Embraco, a Whirlpool business, has appointed Emerson Climate Technologies as the company’s North American distributor.

“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 Embraco’s Laercio Hardt. “Emerson brings a longstanding reputation including decades of experience in service and distribution. And Embraco offers cutting-edge technology and innovation.”

Both companies said they believe that the agreement will help customers to deliver solutions that address various concerns, including energy regulations and global warming.

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