Japanese has been the leader in ductless split for a long time and they've been using VFD drive in residential units since 1980s. S.Korea's Samsung and LG are also coming in strong in ductless systems.
Are they soon to gain major stakes in ducted systems too?
Rheem/Ruud has been wholy owned by Paloma since 1988
Daikin owns McQuay and it has just announced its intent to buy Goodman for $3.8bn