Carrier Southern California Sales and Distribution exhibited and hosted dealers at the 29th annual Institute of Heating & Air Conditioning Industries Inc. (IHACI) Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning/Refrigeration/SM Product and Equipment Trade Show. Booth activities included two racing simulators.
Approximately 250 people attended Modern Supply’s Counter Day in Knoxville, Tenn. Customers participated in a variety of activities and educational opportunities. Multiple vendors were on hand displaying products as well.
Meier Supply Co. Inc. celebrated the expansion of its distribution center and corporate headquarters in Johnson City, N.Y., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The expansion project, which was completed earlier this year, added 10,800 square feet to the distribution center.
WinWholesale was listed in the 2008 InformationWeek 500 and ranked No. 112 on the list of companies recognized for innovative use of information technology (IT). In the list’s distribution industry category, only one other company ranked higher than WinWholesale.
Coburn Supply, a Ruud distributor, has opened a new Prostock® store in Houma, La. This addition joins the company’s five other Prostock stores located in Louisiana and Texas. The grand opening was attended by dozens of contractors from across the region.
In an effort to cut contractor travel time, Trane continues to open parts locations in major markets in North America. So far in 2008, the company has opened nine new stores and relocated six across the United States and Canada. This network is intended to help contractors find the parts needed, when they are needed.
Cudd Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. won the grand prize of a Bahamas cruise following a recent promotion by Noland Co. and NuTone Heating and Cooling Products. The promotion, held in the Charlotte and Asheville, N.C., areas, offered dealers a chance to win prizes for learning more about the NuTone line.
Home Comfort Zones, manufacturer of the MyTemp home energy management and temperature control system, formed its Certified Dealer Network in Southern California. MyTemp is now available to residents of Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, and Riverside counties.
ICOR International Inc. has assigned JSG Associates, Tempe, Ariz., to its western most sales territory. JSG will provide sales and technical support to distributors and end users in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Colorado.
In recognition of the contributions made by Cee Kay to the advancement of the industry and in commemoration of the company’s 60th anniversary, Martin Quinn of Thermadyne presented Tom Dunn of Cee Kay with an abstract sculpture created by St. Louis artist Brother Melvin Meyer S.M.