Fight counterfeits to protect your image

Looks can be deceptive. Be aware of fake Danfoss products to protect your own reputation and the reputation and safety of your customers.

It pays to stay clear of counterfeited products.

Danfoss products are significant and likely to jeopardise your reputation in the market. Only by choosing 100 per cent genuine Danfoss products you get the quality you paid for and avoid system breakdowns and business losses.

“At Danfoss, we know that fake products give our wholesalers as well as our company a bad name. Therefore, we are doing everything we can to fight the counterfeits. Our Intellectual Property department is constantly investigating potential counterfeit traders in the region and taking suitable action against them”, says Vikas Anand, Head of Cooling - Asia Pacific.

Danfoss is using all options within the legal system to fight counterfeits – from collecting intelligence from internal and external sources to sending warning letters and filing criminal and civil suits. Usually fake products are uncovered during regular street raids in big cities together with local police authorities.

In addition to this, Danfoss never misses a chance to focus on the dangers of counterfeited products – at trade fairs and at authorised wholesalers. An Asian partner campaign has recently been launched to inform about dangers and annoyances related to fake Danfoss products and to involve wholesalers and end-users in the fight against counterfeits – e.g. through outlet kits and anonymous report forms.

It pays to avoid unreliable counterfeits

All Danfoss products are built on an impressive platform of knowhow and experience. The materials used and the technologies applied are of the highest quality – which is why Danfoss products come with a multitude of international approvals.

Counterfeits, on the other hand, are unreliable and likely to have a number of shortcomings. These may interfere with the operation of an entire system and, at worst, cause the compressor to break down. So it pays to stay clear of fake products. Especially, if you wish to protect your reputation in the market.

How to identify fake Danfoss products

It may be difficult to spot a fake Danfoss product, especially from the distance, but there are ways and Danfoss is with this campaign making an effort in helping the customers identify genuine Danfoss products. Danfoss is also continuously improving the identification elements to make it easier for our customers to identify and avoid risks of system failures due to fake products.

If you come across a fake product or have any doubts as to whether a product is genuine Danfoss or a counterfeit, please go to or contact Danfoss directly at

For more information:

Prrudy Wong, Marketing Communications Manager Asia Pacific, Danfoss Cooling,

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Danfoss engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. We meet the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Our products and services are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. We are also active in the field of renewable energy as well as district heating infrastructure for cities and urban communities. Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today Danfoss is a world-leader, employing 23,400 employees and serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are still privately held by the founding family. Read more about us at


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