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Prarie Mechanical Corp. (Omaha, Nebraska) joined Synergy Solution Group (Lisle, Illinois).



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Shaun Edwards

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Kurt Krawczyk

Triangle Tube (West Deptford, New Jersey) named Shaun Edwards CEO of Triangle Tube North America. He previously served as CEO of Groupe Atlantic, UK & ROI Division.

Beckhoff Automation LLC (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) expanded its operations in California with the opening of a new office in Carlsbad, California.

Uponor North America (Apple Valley, Minnesota) celebrated the grand opening of its newest expansion, a 237,000-square-foot facility located in Hutchinson, Minnesota.

Aaon Inc.’s (Tulsa, Oklahoma) water-source heat pump products are now performance certified with the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI’s) Water-Source Heat Pumps Certification Program.

The Whalen Co. (Easton, Maryland) announced Kurt Krawczyk as regional manager.

Robertshaw® (Itasca, Illinois) named Marisa Rave director of marketing.

RectorSeal® LLC (Houston) received the Vendor Platinum Decade Award from the HVAC industry buying group Key Wholesaler Group Association (North Kansas City, Missouri).

Fresh-Aire UV (Jupiter, Florida) purchased a new 25,000-square-foot facility on a 3-acre site for its new headquarters.



Sweeney Rogers Geraghty Inc. (Raynham, Massachusetts) will represent Adey Innovation Ltd. (Pittsburgh) in Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and upstate New York.



Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 15 percent in August 2018.

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC) — Educational Foundation announced Laurie and Daniel Crigler, owners of L&D Associates Inc. (Aroda, Virginia), were named to its board of governors.



GPS Insight (Scottsdale, Arizona) named Gary Fitzgerald CEO.

ServiceTitan (Glendale, California) partnered with LinkedIn to build an employee learning program that fuels the company’s growth and enriches its culture of individual development.


Publication date: 11/5/2018

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