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Ruskin Forms Partnership with CIS Industries

March 09, 2019

Ruskin®, a leading manufacturer of air control solutions, recently formed a strategic partnership with CIS Industries to provide HVAC solutions to engineers, contractors, building owners and facility managers in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and northern Louisiana, and Arkansas (except West Memphis). Headquartered in Harahan, Louisiana, CIS Industries includes CIS Mechanical Solutions, CIS Building Technologies and CIS Supply. CIS Industries will offer the entire Ruskin product line, including dampers, louvers, energy recovery ventilators, air measuring and control systems, and industrial products.

“CIS takes great pride in our partnerships, and being selected by Ruskin to serve parts of the Louisiana and Arkansas markets reflects that pride,” said Mike Bonano, president, CIS Industries. “Partnering with Ruskin is a huge step in our journey to become the market leader in air distribution. It reflects our commitment to providing our customers with the best products our industry has to offer.”

Ruskin has a dedicated network of sales representatives that expands across the country and around the globe. Part of its success results from the strong partnerships the company has formed with seasoned industry professionals that provide customers with the best solutions for their needs.

“We are thrilled to have a partner focused on growth in the HVAC industry,” said Keith Glasch, president, Ruskin. “We love the enthusiasm and growth orientation of CIS Industries and feel they are a great fit to help us expand the footprint of our products.”

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About Ruskin

Ruskin is a worldwide leader in manufacturing air control solutions. Backed by nearly 60 years of expert engineering and innovation, Ruskin is widely recognized as the most specified brand for high-performance air control solutions, including dampers, louvers, energy recovery ventilators (ERV), air measurement devices and sound control for HVAC systems.

Ruskin products are used in commercial applications such as data centers, high-rise buildings, retail, hotels, healthcare and education facilities. In addition, Ruskin products can be found throughout the world’s industrial applications, such as warehouses and transportation hubs. Ruskin is owned by Johnson Controls, Building Technologies & Solutions, which includes air systems, batteries, building automation and controls, fire detection, fire suppression, HVAC equipment, industrial refrigeration, retail solutions and security.

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About CIS Industries

Founded in 2004 by Mike Bonano, Sr. and Mike Bonano, Jr., CIS, LLC has cultivated technology and experience through this father-son team. Mike Bonano, Jr., a graduate of Louisiana State University – College of Engineering and Mike Bonano, Sr., with more than 35 years of owning and operating HVAC companies, have produced one of the most diversified HVAC agencies in the region.

CIS continues to expand to meet the needs of its customers through its three divisions: CIS Mechanical Solutions, CIS Building Technologies and CIS Supply. While each division provides a specific service to its customers, collaboratively they offer the opportunity to work with one team from the project engineering phase all the way through start up and commissioning.