Hill Phoenix, a manufacturer of commercial and industrial refrigeration systems and display cases, has announced the sale of its Southeast branch operation to Excell Refrigeration of South Carolina Inc., a Hill Phoenix dealer. Excell Refrigeration has offices in Lexington, S.C., and Lantana, Fla. It provides installation and service work throughout the southeastern United States.

"The real advantage to our customers will be our ability to complement the outstanding product line and reputation of Hill Phoenix in the grocery arena with Excell's unparalleled installation servicing and maintenance capabilities," said Raymond Taylor, Excell owner.

Keith Wennik, vice president of regional sales for Hill, added, "Our primary goal is to manufacture the best commercial refrigeration equipment in the industry, to continue to advance our technology, to focus on product sales, and to further expand our dealer network. By partnering with our own dealers like Excell, we know our equipment is in good hands and our customers will continue to receive outstanding service and support."

For more information, go to www.hillphoenix.com or www.excellrefrigeration.com.

Publication date: 10/30/2006