DeLonghi Group is currently involved in far-reaching expansion, fully capable of carrying into the world at large that unique and winning business philosophy long associated with Italian products. It is a strong Italian force on the international business scene thanks to its distribution network present in more than 50 countries. Exclusive distributors, direct subsidiaries and representation offices guarantee the Group continuous growth and the achievement of the grand project of constant expansion in all the principal markets and countries of the world, from Europe to North America, from Japan to South Africa. The DeLonghi Group is a leader operating in the comfortable-living field in four different business sectors: air-conditioning, heating and air-treatment, food preparation and cooking, and house cleaning and ironing. Ideas and innovation, research and development, production expertise, brand strength and international distribution have made DeLonghi a continuously expanding, multi-specialist Group. The Group is world leader in the portable air-conditioning, heating and air-treatment appliances and aims at achieving leadership in cooking, ironing and floor-care appliances. The prime factor in DeLonghi’s enviable success is closely linked to the company’s heritage of ideas and innovation. A company that has successfully expanded starting from portable heating (oil-filled electric radiators, electric convectors, fan-heaters, catalytic and infra-red gas heaters, etc), progressing to air-conditioning (a division in which DeLonghi is unique for its appliance offering, from the most versatile single unit portable air-conditioner, the famous Pinguino), right up to refrigeration and air conditioning system for industrial and civil complex uses, such as shopping centers, hospitals, banks and hotels. The DeLonghi product offering also encompasses appliances for air treatment, floor care, food preparation and cooking (microwave and electric ovens, coffee machines, deep fryers, contact grills, food processors, etc), gas and electric freestanding cookers, built-in ovens and tops, water-circulating heating units for centralized heating system. Another strong point of the DeLonghi Group is the continuous technological improvement of individual production unit and the correct management of the most critical phases of the production process to optimize productivity and product differentiation beside accelerate “time-to market”. Modern and automated plants, specialization and complementary: these are the elements that make the DeLonghi plants state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and enable the Group to provide products that are competitive in cost and extremely high in quality. Their portable air conditioners are efficient and environmentally friendly by using eco-friendly R410A refrigerant gas with zero ozone depletion, easy and fast 5-minute installation, and no tools required, easily portable with durable castor wheels and side-carry handles.