Emerson is taking over U.S. distribution of its Dixell brand HVAC and refrigeration controls from Weiss Instruments LLC. Agreement terms were not disclosed.

“Directly handling the Dixell products will further strengthen Emerson’s ability to serve customers with a seamless portfolio of products and solutions,” said Mark Dunson, group president of electronics and solutions for Emerson’s commercial and residential Solutions division. “Through this go-to-market change, we anticipate streamlining customer access to Dixell-branded controls in the North American market, while improving overall design, technical and other support for users of our commercial controls.”

Dixell makes microprocessor-based electronic regulation, temperature, pressure and humidity controls for commercial refrigeration and air conditioning.

Weiss Instruments has been the exclusive third-party distributor for Dixell products for 22 years.  Weiss’ main business will continue as an independent company, officials said.