MARS Acquires Heat Controller, Inc.
Two Respected Companies Unite to Become The Most Comprehensive Industry Supplier of HVAC/R Parts and Equipment.
MARS has made a strategic acquisition of Heat Controller, Inc., a leading commercial and residential HVAC equipment supplier. As a result of the acquisition, the MARS Company will become the most comprehensive supplier of HVAC/R parts and equipment to the industry. The MARS motors and components division will continue to operate from Hauppauge, New York, and the Heat Controller equipment division will remain in Jackson, Michigan.
According to Edward Chernoff, President and CEO of MARS, the acquisition represents MARS’s commitment to anticipate the needs of the marketplace and proactively invest in creating additional value for the customer. “This acquisition is a merger of equals. Two reputable companies are aligning in order to better serve HVAC/R customers, suppliers, and contractors,” he said. “MARS knows motors and components. Heat Controller knows equipment. The partnership is a natural fit.”
Founded in 1946, Motors and Armatures (MARS) is a family-owned and operated supplier of quality motors, components, and service/installation parts for the HVAC/R industry. The company distributes its own extensive MARS and JARD branded aftermarket replacement products, as well as the original equipment components of leading manufacturers. MARS is headquartered in Hauppauge, NY and operates distribution facilities in Earth City (St. Louis), MO and Mississauga, Canada and is known for its quality products, extensive inventory, solution-based sales approach, and logistics efficiencies.
About Heat Controller, Inc.
For more than 75 years, Heat Controller, Inc. has earned its reputation as THE SOURCE for residential and commercial heating, cooling, and dehumidification equipment. The company markets its products under the Comfort-Aire and Century brand names in the United States and under the Comfort-Aire by Aitons' brand name in Canada. As a leading supplier to the HVAC industry, Heat Controller is well respected due to the quality and reliability of its branded products, which are designed to meet or exceed industry standards for energy efficiency. In addition, the company offers one of the broadest equipment lines in the HVAC industry and is known for in-season availability, quick delivery, best-in-class warranties, and comprehensive training and support programs.