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A. O. Smith Corporation (Milwaukee) announced that Jim Margoni, senior vice president of wholesale sales at A. O. Smith Water Products, will be retiring, and Rick Hawk will be the successor.

Shannon Lessner

Shannon Lessner

Reed Manufacturing (Erie, Pennsylvania) named Shannon Lessner regional manager for Midwest markets. She will develop new business in an 11-state area.

Cambridge Engineering (Chesterfield, Missouri) was named Missouri’s Small Manufacturer of the Year by the Missouri Association of Manufacturers (MAM).

Hunter Fan Company (Cordova, Tennessee) acquired Jan Fan (Rochester Hills, Michigan).

CoolSys (Brea, California) acquired Building Air Services.

Total Comfort Group (Eatontown, New Jersey) announced the opening of a new Midwest office location in Concord, Ohio.



Radiant Plumbing & Air Conditioning (Austin, Texas) named Keith Mercurio director of leadership development.



Campbell Mechanical Services Inc. (Northwood, Ohio) was presented the 2019 Family Business Achievement Award by Smart Business.



Winsupply Inc. (Moraine, Ohio) named Eric Roush vice president of supply chain.

Meier Supply (Conklin, New York) was voted ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) Company of the Year at the annual ESOP conference.



Profit Rhino (Vestal, New York) and Callahan Roach (Arlington, Texas) announced that they have begun operating both companies under the Profit Rhino brand.



Western HVAC Performance Alliance Inc. (WHPA) announced that it will be closing permanently by the end of November 2019.

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc.’s president, Amit Ahuja, began his 2019-2020 presidential term.

Syretta Williams

Syretta Williams

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) named Syretta Williams its new manager of training and HR solutions.

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