PHNIX, a disruptor in the HVAC industry with more than 200 patents, has created an innovative organizational structure called the “Fission Startup Method.” It provides employees an opportunity to become leaders and shareholders of new business ventures through an internal competition. The Fission Method has led to the successful business transformation of PHNIX as a traditional manufacturer into the digital age, and the creation of 10 spin-off companies in 10 years. Headquartered in Guangzhou, China, PHNIX is one of the world’s largest heat pump manufacturers offering energy-efficient products and solutions to consumers and businesses globally. PHNIX products are exported and used in 60 countries outside of China. Committed to creating a cleaner planet, PHNIX has established a series of corporate social responsibility activities including building China’s first electric vehicle (EV) charging route, provided at no cost to EV drivers. The Chinese edition of FastCompany magazine named PHNIX in the Top 50 creative companies in China list for both 2014 and 2015.
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