FYI: News Briefs in HVAC - July 22, 2019
For your information news briefs from a wide variety of categories within the HVAC industry. Price increases, mergers and acquisitions, award winners, and more are highlighted here each week.
Resideo Technologies Inc. (Austin, Texas) acquired LifeWhere (Pittsburgh).
Harris Products Group (Mason, Ohio) named Brian Henderson national sales manager — wholesale.
Navien Inc. (Irvine, California) was recognized as the leader in the wall-hung solo boiler market category, according to the 2018 summary report by BRG Enterprise Solutions Inc. (London).
Taco Comfort Solutions (Cranston, Rhode Island) recognized Darron Desroches as the 2018 Regional Manager of the Year for Taco’s North American sales team representing the Southeast sales market in the residential wholesale channel.
Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group’s (Salem, New Hampshire) John Richardson was named vice president of finance for the Refrigerated Solutions Group (RSG), reporting directly to Kevin Fink, president of RSG.
Tatro (Garden City, Kansas) opened a new facility in Pueblo, Colorado, to reduce the overtaxing of its resources and staff.
Robertson Heating Supply (Alliance, Ohio) opened a new branch in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to provide HVAC and plumbing equipment and supplies to contractors in Allen County and the surrounding area.
Meier Supply Co. Inc.’s (Conklin, New York) Ed Brink and Chuck Gaylord received the 2019 Regional Business Unit Diamond Service Group Distributor of the Year Award from Mitsubishi Electric (Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan) as the recipients of the Northeast Business Unit DSG Award.
Kele Inc. (Memphis, Tennessee) acquired Temperature Control Systems Inc. (Dallas).
Sweeney Rogers Geraghty Inc. (Raynham, Massachusetts) named Steve Johnson territory manager for western New York.
Skysail Solutions LLC (Pasadena, Maryland) announced its new partnership with Service Fusion (Irving, Texas).
Dewberry (Fairfax, Virginia) named John Bowling senior mechanical engineer in the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) department based in Raleigh, North Carolina.