Family-owned distributor opens new branch in Springfield, Ill.

ST. LOUIS - Brauer Supply Co., a 124-year-old family-owned HVAC distributor, has opened its 11th branch office in Springfield, Ill.

The 10,000-square-foot branch will feature an inventory of Heil heating and air-conditioning products, necessary parts and supplies to serve contractors, as well as air-filtration products, and a range of thermal insulating material and specialty fasteners. The branch will also stock sheet metal.

David Lundberg will head the new facility and Paul Hawbaker will provide daily service.

Brauer will operate a delivery truck from this central Illinois location. The branch will be in addition to the company's other Illinois location in Swansea and Missouri locations in St. Peters, Festus, Washington, Columbia, Joplin, Springfield and Jackson. The company also has two warehouses in St. Louis.