Panasonic Taps O’Connor Company as Distributor of VRF Systems for Light Commercial Customers in the Midwest
NEWARK, NJ (May 6, 2019) – Panasonic, an industry-leading manufacturer of air conditioning, heating and indoor air quality systems, announces that O’Connor Company, a wholesaler for heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and parts, has become a Panasonic distributor of VRF equipment to customers in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa.
Founded in 1920, O’Connor Company has a legacy of providing superior products, service and support to multi-family, senior living, student housing, medical facility and lodging customers. As a subsidiary of Munch’s Supply, an award-winning distributorship, the company is committed to superior customer service, which is what attracted the team to Panasonic.
“When O’Connor Company identified the need to align with a VRF manufacturer to service our commercial customer base, Panasonic’s commitment and excitement truly differentiated the company,” said Greg Borr, president, O’Connor Company. “After we visited one of Panasonic’s training facilities, our team felt right at home and immediately knew Panasonic was the right fit for us. Our experience working with Panasonic has truly been second to none.”
“Panasonic is thrilled to work with O’Connor Company to expand our reach in the Midwest. O’Connor Company’s team of trusted HVAC specialists will provide everything from new construction to maintenance to replacement services, enabling customers to have a first-rate experience coupled with a superior Panasonic solution,” said Allan Dziwoki, vice president and general manager, Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning North America. “With O’Connor Company’s significant market share in the Midwest, we’re excited about where the collaboration will take us.”
For more information about Panasonic heating and air conditioning, please visit na.panasonic.com/us/home-and-building-solutions/heating-air-conditioning/.
About Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning North America
Based in Kennesaw, GA, Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning North America offers a wide range of versatile climate-control solutions including Single-Split Systems, Multi-Split Systems, ECO-I VRF Systems, and heating and cooling accessories for commercial and residential use. The company is the air-conditioning division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. Learn more about Panasonic Air-Conditioning at us.panasonic.com/hvac.
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is committed to creating a better life and a better world by enabling its business-to-business customers through innovations in Sustainable Energy, Immersive Entertainment, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility Solutions. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. One of Interbrand’s Top 100 Best Global Brands of 2018, Panasonic is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at www.na.panasonic.com/us.
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About O’Connor Company
O’Connor Company was founded in 1920 by Joe O’Connor to offer customers steam and hot water heating equipment, controls and accessories. Today, the company has more than 130 employees focused exclusively on supplying heating and cooling industry contractors with quality products. With a focus on service honed for almost 100 years and as a leading distributor for trusted brands. O’Connor Company continues to serve as the premier distributor for HVAC contractors throughout Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma and Missouri. In 2017, O’Connor was purchased by Chicago-based Munch’s Supply.