NEW LENOX, Ill. — Munch’s Supply LLC, an HVAC distributor and third-generation family business operating 12 branches in Chicago, northwest Indiana, and Michigan has acquired Wichita, Kansas-based O’Connor Co. Inc. and expanded its distribution footprint to include six additional branches serving portions of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri.

“The O’Connor purchase is part of Munch’s long-term strategy to aggressively grow into other regions through strategic acquisitions,” said Robert Munch, CEO, Munch’s Supply. “We are excited to welcome O’Connor’s customers and employees. Superior, award-winning customer service will remain our No. 1 priority.”

O’Connor will continue to operate under the same name as an independent company and will retain its current management team with Greg Borr, executive director of operations, stepping into the role of president. It will maintain locations in Lenexa, Kansas; Urbandale, Iowa; Omaha, Nebraska; Wichita, Kansas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

“We are looking forward to sharing in the resources and leadership of Munch’s Supply,” Borr said. “We are pleased to combine our strengths to further enhance customer service in our rapidly growing marketplace.”

“We were impressed with O’Connor’s strong market position, rich, 97-year history, and commitment to the Trane and American Standard brands in HVAC distribution,” Munch added. “Lynn Piller and the O’Connor team have done a fantastic job building a solid and successful operation with superior commitment to its family of contractors.”

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Publication date: 12/08/17