Distributors, People

Bob Engel Jr. Steps Into New Role and Announces Ed Doherty as President of API of NH and Delta T

December 05, 2022

Bob Engel Jr., President of API of NH and Delta T, has announced that he is transitioning into a new role, with Ed Doherty taking over as president effective January 1.

Bob has worked at API of NH and Delta T for more than 42 years. During his tenure, he and his family have grown the HVAC distribution and sheet metal manufacturing business into one of New England’s finest. Now, Bob will focus on building his personal and professional relationships with employees, customers and vendors.

“I am very excited about this transition, as it will allow me to focus on deepening relationships,” said Bob Engel. “This includes mentoring new members of our rapidly expanding team, working with new and existing customers and vendors as well as sharing my passion for the industry with companies interested in learning more about our family of brands.”

“I am extremely enthusiastic about the future of API with Ed at the helm,” said Bob Engel. “He has dedicated 33 years to API, and his work ethic is unprecedented. Knowing him personally and professionally, I know he will be an outstanding leader.”

Ed Doherty has been with API of NH and Delta T since 1989. He has worked in various departments, including sheet metal, warehouse, counter, and inside and outside sales. He has taken on roles such as branch manager, general manager and sales manager.

“It has been my great honor and privilege to serve API for more than 30 years,” stated Ed Doherty, newly appointed President of API of NH and Delta T. “It’s been an even bigger honor working alongside my mentor, Bob Engel. He was an outstanding president, and I am excited to step into his shoes and continue the legacy, structure and culture the Engel family has built for the last four decades.”

Munch’s Supply, a Marcone company and a leading Midwest-based HVAC distributor, acquired API of NH and Delta T in 2021. “I look forward to Bob’s continued contribution in his new role,” said Kevin Baxter, President of HVAC at Munch’s Supply/Marcone, “and am excited to work with Ed to continue to grow and strengthen our businesses.”

About API of NH and Delta T

Headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire, API of NH and Delta T is a distributor of heating and cooling products intended for customers from heating and A/C units for residences to commercial rooftops, HVAC systems for mini-malls, restaurants and other commercial establishments. The company distributes products including heating, ventilation and air conditioning, generators, furnaces, coils and tools as well as other heating and cooling machines’ accessories along with sheet metal fabrication of ducts, spiral pipe, fittings, etc.

 About Munch’s Supply

Munch’s Supply was founded in 1956 by Willard Munch, who wanted to develop a local source of electrical supplies for area contractors. Today the company has more than 1,200 employees focused exclusively on supplying heating, cooling and plumbing industry contractors with quality products. For more than 65 years, Munch’s Supply has operated with a commitment to service as a leading distributor for trusted brands such as American Standard, Trane, Mitsubishi, Rheem, IPEX, AO Smith, Kohler, Tempstar, Keeprite and Frigidaire. For more information, visit www.munchsupply.com.

About Marcone
Marcone is an authorized distributor for major brands such as Whirlpool, Electrolux, General Electric, Maytag, Bosch, Samsung, L-G and many more. Through its vast distribution network, Marcone supplies the largest inventory of original replacement parts in the country for household appliances such as refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers, microwaves, washers, and dryers. Marcone exports globally and also operates a comprehensive training institute offering quality business and technical training. Headquartered in St. Louis, Marcone operates 122 facilities, has approximately 2,100 employees, and serves approximately 43,000 technician customers. For more information, visit www.marcone.com.