Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. has been appointed as the North American distributor for Embraco, a manufacturer of hermetic compressors.

Embraco’s main offices are in Brazil, with factories in Italy, Slovakia and China.

“I am confident that by doing business with Emerson Climate Technologies, our customers will be better served. Both companies have so much to bring to the table,” said Laercio Hardt of Embraco. “Emerson brings a longstanding reputation including decades of experience in service and distribution. And, Embraco offers cutting-edge technology and innovation.”

“Emerson Climate Technologies’ current strengths and reputation are enhanced by doing business with Embraco,” said David Dunbar, president of Emerson Climate Technologies’ refrigeration division. “This agreement will allow us to bring more value to our customers, which is something that we always strive for.”