More than 300 came to Allied Air Enterprises’ annual distributors meeting last month in New Orleans. The company used the gathering to launch new products and marketing programs.

The opening speaker for the April 15-17 event was Doug Young, president and CEO of Lennox International’s residential division. Allied Air’s vice president, Dan Seaman, was aslo present.

John Hurst, vice president of product management, said new products would meet the needs of dealers and consumers. A new furnace platform and high-efficiency products are also planned, officials said.