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Daikin Acquires Stevens Equipment Supply for Distribution in 12 States from Minnesota to Arizona

Daikin North America LLC “Daikin”, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries, Ltd. “DIL“, the world’s largest manufacturer of heating, cooling, and refrigerant products, announced today the purchase of Stevens Equipment Supply, LLC “Stevens.“ Daikin has transformed the North American HVAC industry over the past several years making significant inroads into the market beginning with the purchase of Goodman Global Group, Inc., by DIL in 2012 for $3.7 billion. In 2015, DIL began construction of Daikin… Read More

Fifty-Five Students Awarded $112,000 in Scholarships Through the PHCC Educational Foundation

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of 2020 scholarships awarded through the Foundation. Thirty students were awarded a total of $55,500 in scholarships funded by the Foundation, Gerry Kennedy, Steve & Isabella Schaeffer, Anne Williams, the McGlame-Wordell Scholarship Committee, the PHCC Auxiliary of Texas, the PHCC Auxiliary of Massachusetts and PHCC’s Past National Officers. The students, their schools and studies are listed below. An additional 25 students have… Read More

Viega Adds to Kansas Manufacturing Operations

Viega LLC has added production lines to its Kansas manufacturing operations, an investment which will quicken distribution and allow the company to move more production from Germany to the United States. The expansion is a 200,000-square-foot manufacturing plant which will create a to-be-determined number of manufacturing jobs. Viega Kansas campus “Viega has steadily invested in and grown its Kansas operations,” said Viega COO Robert Boots. “These latest expansions will allow us to increase production… Read More

American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Celebrates 2020 Winners of the Building a Higher Standard Awards

On September 8, American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning, a leading provider of long-lasting quality equipment for more than a century, announced its third annual Building a Higher Standard award winners. These prestigious accolades recognize the brand’s distinguished, independent dealers from across the country. The four 2020 Building a Higher Standard winners were stand-out selections from a highly competitive list of deserving nominees and are being honored for exhibiting a high level of integrity, community… Read More

DFW “Touch Free” Golf Tournament to Benefit Joseph Groh Foundation

The current pandemic is proven to be a major disruptive force, both medically and economically, for many families and businesses thus far in 2020. Nonprofit organizations such as ours have seen donations virtually dry up. Given all that however, we are pleased to be able to announce a virtually “touch free” golf tournament in the DFW area this fall! Donald Rindahl The RB Golf Course and Resort in Runaway Bay, Texas has invited 10 area… Read More

RectorSeal® Names Mondale and Associates as its Manufacturer’s Rep for Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota

RectorSeal®, Houston, a leading manufacturer of quality HVAC/R tools and accessories, a wholly owned subsidiary of CSWI Inc. [Nasdaq:CSWI], has named Mondale and Associates, Inc., Eden Prairie, Minnesota, as its manufacturers’ representative for the territories of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and eastern South Dakota for HVAC/R products. Mondale and Associates Principals Curtis Mondale, president and Joan Mondale, vice president, see Mondale’s territory as an excellent market for RectorSeal’s dozens of HVAC/R product… Read More