Midwest HVAC News
Gustave A. Larson Company
Acquires Superior Distribution.
A. Larson Company, announced the acquisition of the Superior
Distribution Company and merger of the two organizations serving the
Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio markets.
Superior Distribution Company has
proudly served their customers for over 15 years in Indiana,
Kentucky and Ohio. Five branches along with the majority of the
sales and customer-facing team will be added to the Gustave A.
Larson East Central Region which now includes 9 locations.
Along with the
acquisition, the Larson Company has partnered with Rheem Air
Conditioning to sell their HVAC products in Indiana and Western
Kentucky and Northern and Central Ohio. Indiana and Kentucky will
distribute the RHEEM brand of equipment and parts while Ohio will be
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"Rheem is pleased to
begin its new partnership with the Gustave A. Larson Company,"
said Mike Branson, Vice President and General Manager, Rheem Air
Conditioning Division. "The Gustave A. Larson Company has long
been known for its dedication to serving contractors in the
Midwest. They are a professional, full-service distributor, with
a passion for helping their customers grow their businesses. I
am extremely excited about what this combination of talent will
mean for all HVAC contractors in the region.
The timing could not
be better as it coincides with the launch of our new Rheem and Ruud
gas furnace, air conditioning and heat pump platforms that were
designed by contractors for contractors. This relationship with
Gustave A. Larson also provides the most capable channel to deliver
new Rheem innovations, such as integrated air/water/refrigeration
solutions to customers."
"We are all very excited at Gustave A. Larson Company about what
this business partnership means for the future of serving our
customers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio," said Scott Larson,
President and COO of Gustave A. Larson Company. "Our company mission
is to Win Together contributing to our customerís success carrying
the best products in the industry and providing valued business
solutions. This new relationship with Rheem Air Conditioningís
industry leading position and products, along with the addition of
Superior Distributionís customer-focused personnel and branches,
will allow our East Central region to fulfill our mission.
The combination puts
us in a real position of strength going forward. This means better
products and service to our existing customers and also wider
ranging product and solutions to our new Superior customers. I want
to thank our existing customers for their continued business and to
our new customers, welcome to the Larson Family!"
Gustave A. Larson
Company is the Midwest, Plains and Mountain states leading
Independent Wholesale Distributor of Heating, Ventilation, Air
Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) equipment, parts and
supplies, serving its customers with a branch network of 53
locations. Gustave A. Larson Company represents products from over
450 different leading industry manufacturers in the areas of
residential and commercial HVAC, commercial refrigeration, food
service and controls.
For more information on Rheem, Ruud and Gustave A. Larson Company,