M&A Supply Signs Distributor Agreement With Johnson Controls

Customers in Southeast will have access to leading York® products

Oct 07, 2010, 16:49 ET from Johnson Controls, Inc.

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, announced its agreement with M&A Supply Company Inc. to sell York® brand residential and light commercial HVAC equipment.  M&A Supply will sell York products throughout Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and northern Florida.

Effective January 1, 2011, M&A Supply will offer the entire Unitary Products portfolio of residential and light commercial offerings, including high-efficiency air conditioners, heat pumps, package units and gas furnaces as well as other energy-efficient products and controls.

"Johnson Controls has a long-standing dedication to quality and innovation that is unmatched in the industry," said Eddie Anderson, president, M&A Supply.  "The York product line is well regarded by distributors and dealers, and it's backed by extensive training and technical support."

"M&A Supply has built an outstanding reputation in the region through its dedication to its customers," said Rodney Rushing, vice president and general manager, Unitary Products, Johnson Controls.  "We look forward to extending our reach into the Southeast with a partner that represents a similar vision of quality products and customer service."

M&A Supply was previously the exclusive distributor of American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning equipment, owned by Ingersoll Rand.

York® products from Johnson Controls include energy-efficient, residential central air-conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces and accessories and innovative light-commercial, packaged heating and cooling systems marketed through a national distribution network and delivered to home- and building-owners through qualified York heating and cooling dealers. For more information about York, visit: www.yorkhvacdealer.com or call 877-453-YORK.

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com.

About M&A Supply

M&A Supply Co. Inc. was founded in 1969 by Mr. Richard Moss and Mr. Edwin Anderson, our company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The business began in Nashville, TN serving customers in the middle Tennessee area. The company was involved in the manufacturing and distribution of heating and air conditioning supplies, sheet metal and rain-carrying products. Mr. Moss sold his equity in the company very early and we've been a family owned business ever since. In 1990 we expanded our product offering to include American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning equipment and replacement parts. Today we are an exclusive American Standard distributor with locations in Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and northern Florida.

SOURCE Johnson Controls, Inc.



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