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Johnson Controls - Frick Industrial Refrigeration (Milwaukee) raised prices on aftermarket parts up to 13 percent, and select equipment up to 8 percent.



Mestek Inc. (Westfield, Massachusetts) named Meagan Harrington digital marketing manager for all brands under the Distributor Products Group umbrella.

AquaMotion Inc. (Warwick, Rhode Island) appointed JTG/Muir Inc. (Oakland, California) as its representative for Northern California, including Monterrey, King, Tulare, and Innyo counties, and Northern Nevada.


Jeremy Barton

Motion Industries Inc. (Birmingham, Alabama) named Jeremy Barton vice president of the company’s West Group. He will lead Motion’s West Group operations.

Triangle Tube (West Deptford, New Jersey) announced the launch of a new website.

Alfa Laval (Lund, Sweden) is to sell major parts of its commercial/industrial air heat exchanger business to Lu-Ve (Uboldo, Varese, Italy) for around €66m.

Hoshizaki America Inc. (Peachtree City, Georgia) transferred manufacturing of select self-contained square cube ice machines from Europe to its facility in Peachtree City.

Johnson Controls Intl. Plc. (Milwaukee) named Jeff Williams vice president and president, Global Products, Building Technologies & Solutions.

Honeywell (Charlotte, North Carolina) announced it has joined the Global Cybersecurity Alliance, created by the International Society of Automation, as a founding member.

Canarm Ltd. (Brockville, Ontario) began expanding its Parkedale Avenue, Brockville, facility.



Huron Capital (Detroit) announced that its HVAC installation, retrofit, and repair services ExecFactor platform,

Pueblo Mechanical & Controls (Tucson, Arizona), has acquired Innovative Mechanical Systems (Phoenix).



Watsco Inc. (Miami) signed an agreement to acquire Peirce-Phelps Inc. (Blue Bell, Pennsylvania).

American Refrigeration Supplies Inc.’s (Phoenix) president and CEO, Steve Martin, retired after a 41-year career with the company.



Tim Mathson

Tim Mathson

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. named Tim Mathson principal engineer.

H-E-B (San Antonio) joined the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership.

ASHRAE announced the release of its 2019 ASHRAE Handbook—HVAC Applications.

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