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.



Steven R. Scarbrough

Steven R. Scarbrough

LG Electronics USA (Alpharetta, Georgia) named Steven R. Scarbrough to senior vice president and general manager of Air Conditioning Technologies.

Motion Industries Inc. acquired Applied Machine and Motion Control Inc. (Park Hills, Kentucky).

Wrench Group LLC (Houston, Texas) acquired All About Water (Chandler, Arizona). This is the firm’s fifth acquisition in 2020.

AAON Inc. (Tulsa, Oklahoma) achieved Platinum level in the 2020 Sustainable Tulsa Scor3card® verification program.

Milwaukee Tool (Brookfield, Wisconsin) will expand with a new service hub in Greenwood, Indiana.

Grundfos (Chicago) broke ground at its Americas Regional Center, located in Brookshire, Texas.

The Harris Products Group (Mason, Ohio) named Kimberly Elliott vice president of strategy and technology.

Hudson Technologies Inc. (Pearl River, New York) named Kenneth Gaglione its vice president of operations.



Air Pros Residential and Commercial Air Conditioning Services (Davie, Florida) named Steve Weber as its national director of operations.



APR Supply Co. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was named to the Central Penn Business Journal’s 24th annual list of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Central Pennsylvania.



The California Energy Alliance (CEA) named Josh Dean as executive director.

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) named Eric Hoplin as CEO, effective Oct. 19, 2020.



Interplay Learning announced that Rheem Manufacturing (Atlanta, Georgia) recently introduced its on-demand online training courses in Rheem Academy.

The North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) and ESCO Group are collaborating on the development of a CO2 curriculum for community college and trade school HVACR programs.



XOi Technologies (Nashville, Tennessee) announced an enhanced integration with Key2Act (New Berlin, Wisconsin).

Autodesk Inc. (Mill Valley, California) acquired Pype (Herdon, Virginia) and its portfolio of cloud-based software solutions for the construction industry.

ECI Software Solutions (Fort Worth, Texas) acquired ThermoGRID (Dubuque, Iowa).