DDI System, which specializes in market-specific distribution ERP technology, has acquired General Data Systems (GDS) of St. Louis. GDS is a solution provider in the small- to medium-sized wholesale distributor software space.
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — US Air Conditioning Distributors announced that it will carry the Marvair brand as part of its continued efforts to provide a diverse and all-encompassing product line for its customers.
Edison, N.J. — Marketair is now the exclusive North American importer/vendor for the RD-Series and PD-Series commercial rooftop enclosure and support systems. Developed by Inaba Denko, Osaka, Japan, the series is designed exclusively for multiple linesets used with variable refrigerant flow/volume (VRF/VRV) multi-split systems.
Memphis, Tenn.— KeIe Inc. appointed Richard Campbell president and chief executive officer. Campbell will assume the responsibilities of outgoing president and CEO, Tim Vargo, who announced his retirement in April.
TULSA, Okla. — AAON Inc. announced that its board of directors has declared a regular semi-annual cash dividend of $0.13 per share or $0.26 annually. Stephen O. LeClair, along with one incumbent, Jack E. Short, were elected to the company's board of directors at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 16, 2017. Jerry R. Levine did not stand for re-election and retired from the board immediately following the meeting, upon completion of his current term. DC
PORTLAND, Ore. — Johnstone Supply Inc. has reached $2 billion in annual sales. The company, founded in 1953, has a long history of growth and leadership in the HVACR industry. In 1981, the company was converted into a member-owned cooperative with 32 locations and annual sales of $28 million. Today, the 102 members of the cooperative operate 410 locations, supported by six regional distribution centers, with annual sales of $2 billion.
Johnson Controls celebrated the grand opening of its newest Source 1 HVAC Supply Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on April 11. Source 1 is the exclusive supplier of factory authorized service parts and residential accessories for all Johnson Controls Unitary Products residential and light commercial HVAC equipment. The company also offers a variety of universal HVAC parts, supplies and accessories from many manufacturers.