EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Koch Air LLC announced it has acquired Lathrop Trotter.

“Expanding our product offering into boiler and power generation offers both diversification and seasonality balance to our portfolio,” said Brad Muehlbauer, Koch Air’s president.

“The combination of Koch Air with its Carrier HVAC systems, Level Solutions with its niche applied HVAC products, and the Lathrop Trotter portfolio of unique solutions offer a fit complementing each business’s respective expertise while providing customers a centralized source of experts they can trust all backed by Koch Enterprises business values and stability dating back to 1873,” said Doug Howery, Koch Air vice president of commercial sales.

“I’m very excited to lead Lathrop Trotter through the transition and going forward,” said Steve Beegle, Lathrop Trotter general manager. “Lathrop Trotter will continue to be a leader in the industry and today’s announcement further strengthens our position.”

“Working together benefits not only our customers and team members, but also improves opportunities for our vendor partners,” said TJ Mueller, Lathrop Trotter sales manager.

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