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.



Pro Reedy Industries (Deerfield, IL) acquired Hays Service (Macon, GA).

Manhattan Mechanical Services (Manhattan, IL) was awarded the Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association Gold Award for the second consecutive year.



Greenheck Group (Schofield, WI) acquired Metal Industries (Clearwater, FL).

AAON, Inc. (Tulsa, OK) acquired BasX, LLC, dba BasX Solutions (Redmond, OR).

The SEER Group LLC (Seattle, WA) announced a majority stake in Aladdin Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. (Newbury Park, CA).

Innovative Motion Technologies, parent company of Raffel Systems, acquired Micro-Air (Allentown, NJ).

Shurtape Technologies LLC (Hickory, NC) named Vuk Trivanovic as CEO of the company’s Industrial and Engineered Solutions (ESG) Groups. He will expand his role and responsibilities as CEO to encompass the full scope of Shurtape’s global business, now including its Ohio-based Consumer & Craftsman (C&C) Group.

Armstrong Fluid Technology (Toronto) named Mike Fischer as its commercial director, global building business.



Value Added HVAC Distributors (Richmond, VA) and its three subsidiaries entered into a partnership with Canada’s The Master Group.



The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers formally unveiled its newly expanded training center (Buffalo, NY).



HVAC Excellence (Mount Prospect, IL) announced the accreditation of the HVACR training program at Valley Career and Technical Center (Fishersville, VA).



Motili (Denver, CO) announced a new integration with Yardi (Santa Barbara, CA).

The New Flat Rate was named No. 1 retail pricing generator for contractors during the annual HARDI conference.