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Rheem® Acquires Friedrich Air Conditioning

Rheem has acquired Friedrich Air Conditioning from Monomoy Capital Partners, effective today. Friedrich is an industry leader in high-end air conditioning solutions and will be a standalone business unit within the Rheem Global Air business. “Growth by acquisition is part of our ongoing strategy,” said Chris Peel, President and CEO at Rheem. “The addition of Friedrich to the Rheem family of brands will complement our existing business lines, increase our commercial and residential air conditioning… Read More

Rheem Names Amy Johnson Vice President of Global Air Operations and Supply Chain

Rheem Manufacturing has promoted Amy Johnson to serve as the company’s Vice President of Global Air Operations and Supply Chain. In this role, Amy will lead efforts to develop and execute the global manufacturing strategy for Rheem’s air conditioning business division and oversee operating systems and best practices. Amy Johnson Amy has more than 20 years of operations and leadership experience. She joined Rheem in 2012 as a lead quality engineer and has risen through… Read More

Fujitsu General Introduces its First Air Conditioners Jointly Developed with Rheem to Expand Business in North America

Fujitsu General Limited announced that it will start marketing in North America on August 25 the first HVAC system jointly developed with its U.S. partner, Rheem. In the North American residential air conditioner segment, the annual market demand for mini-split air conditioning and heat pump systems, our core offerings, has achieved an average of 16% year-on-year growth over the past five years, while the demand for whole-home ducted air conditioning and… Read More

Gemaire Distributors and Rheem Establish Centralized Distribution Hub for Commercial HVAC Equipment in Florida

Gemaire and Rheem have joined forces to establish a statewide distribution hub for commercial HVAC equipment in Central Florida. The hub stocks a wide array of Rheem commercial products suited to the Florida market. With daily delivery scheduling, all Gemaire Florida sales centers are able to fill their customers’ commercial needs within 48 hours. The hub utilizes Gemaire trucks and common carriers to make the deliveries. Al Rainey, Gemaire Director of Commercial Sales Gemaire has… Read More

Interplay Learning’s 3D and Virtual Reality Courses Added to Rheem’s Training Program in Push to Train 250K Techs by 2025

Interplay Learning, the leading provider of online training for skilled trades utilizing virtual reality (VR) and 3D simulations, announced today that Rheem Manufacturing recently introduced its on-demand online training courses in Rheem Academy. While contractor training is the focus of much of this content, it also offers continuing education units (CEUs) for NATE certifications, a significant benefit to contractors. Student using virtual reality from Interplay Learning. The addition of 46 new… Read More

Jousep Sadurni Named Rheem 2019 Distributor Service Coordinator for Florida

Due to the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19, Rheem Air Conditioning made the tough decision to cancel the Distributor Service Coordinator Meeting scheduled for this year. While we will not have the honor to meet in person, we felt it very important to continue our tradition of recognizing our Distributor Service Coordinators of the Year and extend the awards for their outstanding contributions and efforts. Jousep Sadurni Each region of the country recognizes a Distributor Service… Read More