The two will continue to operate under their existing structure
May 29, 2017
Bacharach Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of Parasense Inc. The combined resources of Bacharach and Parasense will significantly strengthen the company’s ability to provide the best solutions to the worldwide HVACR market with fixed and portable gas detection instrumentation and performance monitoring offerings.
According to the “Heating Equipment Market in the U.S.” study from The Freedonia Group, forced-air heating is the preferred comfort delivery method in the U.S. Of those, warm-air furnaces comprise the vast majority of the overall demand with 64 percent of the total value of sales in 2016.
Microf LLC, a provider of residential lease-to-own products for the HVAC industry, raised $96.7 million in growth capital. The combined debt and equity raise is funded through a new $40 million committed senior debt facility provided by Atalaya Capital Management with an additional $40 million accordion feature; a new $10 million senior debt facility provided by Microf’s existing lender, BrandBank; and $6.67 million in equity provided by current equity investors.
APR Supply Co. announced the opening of its newest branch location in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. The new branch at 510 South Cedar Lane will fill a gap in APR’s service to the eastern Pennsylvania region.
He brings over 30 years of leadership experience in the HVAC industry
May 22, 2017
Samsung sends a fond farewell to Sang W. Lee, former president and chief executive officer of Samsung HVAC and promotes Russell Tavolacci to senior vice president and chief operating officer. Lee’s dedication over the years has ensured a smooth transition for all parties involved in Samsung’s acquisition of Quietside LLC.
Shell and tube exchangers to show the highest growth rate
May 19, 2017
The global heat exchangers market was valued $12.61 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach $20.12 billion by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.9 percent from 2016 to 2022, according to Heat Exchangers Market Report published by Allied Market Research. The shell and tube heat exchanger segment held approximately one-fourth of the total market share in 2015.
Several changes have happened as a result of company growth and expansion
May 18, 2017
Fujitsu General America’s Product Department is now part of the Sales Division. Several organizational changes have happened as a result of growth and expansion within the company. The improvements at Fujitsu General America Inc. (FGAI) are made to improve working conditions and to enhance collaboration between departments.
The average annualized growth through March 2017 was 8%
May 16, 2017
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly Trends report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 7 percent in March 2017.