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Aaon Inc. (Tulsa, Oklahoma) broke ground on a new facility at the Longview, Texas, manufacturing plant.

Carel Group (Brugine, Italy) has inaugurated a new plant in the Suzhou area of China.

Mann+Hummel (Ludwigsburg, Germany) acquired Hardy Filtration (Quebec, Canada).

DuraVent (Detroit) earned the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certification for its Vacaville, California, facility.

SPX Corp. (Charlotte, North Carolina) acquired SGS Refrigeration Inc. (Dixon, Illinois).

Russelectric (Hingham, Massachusetts) announced the opening of a full-scale hands-on training center for customers and field service technicians.

Nor-Lake Inc. (Hudson, Wisconsin) named LMS Associates (Arlington, Texas) its newest independent sales and marketing representatives.

Field Controls LLC (Kinston, North Carolina) announced the launch of its new website.

Raypak (Oxnard, California) extended its commercial line of hydronic boilers to new distribution partners: Auer Steel & Heating Supply Co. (Milwaukee), Goodin Company (Minneapolis), and PBBS (Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin).

Danfoss (Baltimore) announced a partnership with master distributor Motors & Armatures Inc. (Hauppauge, New York).

FabricAir Inc. (Lawrenceville, Georgia) is celebrating its 45th anniversary.



Howard Air (Phoenix) opened a new showroom and design center.



CoolSys (Brea, California) acquired Agape Mechanical, HVAC, Refrigeration and Plumbing Contractor (Lakeville, Minnesota).

IMS Evolve (Milton Keynes, UK) announced a strategic partnership with Current (Boston).



The Harris Products Group (Mason, Ohio) is now the exclusive distributor of Worthington Industries (Columbus, Ohio) air-fuel equipment in the U.S. wholesale channel.



The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) and the Institute of Refrigeration have revised Part 2 of the Guide to Good Commercial Refrigeration Practice series.

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announced that Dividend Finance of San Francisco, California, has joined ACCA’s corporate sponsor program.



XOi Technologies (Nashville, Tennessee) completed its Series C financing round.

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