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Lennox International Awards Denso Wave with Asia Supplier Innovation Honor

Award presented during Asia Supplier Conference in Shanghai, China.

Cleveland, June 6, 2013 – Lennox International Inc. (NYSE: LII) recently announced several awards for their leading suppliers at the Asia Supplier Conference in Shanghai.  The Asia Supplier Innovation award was presented to Denso Wave, a DENSO Group company that develops industrial systems and devices.

The Asia Supplier Innovation award is presented to a strategic development partner that develops technology and/or product to support differentiation at Lennox International and enable speed to market. 

“As part of our product planning process, we identified some key unmet needs in the market that required a differentiated industrial design and a need to hit a market window in less than 9 months,”  said Prakash Bedapudi, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Lennox International.  “We turned to Denso Wave to be our development partner as we had high regard for their engineering capabilities and manufacturing prowess to deliver a quality product on time and within our specifications.” 

Denso Wave functions as a collaborative resource providing advanced manufacturing technology, hardware / software development and test expertise enabling and supporting key partners like Lennox to achieve and sustain a competitive advantage for their products.

“This award is symbolic not only for the innovation included in the

technology and products we provide to Lennox, but is also a testament to the working relationship between the Denso Wave and Lennox teams” said Mitsuhiko Masegi, President & CEO of Denso Wave.

About Denso Wave

DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED, headquartered in Aichi prefecture, Japan, offers automatic data capture equipment, industrial robots, programmable controllers and other apparatus and systems. For more information, visit

DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global supplier of advanced technology, systems and components. Its customers include all the world’s major carmakers. Worldwide, the company employs approximately 120,000 people in 34 countries and regions, including Japan. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to, or visit our media website at

About Lennox International

Lennox International Inc. is a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets. Lennox International stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “LII.”

To learn more about Lennox International, visit To learn more about Lennox Industries, contact a Lennox field sales representative or visit


Bob Coppenhaver