Heating, Airconditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI)
announced Alan Beaulieu, principal and executive vice president of the
Institute for Trend Research® (ITR), has been designated as the association’s
of Gustave A. Larson Co.’s Annual Supplier Evaluation were recently announced.
Honored were Advanced Distributor Products, J.B. Industries, Crystal
Distribution Inc., DuPont Fluoroproducts, and Heatcraft Refrigeration Products.
than 250 customers attended the grand opening of Johnstone Supply’s Knoxville,
Tenn., location. The 30,000-square-foot facility features a technician
information center for contractors and stocks over 5,000 products.
Striving to be the region’s single source provider of engineered system components and services for a total industrial HVAC solution, Principals Matthew Beecroft and Richard DeWitt launched a new company, ElitAire. It represents HVAC equipment from 18 industry-leading manufacturers.
Burke Engineering Co., a wholesale distributor of controls and HVACR parts and equipment, opened a new superstore in Anaheim, Calif. Celebrating its 60th year in business, the company is combining the current Anaheim and Santa Ana locations into one facility.
At its annual Pinnacle Awards distributor event, American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning honored eight authorized distributors for their outstanding business performance in 2008. The awards presentation was presided over by Jamie Byrne, vice president of sales.
APR Supply Inc. has opened two new distribution branches after acquiring the assets of H&S Supply Co. in New Oxford and Gettysburg, Pa. The new facilities are located at 627 York Street and 310 Lincolnway East.
Meier Supply Co. Inc. opened its 16th branch location. The new branch makes Meier Supply Co. the first and only refrigeration wholesaler in the Hanover-Gettysburg, Pa., region. The location features over 2,000 square feet of showroom space and an additional 7,000 square feet of warehouse space.
Over 200 people attended First Supply’s HVAC Dealer Meeting and Product Show that included an HVACR tradeshow attended by over 20 vendors and manufacturer representatives. Attendees also had access to information sessions.