North Central / Regional Reports

Former Trane Professionals Form Consulting Group

October 27, 2003
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
La CRESCENT, Minn. - GEA Consulting recently announced its startup as a "new breed" of company specializing in helping small and large businesses gain access to experienced resources to assist the HVAC industry.

"Today's lean companies need access to experienced engineering talent to supplement their staffs for special projects or unique skills they may not have in-house," stated GEA president Larry Butz. "We tend to hear more about downsizing without recognizing there is often a corresponding ‘upsizing' occurring elsewhere in the industry."

All of GEA's personnel were formerly with major HVAC manufacturer Trane. According to the company, its staff has an average of 27 years of industry experience. Its capabilities include:

  • Technology and product development;

  • Market research;

  • Lean manufacturing and process improvement;

  • Laboratory testing and analysis; and

  • Environmental and regulatory.

    With its international experience, GEA says it can help companies of all sizes "go global."

    "Many of our people have been involved in the global environmental issues of ozone depletion and global warming over the last 10 years," says GEA's Dick Cawley. "Our expertise in new refrigerants, lubricants, materials, and chemistry is some of the best in the industry."

    GEA headquarters is in La Crescent, Minn., with offices in Wisconsin, Texas, France, and Australia. For more information, visit www.gea-consulting.com or call 507-895-6826.

    Publication date: 10/27/2003

  • Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

    You must login or register in order to post a comment.

    Multimedia

    Videos

    Image Galleries

    2014 MCAA Annual Convention

    Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Podcasts

    NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

    Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

    More Podcasts

    ACHRNEWS

    NEWS 04-21-14 cover

    2014 April 21

    Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

    Table Of Contents Subscribe

    SERVICE CALLS POLL

    Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
    View Results Poll Archive

    HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

    plumbing-hvac.gif
    2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

    Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

    More Products

    Clear Seas Research

     

    Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

    DON'T MISS A THING

    Magazine image
     
    Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

    STAY CONNECTED

    facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con