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Evapco Inc. (Taneytown, Maryland) announced a price increase on cooling towers, closed circuit coolers, options and accessories, the eco-Air Series of Dry and Adiabatic units, evaporators, CPA systems, SSTP Penthouse evaporators, EDF make-up air units, Evapcold, RVS, water systems, and ice coils, effective immediately.

Ingersoll Rand’s (Davidson, North Carolina) commercial HVAC business unit announced a price increase of up to 4 percent on select applied and unitary equipment for Trane® (Davidson, North Carolina), effective Oct. 12.

Ruskin (Grandview, Missouri) announced a price increase of 3 to 4 percent on all orders, effective Nov. 1.



Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning LLC (Plano, Texas) acquired Aames Plumbing & Heating doing business as The Pink Plumber (Atlanta) with locations in Atlanta; Tampa, Florida; and Dallas.

Assured Comfort Heating, Air & Plumbing (Atlanta) acquired Gus HVAC Inc. (Canton, Georgia), expanding its territory into the greater Canton and Alpharetta areas.



HB McClure Co. LLC (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) announced a merger with Accu-Aire Mechanical Systems Inc. (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) and its engineering division, MMG Engineering LLC (Lancaster, Pennsylvania).

Atlantic Westchester Inc. (Bedford Hills, New York) received the Small Business Award presented by 914Inc. magazine.



Bruce Cole - ACHR

Bruce Cole

Atsuhiro Yabu - The ACHR News

Atsuhiro Yabu

Aprilaire (Madison, Wisconsin) became a member of the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) suppliers advisory board.

WaterFurnace Intl. Inc. (Fort Wayne, Indiana) named Bruce Cole vice president of residential sales and marketing.

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC (Suwanee, Georgia) named Atsuhiro Yabu president and CEO.

HiberSense Inc. (Pittsburgh) announced that the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named it a Tech 50 Awards finalist in the Start Category.

Ali Group (Chicago) named Gary Mick president of Ice-O-Matic (Denver), an Ali Group company, effective Sept. 10.



ServiceTitan (Glendale, California) ranks 13th in the Large Company Category in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Best Places to Work 2018 list. The list recognizes the 100 best employers in Los Angeles County.


Publication date: 10/1/2018

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