FieldEdge and Ron Smith announced a partnership to provide FieldEdge customers with exclusive content and coaching. The partnership complements FieldEdge’s focus on building software that improves the operational efficiency of home service contractors with Smith’s expertise in teaching contractors how to leverage those efficiencies.
Director of business development — gaming and hospitality
April 17, 2017
Plasma Air Intl. announced the appointment of Staice June as director of business development, gaming and hospitality. In her new role, June is responsible for developing Plasma Air’s business and driving the growth of all product lines within the North American gaming and hospitality markets.
Service World Expo announced a call for speakers interested in sharing knowledge that benefits residential service contractors in the HVAC, plumbing, and electrical industries at the September 2017 Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On the heels of brand-new air conditioning product launches, LG Electronics is reinforcing its deep commitment to the future of the HVAC industry by introducing the “LG Technology Roadshow” — a unique LG mobile showroom on wheels — providing customers across the U.S. an opportunity for a hands-on experience with LG’s latest air conditioning technologies.
Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), held its 2017 Diamond Leadership Conference at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona, from February 25–28. The annual conference, with a theme of vision, dedication, and success — included nearly 400 distributors, sales reps, and employees who celebrated a successful year as well as new programs, products, and strategies for 2017.
Testo Inc. announced its 2017 Refrigeration Spring Campaign. This campaign builds upon the immense success of Testo’s Smart Probe Refrigeration Kit and the 550 and 557 Smart Digital Manifolds, which now come standard with Bluetooth.
Engineering the future of refrigeration and air conditioning
April 13, 2017
With the opening of a brand new Application Development Center (ADC) in Tallahassee, Florida, Danfoss now has four Cooling ADCs where OEMs and Danfoss engineers collaborate in a test environment to create innovative cooling solutions for the future.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) relaunched its networking app as HARDI Hub. The new HARDI Hub app underwent a soft launch at HARDI’s Supply Chain Excellence Conference in Tempe, Arizona.
Specialty trade contractors continue to dominate construction employment
April 11, 2017
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March employment data, which revealed a slowing of job growth from previous months. A clear bright spot in the report was the 7,300 new jobs in nonresidential specialty trade construction.