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Multistack expands product line with Desert Aire acquisition

January 19, 2017 | By HPAC Magazine

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Multistack has acquired DesertAire, a manufacturer of humidity and climate control products.

, a privately held Sparta, WI-based manufacturer of chiller systems and heat pumps, has acquired Desert Aire Corp., a Germantown, WI-based manufacturer of commercial and industrial humidity and climate control systems.

Multistack’s acquisition of Desert Aire bolsters the company’s commitment to provide the HVAC industry with high-efficiency, low-impact solutions for a diverse set of building applications. Multistack will operate Desert Aire as a wholly-owned subsidiary. The two companies will maintain separate Wisconsin headquarters, engineering and manufacturing facilities. According to a media release from Multistack, executive teams of the two companies will remain intact.

“We are thrilled to have Desert Aire join us as we design and produce the most energy efficient and advanced systems in the HVAC industry,” said Charles Kenyon, CEO of Multistack. “With both companies having industry-leading reputations as well as cultures that emphasize quality and customer support, this is a natural combination.”

Desert Aire,MultistackKeith Coursin, president of Desert Aire, said, “Multistack’s leadership and capabilities bring additional resources that will help us with our growth plans. We feel by joining together we will each become a better company.”

Multistack employs over 160 people at its Sparta facility, where the company manufactures cooling, heating and energy recovery solutions under the brand names of Multistack, Airstack, MultiPRO and MagLev. Multistack reports that it is the HVAC industry’s first carbon neutral manufacturer, leading its market segment in dedicated heat recovery as it offers environmentally friendly solutions.

Desert Aire employs over 80 people at its facility in Germantown.



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