Mestek Purchases Barcol-Air USA
WESTFIELD, Mass. - Mestek Inc., through its subsidiary, Radiant Advantage Designs LLC. has purchased the radiant ceiling products and certain physical assets of Barcol-Air USA Ltd. of Oxford, Connecticut, and has exclusively licensed certain radiant designs and intellectual property of Barcol Air Group of Schwerzenbach, Switzerland for manufacture and sale in North America.
Founded in 1979, Barcol-Air Group is a manufacturer of radiant ceilings, hybrid systems, and ventilation components. Barcol-Air Group intends to focus on its continuing development of innovative radiant solutions for the vibrant European market. Mestek is pleased that it will have the chance to build on the excellent work of Barcol-Air USA in developing radiant ceilings and related products for the North American HVAC markets.
Mestek, headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts is a diversified manufacturer of HVAC, architectural and metal forming products with manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, Canada, and China. Some if its well known HVAC brands include Sterling, Vulcan, Dadanco, L J Wing, Airtherm, RBI and many others. Mestek believes that the Barcol-Air radiant products and technology, especially the innovative WAVE® (patent pending), are excellent complements to its existing commercial HVAC products.
The Barcol-Air radiant products for North America will be further developed, applied and manufactured at Mestek’s operations in Westfield, Massachusetts. Mestek hopes to work with Barcol-Air USA’s network of independent sales representatives to grow this business. Mestek and Barcol-Air Group are also exploring other mutually beneficial opportunities for technical and business collaboration.
Publication date: 5/15/2018