The Heating, Airconditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International Foundation will hold its second annual Texas A&M-organized research workshop in September.
Distributor Growth and Market Share” will take place Sept. 12-13 at the Hilton
Chicago O’Hare Airport.
workshop is the result of a yearlong study of the best practices for
distributor growth by the university’s industrial distribution program. Three HARDI
member companies have been selected to take part in this year’s event at no charge: Century A/C Supply in Houston, G.W.
Berkheimer Co. of Indianapolis and Standard Supply in Dallas.
interest, participation and feedback we received from our distributor members
exceeded our expectations,” said HARDI Chairman Don Frendberg. “We believe the
outcomes of the School of Industrial Distributions Research initiatives provide
invaluable resources to those who participate.”
Gee, HARDI’s executive vice president, echoed Frendberg’s comments.
supporting member of these various Texas A&M research consortia, the HARDI
Foundation is able to produce HVACR-specific outcomes focused on best practices
most applicable to the two-step, contractor-focused sales channel making HARDI
Foundation- produced workshops and other consortia deliverables unique and
unmatched in value for HVACR distributors and their manufacturer partners,” Gee