SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Carrier Corporation announced it has acquired Andrews Distributing Company, an independent distributor of Carrier residential and light commercial products headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. Andrews, a distributor of Carrier and Payne hvac equipment since 1957, sells primarily to dealers and contractors in middle and eastern Tennessee, with distribution and sales locations in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Kingsport, Tenn. The 90-employee company had 2000 revenues of approximately $50 million.