SYRACUSE, NY — Carrier Corporation has announced its acquisition of Andrews Distributing Company, an independent distributor of Carrier residential and light commercial products headquartered in Nashville, TN.

Andrews has been a distributor of Carrier and Payne hvac equipment since 1957, and sells primarily to dealers and contractors in central and eastern Tennessee, with distribution and sales locations in Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Kingsport.

“The Andrews acquisition provides us with a seasoned sales organization with strategic locations that will support the growth of our business throughout Tennessee,” said Don Cawley, president of Carrier Enterprises. “We thank the Andrews family for many years of service to Carrier Corporation.”

Carrier’s North American-owned distribution companies cover territories including the Eastern and Southern United States as well as Canada, with projected sales of $1.5 billion in 2001.

Publication date: 05/21/2001