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Integrated Facility Services (St. Louis) was named a 2018 Midwest Top 50 Specialty Contractor by Engineering News Record magazine.



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Geoff Bent

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Joel Judkins

Taco Comfort Solutions (Cranston, Rhode Island) named Geoffry Bent the southeast regional manager of commercial products. Previously, he was the regional sales manager for Taco’s building automation system product group.

Oklahoma Boiler Equipment (Oklahoma City), a subsidiary of Superior Boiler Technologies Inc. (Hutchinson, Kansas), named Joel Judkins director of sales.

Nortek Global HVAC (O’Fallon, Missouri) was granted a U.S. patent for a method of controlling and stabilizing hot gas reheat circuits in air conditioning systems.

Dynamic Air Quality Solutions (Princeton, New Jersey) announced its membership with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, an association of colleges and universities working to create a sustainable world.

Grundfos Americas Corp. (Brookshire, Texas) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new distribution hub facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida.



Benoist Brothers Supply Co. Inc. (Fenton, Missouri) acquired NuComfort Supply LLC (Glendale Heights, Illinois).

JW Winco Inc. (New Berlin, Wisconsin) opened a new branch in Mexico.



George Nikiforov Inc. (New York) will represent Webster Combustion Technology LLC (Winfield, Kansas) in Latin America and the Caribbean.

RM Cotton (Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) will represent Adey Innovation Ltd. (Pittsburgh) in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and western Wisconsin.



Regal Beloit Corp. (Beloit, Wisconsin) reported third-quarter 2018 total net sales of $925.4 million, which increased 8 percent from the previous year.

Modine Mfg. Co. (Racine, Wisconsin) reported second-quarter 2018 net sales of $548.9 million, which increased 8 percent from the prior year, 10 percent on a constant-currency basis.



Dewberry’s (Fairfax, Virginia) senior vice president, Shepard Hockaday, was inducted into the North Carolina State University 2018 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) department’s Alumni Hall of Fame.


Publication date: 12/3/2018

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