FYI: July 2, 2018
For your information newsbriefs from a wide variety of categories within the HVAC industry. Price increases, mergers and acquisitions, award winners, and more are highlighted here each week.
Jeffrey T. Ogan
RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS: July 7, 2018
Conditioned Air Co. (Naples, Florida) named Tim Dupre president and CEO. He will assume CEO responsibilities from Theo Etzel, who will take on the role of chairman.
Southern Trust Home Services, (Roanoke, Virginia) named David Ribble director of sales and business development.
MANUFACTURERS: July 7, 2018
A. O. Smith (Ashland City, Tennessee) appointed Jeffrey T. Ogan as director of product management and technical support for its North America Water Heating business unit.
Nidec Motor Corp. (St. Louis) named Hiroyuki Yoshimoto president, replacing the company’s founder Shigenobu Nagamori. Nagamori will remain at the company as chairman and CEO.
Carel Industries (Brugine, Padova, Italy) debuted on the stock exchange in Italy. The initial offering involved 35 million shares, representing 35 percent of the company’s share capital.
Lennox Industries (Richardson, Texas) announced the iComfort® S30 and E30 smart thermostats are now compatible with the Apple HomeKit technology.
Malco Products SBC (Annandale, Minnesota) was honored with a Meritorious Achievement Award from the Governor’s Safety Awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.
Hotfoil-EHS Inc. (Hamilton, New Jersey) announced the opening of its facility in Birmingham, England.
ORGANIZATION: July 7, 2018
The National Cannabis Industry Association’s (NCIA’s) Cannabis Business Summit & Expo will take place in San Jose, July 26-27.
MANUFACTURER’S REPS: July 7, 2018
Energy Transfer Solutions (Kennett Square, Pennsylvania) was named representative for Bioclimatic Air Systems (Delran, New Jersey) in central and eastern Pennsylvania, south New Jersey, and all of Delaware.
Metz Connect (Tinton Falls, New Jersey) announced the addition of Industrial Marketing & Sales (Chattanooga, Tennessee) as a representative in the Southeastern region.
SCHOOL: July 7, 2018
HVAC Excellence granted accreditation to the HVACR program at HVACRedu.net (Heron, Montana).
CONTRACTOR SERVICES: July 7, 2018
Dewberry (Fairfax, Virginia) promoted Nicholas Saponara to senior associate. He is also the assistant department manager in the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) group.
Publication date: 7/2/2018