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Carrier Corp. (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) announced a price increase of up to 7 percent on residential HVAC equipment and accessories, effective March 4.



Dependable Heating & Air Conditioning (Dixon, California) celebrated its 50th anniversary.



Custom Air Products and Services Inc. (Houston) named Dillon Allen general superintendent of its Mechanical Field Services Division.



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Jeff Underwood

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Tom Tonkins

RectorSeal LLC (Houston) named Jeff Underwood vice president of sales and marketing. He will also assume the same role for RectorSeal’s parent company, CSW Industrials (Dallas).

Malco Products SBC (Annandale, Minnesota) was recognized as the Medium Manufacturer of the Year by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal at the outlet’s inaugural Business Manufacturing Awards.

Triangle Tube (West Deptford, New Jersey) named Tom Tonkins director of sales and business development.



Yorkshire Systems Inc. (Kitchener, Ontario, Canada) will represent Adey Innovation Ltd. (Pittsburgh) in Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes.



The Minnesota Heating and Cooling Association (MHCA) awarded $1,000 scholarships to Alex Ditsch, Hennepin Technical College; Deondra Redmon, Minneapolis Community & Technical College; and Gregory Bunn, Hennepin Technical College.

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) named Brian Peirce, president and CEO of Peirce-Phelps Inc. (Blue Bell, Pennsylvania), 2019 chairman of the board.

Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) earned a 2018 Telly Award for its Workplace Violence Prevention and Protection safety training video.



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David Burt

ServiceTitan (Glendale, California) named David Burt CFO. He previously served as vice president of content planning and analysis and co-head of corporate development for Netflix.

QA Graphics (Ankeny, Iowa) rolled out final 2018 updates for its BAS Symbol Library v5, offering customers more detailed and realistic graphics.


Publication date: 1/28/2019

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