Midwest HVAC News
Munch’s Supply Acquires
Michigan-based Tommark Company.
Supply, a leading Midwest-based heating, ventilation and air
conditioning (HVAC) distributor has acquired Tommark Company and its
six Michigan branches. This will expand the company’s geographic
footprint to 24 locations, including 12 Munch’s Supply branches in
Chicago, Northwest Indiana and Michigan along with six O’Connor
Company branches in Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri.
“Tommark has a great team in place and we look forward to expanding
into new product and customer segments,” said Munch’s CEO Robert
Munch. “We are excited to further develop our company’s presence in
the state of Michigan through Tommark’s convenient locations.
Superior, award-winning customer service remains our number-one
“This partnership will give our customers access to Munch’s proven
and impressive framework that includes enhanced technology and a
strong name brand product offering,” said Scott Larson.
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The union of these
two companies demonstrates Munch’s ongoing commitment to the
HVAC marketplace and reinforces its commitment to partner with
family and customer-service focused businesses. Munch and
Tommark will combine to operate nine branches in Michigan.
“The Larson brothers have done a fantastic job building a solid
and successful operation with superior dedication to their
family of contractors,” added Munch. “We look forward to working
with Jon, Scott and the talented Tommark team.”
Jon Larson added, “We are excited to be part of a company with a
similar culture that is focused on family values. It was
important for us to find a partner who cared about our employees
as much as we do.”
Stocking more than 10,000 SKUs per location, Munch’s is a
full-service, “one-stop-shop” for busy HVAC dealers and
Munch’s Supply has been operating in the Chicagoland area since
1956. Rotunda Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on
lower middle-market and family-owned holdings, acquired a
majority stake in Munch’s in 2015.
About Munch’s Supply
Munch’s Supply was founded in 1956 by Willard Munch, who wanted
to develop a local source of electrical supplies for area
contractors. Today the company has more than 450 employees
focused exclusively on supplying heating and cooling industry
contractors with quality products. With a commitment to service
honed for more than 60 years and as a leading distributor for
trusted brands such as American Standard and Trane, Munch’s
Supply and its subsidiary O’Connor Company continue to serve as
the premier source for HVAC contractors throughout Illinois,
Northwest Indiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa