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RIDGID Products Make a Difference During Elyria City Schools Building Project

For decades the Elyria City School District (ECSD) and Emerson’s RIDGID® Headquarters have called a small corner of Northeast Ohio home. Now, RIDGID employees are excitedly watching as the school district constructs five new schools for their more than 4,000 Pre-K to 8th grade students – and, several of the tradespeople working on the project are using RIDGID tools to get the job done. In fact, RIDGID tools have been used extensively to help keep… Read More

Morrison Products CEO Megan Fellinger Recognized in Fifth Annual Women of Excellence Awards

Megan Fellinger, CEO of Morrison Products has achieved the Women of Excellence in Metal Forming and Fabricating award from MetalForming magazine. The award honors women for their commitment to excellence and for demonstration of excellence in meeting their workplace responsibilities. Megan Fellinger “As a provider of information highlighting metal forming technology and productivity, MetalForming proudly recognizes achievement through our Women of Excellence awards program,” says Brad Kuvin, MetalForming editorial director. “The 2020 class, like those… Read More

Williams Acquires Cozy Heating Systems

Williams, a leading provider of HVAC equipment, announces that it has acquired Cozy Heating Systems LLC of Jeffersonville, Indiana. “Our acquisition of Cozy complements our overall gas heating offering so we can continue expanding both our product portfolio and existing channels,” said Mark Finnie, President of Williams. “This acquisition represents an important strategic opportunity to add to our capacity, geographic coverage and strengthens our supply chain to better reach our customers. We are delighted to… Read More

Michigan Cannabis Grow-Op Increases Yields with HVAC System Retrofit

Like most North American cannabis industry grow-ops, Real Leaf Solutions (RLS), Kalkaska, Mich., is still refining its growing methods, but the two-year-old company may have finally found a state-of-the-art HVAC design that will help it reach optimum yields in the near future. Tom Beller, COO of Real Leaf Solutions Tom Beller, RLS’ co-owner and chief operations officer, believes his latest HVAC retrofit for two 1,500-square flowering rooms is a major step toward optimum harvest goals. Read More

Ashley Martin Named NIBCO Executive Vice President

NIBCO INC. announced that its Board of Directors appointed Ashley Martin as executive vice president effective immediately. Reporting to Steve Malm, president and CEO, Martin continues in her role as corporate officer and Executive Leadership Team member; and serves as member of the Board of Directors, a position she has held since 2018. She is responsible for maximizing the company’s operating performance and achieving its financial goals. Ashley Martin “Ashley’s business acumen, industry connections and… Read More

Midwest Spec Joins Johnson Controls-Hitachi Manufacturers’ Sales Rep Team

Johnson Controls-Hitachi is pleased to announce that Midwest Spec will be the new manufacturers’ representative for Hitachi Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems and SmartFlex™ Mini-Split systems in Southern West Virginia and South-Central Ohio, including the Charleston metropolitan and Columbus markets. Hitachi VRF systems offer engineers, mechanical contractors, and building owners a cost-effective and energy-efficient HVAC choice with multiple advantages which include: A modular design that enables systems to be customized to each project’s exact requirements. Read More