Midwest HVAC News
Daikin Applied Invests in
Long-Term Customer Care and Innovation with Two Acquisitions.
Manufacturer representatives ThermalNetics and TriState HVAC
Equipment join the Daikin Group.
Daikin Applied Americas today announced that it has made majority
investments in two of its current equipment, services and parts
representatives —Detroit-based ThermalNetics and TriState HVAC
Equipment, which serves customers in Philadelphia and the
surrounding tri-state area.
Combining the proven track record and expertise that both firms
bring with the backing of Daikin, the global HVAC leader, gives
engineers, contractors, and facility owners the comprehensive
solutions and assistance they require to improve comfort, air
quality and sustainability.
"Our mission is to deliver innovative solutions and an exceptional
customer experience," said Mike Schwartz, president and CEO of
Applied. "That means solving today's challenges with speed and
agility, and having a long-term roadmap to continue to support
customers throughout the lifecycle of their equipment and buildings.
With ThermalNetics and TriState as part of the Daikin Group, we have
the people, technology and structure to evolve with our customers."
In the heating and cooling business for 50 years, ThermalNetics is
an authorized Daikin Applied and VRV representative across eastern
Michigan. ThermalNetics also services and repairs a range of HVAC
equipment. To bolster those capabilities, the regional Daikin
Applied factory service team will join the firm to bring holistic
support to customers.
"Aligning our teams allows us to better achieve our core focus of
creating more comfortable and healthy indoor environments through
innovative HVAC solutions," said
ThermalNetics president Rick Sutkiewicz, who will continue to
lead the business. "With the region's top engineering and technical
talent under one flag, we can provide even greater coordination,
responsiveness and results."
TriState HVAC Equipment is a multi-manufacturer representative in
the Philadelphia market. It delivers technology and support to
organizations across the eastern portion of Pennsylvania, as well as
southern New Jersey. The firm has represented Daikin and its
predecessor for over 30 years, now selling applied and VRV
solutions, and handled equipment startup and service since the late
"As we've continued to grow so have the demands on our customers,"
said Tony Greener, managing partner at
HVAC Equipment. "Digital connectivity, IAQ, ecological
stewardship — these are all pressing needs and concerns. The close
connection and collaboration with Daikin further fuel our ability to
innovate and meet these and future needs."
Greener and co-managing partner Joe Callahan will remain and run the
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ultimately investments in our customers," said Taka Inoue,
executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer,
America LLC, the Daikin division that produces VRV systems,
and other products for light-commercial and residential use.
"Whether for a commercial building owner or residential
homeowner, the focus is the same. We're always looking for
opportunities to improve the customer experience and deliver an
ideal environment to grow together."
Along with Daikin,
represent a broad range of other leading HVAC equipment
manufacturers. Details on their full suite of products and
services are available at
About Daikin Applied Americas
Daikin Applied, a member of Daikin Industries, Ltd., designs and
manufactures advanced commercial and industrial HVAC systems for
customers around the world. The company's technology and
services play a vital role in creating comfortable, efficient
and sustainable spaces to work and live — and in delivering
quality air to workers, tenants and building owners. Daikin
Applied solutions are sold through a global network of dedicated
sales, service and parts offices. For more information or to
locate a Daikin Applied representative, visit
www.daikinapplied.com or call 800-432-1342.
About Daikin Industries Ltd.
Daikin Industries, Ltd., a Fortune 1,000 company with more than
84,000 employees worldwide, is the world's number one air
conditioning company. Daikin is engaged primarily in the
development, manufacture, sales and aftermarket support of
heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR)
equipment, refrigerants and other chemicals, as well as oil
hydraulic products. Daikin was named one of the world's most
innovative companies by Forbes magazine. For more information,