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Johnson Controls (Milwaukee) announced that it will acquire Synchrony (Roanoke, Virginia), a part of Siemens Gas and Power.

SpacePak’s (Wesfield, Massachusetts) Solstice Extreme Air-to-Water Heat Pump received the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2019 Energy Star Emerging Technology Award.

Justin Verke

Justin Verke

Smart Care Equipment Solutions (Saint Paul, Minnesota) named Justin Verke, the company’s former vice president of service, to vice president of transformation.

R.P. Fedder Industrial LLC (Rochester, New York) has been named to the 2019 Rochester Chamber Top 100 list of fastest-growing, privately owned companies in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region.

Miura America (Rockmart, Georgia) celebrated the 10th anniversary of its headquarters.

Superior Boiler (Hutchinson, Kansas) announced that Nick LeJeune has been named vice president, sales & marketing, for Superior Holding, and Don Whitman has been named vice president, general manager of its industrial watertube division.

JB Industries (Aurora, Illinois) completed its acquisition of C&D Valve (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma).



Keith Keller

Keith Keller

NAVAC (Lyndhurst, New Jersey) named Keith Keller Southern Regional Sales


Mestek (Westfield, Massachusetts) announced Intermountain Hydronic Specialties (West Valley City, Utah) as its new representative in Utah and the Nevada counties of Elko and Eureka for select products.

Master-Bilt (New Albany, Mississippi) announced First Market Group LLC (Atlanta, Georgia) as its newest independent sales and marketing representatives.



The Gustave A. Larson Company (Pewaukee, Wisconsin) announced that it has placed 54th on Deloitte’s 2019 Wisconsin 75™ list.



Resolute Industrial Holdings LLC (Indianapolis) announced that it has acquired American Equipment Group (Fort Wayne, Indiana).



The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of the City of New York will award the 2019 Craftsmanship Award to John Hazen White, Jr., executive chairman & CEO of Taco Comfort Solutions (Cranston, Rhode Island).

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