CoolSys™ announced it has acquired Certified Refrigeration and Mechanical, Inc. (“CRM”), a Madison, Wisconsin-based refrigeration services company. With this acquisition, Coolsys establishes its presence for the first time in the Wisconsin region with CRM’s 10 branch locations across the state.
“We’re looking forward to bringing CRM and its employees into our portfolio of companies and to doing business across the Wisconsin region,” said Adam Coffey, CEO of Coolsys. “This represents a significant milestone in our “Buy and Build” strategy designed to achieve company growth through strategic acquisitions of industry-leading refrigeration and HVAC companies.”
CRM is a local, family-oriented company offering statewide commercial refrigeration service solutions to meet its customers’ food service, refrigeration, and HVAC equipment repair and maintenance needs. Serving all major regions throughout the state of Wisconsin, it has established a reputation as an industry leader based on its expert knowledge, experience and technology. It uses the largest state-of-the-art refrigeration training lab in Wisconsin to ensure that technicians are professionally competent to serve all of its customers’ equipment service needs.
“We are excited about joining the Coolsys family of companies as we continue to serve the Wisconsin region,” said CRM President Gary Schmerler. “We remain committed to delivering the same high level of service our customers have come to expect, while offering added resources and capabilities from Coolsys.”
This acquisition is the third undertaken by Coolsys under its ownership by Audax Private Equity, and the second this year.
Publication date: 10/31/2017