fluoropolymers, fine chemical products, fluorocarbons and chemical engineering machinery. The Others segment includes oil hydraulic, defense systems and electronics businesses. The company was founded by Akira Yamada on October 25, 1924 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.