MORSCO HVAC buys Ott Distributors, expands business on the East Coast

MORSCO HVAC Supply, a distributor of heating and cooling equipment (HVAC) based in Fort Worth, Texas, recently confirmed its acquisition of Ott Distributors, a South Carolina-based HVAC distributor headquartered in Charleston. As a part of the deal, all Ott Distributors associates and its location at Aragon Avenue in N Charleston will start operating under the brand Ott Distributors/ MORSCO HVAC, sources have informed.

For the record, MORSCO is a leader in residential and commercial plumbing, waterworks and HVAC in the U.S. and has formed MORSCO HVAC Supply unit in April 2018 focused on HVAC operations, offering enhanced services to customers at more locations.

The company has appointed Bob Bermudez as the Vice President for HVAC, Eastern Region to supervise MORSCO HVAC Supply’s growth across Eastern U.S., sources further mentioned. He reportedly has almost 20 years of HVAC experience including regional sales responsibilities and not long ago, was at the Baker Distributing Company as the VP for HVAC sales.

Jim Mishler, MORSCO HVAC Supply’s President, was quoted as saying that by acquiring Ott Distributors the company will establish a presence on the East Coast, where there are opportunities for expanding and offering unrivaled service levels to new customers. He expressed the company’s commitment towards growing the business of the MORSCO HVAC Supply throughout the U.S., besides enlarging the existing markets in Texas and Western U.S. The company will continue with the current growth strategies in its organic markets and make more acquisitions to enter new markets, Mishler added.

According to the President of Ott Distributors, Chip Hester, the company prides itself on supplying parts, products, services and expertise that customers need. He believes that the MORSCO HVAC Supply follows similar principles which will help their customers to enjoy excellent service along with the availability of more inventory and knowledge, particularly from the online ordering system on the MORSCO HVAC Supply website