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.



Airxchange Inc. (Rockland, Massachusetts) announced the launch of a new corporate brand and website.

TSI Inc. (Shoreview, Minnesota) announced the addition of ISO 17025:2017 accreditation for select TSI and Alnor branded ventilation test instruments.

Automated Logic Corporation (Kennesaw, Georgia) recognized Control Solutions Group (New York) as Field Office of the Year and Automated Logic Iowa for Project of the Year.

Carrier (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) named Chris Nelson president of its global HVAC products and services business.

Midwest Tool & Cutlery Company (Sturgis, Michigan) celebrated its 75th anniversary.

Veego Software (Ramat-Gan, Israel) announced the appointment of Ajay Waghray to its advisory board.

Trane Technologies plc (Davidson, North Carolina) announced that it has successfully completed its Reverse Morris Trust transaction with Gardner Denver Holdings Inc. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin).

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (Suwanee, Georgia) has been awarded a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2019 Global Innovation Award for its SLZ-KF Four-way Ceiling Cassette model in the internal/external products category.

Smart Care Equipment Solutions (St. Paul) announced the acquisition of Advanced Mechanical Plus (Lima, Ohio).

AquaMotion Inc. (Warwick, Rhode Island) recognized Platsky HVAC (Westbury, New York) as AquaMotion Rep of the Year for 2019.

Equipment Controls Company (Norcross, Georgia) announced the acquisition of Gasco LLC’s (Noblesville, Indiana) assets and people.

Milwaukee Tool (Milwaukee) will expand its footprint in the United States with a new vertically integrated manufacturing plant in West Bend, Wisconsin.



Winsupply Inc. (Dayton, Ohio) has closed on the purchase of assets of ASAP Industrial Supply (Fontana, California).

Universal Supply Group (Hawthorne, New Jersey) earned the 2019 Honeywell (Charlotte, North Carolina) Building Control Systems Distributor of the Year award.

ICD Building Automation (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) earned Platinum Distributor status for 2020 from Belimo (Hinwil, Switzerland).



Jobber (Edmonton, Alberta) has been named a Silver Stevie winner at the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Customer Service in the Computer Software – 100 or More Employees category.



The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors’ (NAW’s) president and CEO, Dirk Van Dongen, announced that he will step down on Nov. 30, 2020, after 41 years of service.