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Mercedes-Benz vans earn Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada Awards

August 9, 2017

Mercedes-Benz vans have won several categories in the 2017 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada awards. Vincentric does monthly analyses of the cost of ownership on over 2,000 vehicle configurations, based on typical use in Canadian fleets. These studies account

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Ingersoll Rand acquires Thermocold Costruzioni S.r.l.

August 9, 2017

Ingersoll-Rand plc has acquired Thermocold Costruzioni S.r.l. The company said that the acquisition strengthens its portfolio of energy efficient, climate-friendly heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) products for buildings in Europe with opportunities to extend Thermocold technologies to other parts of the

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Viega breaks ground on Colorado HQ

August 8, 2017

Viega LLC has begun construction on its new corporate headquarters and training facility in Broomfield, CO. Located on 11.8 acres, the new campus will house a 55,000-sq.-ft. North American headquarters and 24,000-sq.-ft. training facility. The headquarters will be a Class

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KNIPEX Tools moves headquarters and warehouse

August 6, 2017

KNIPEX Tools LP has moved its headquarters to Buffalo Grove, Ill., from Arlington Heights, Ill. KNIPEX has begun operating in its newly renovated, 53,200-sq.-ft. combined office and warehouse at 1500 Busch Parkway. The 10,200-sq.-ft. office space will accommodate internal growth

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Kiko Water Systems lands green building product award

August 5, 2017

Kiko Water Systems (KWS) has won the 2017 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award for its Water Systems Cartridges. The jury chose Kiko’s Water Systems Cartridges because they can reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions at minimal capital

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Bacharach launches gas leak detection tool

August 4, 2017

Bacharach Inc., a manufacturer of refrigerant gas leak detection and monitoring instruments, and combustion and emission analyzers, has launched the Gas Selector, a web tool. The tool lets users of refrigerant and gas leak detection and monitoring equipment find the target gas or refrigerant that’s of interest

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SEMCO celebrates True 3Å Total Energy Wheel’s 30th anniversary

August 3, 2017

HVAC equipment manufacturer SEMCO LLC is celebrating the 30-year anniversary of its True 3-angstrom (3Å) Total Energy Wheel used in commercial, institutional and industrial facility HVAC systems. Introduced and patented in 1987, the True 3Å Wheel features a combination of

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AJ Manufacturing moves to larger facility

August 2, 2017

AJ Manufacturing, a manufacturer of stainless steel air distribution products, has moved to a new 70,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility and headquarters with 50-per cent more capacity. The facility is in suburban Kansas City, MO. A new tower loader for its laser

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Uponor expands Minnesota facility, centralizes and upgrades Canadian operations

August 2, 2017

Uponor North America is expanding its manufacturing facility in Apple Valley, Minnesota with completion expected by January 2018. The $17.4-million investment will go towards the expansion of 58,000-sq.-ft. The company’s technology group occupies an 8,500-sq.-ft. office and lab space in

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Kilmer partners with AAON

August 1, 2017

Kilmer Environmental has partnered with AAON Heating and Cooling Products of Tulsa, OK. AAON designs and manufactures semi-custom heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment for residential, commercial and industrial use. The AAON product offering is wide-ranging, including packaged rooftop units,