FORT SMITH, Ark. - Rheem Manufacturing announced that Wittichen Supply Co., Birmingham, Ala., will distribute Rheem products throughout Alabama and western Georgia. As part of the agreement, Rheem products will be Wittichen's primary heating and air conditioning product line.

Wittichen has been an HVAC industry wholesale supplier since 1914 and serves over 5,000 contractor customers through 18 locations.

"We are constantly looking to provide our HVAC contractors with the best products and services available to meet their needs," said Charles Herring, general manager of Wittichen. "By partnering with Rheem, we have one of the most respected and well-known brand names behind us, as well as a manufacturer known for quality products and services. Combined with the fact that Rheem provides the shortest lead times in the industry, it's an ideal fit for us and our contractor customers."

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Publication date: 11/10/2003