M&A Supply Signs Distributor Agreement With Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls, (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, announced its agreement with M&A Supply Company Inc. to sell York® brand residential and light commercial HVAC equipment. M&A Supply will sell York products throughout Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and northern Florida.

Effective January 1, 2011, M&A Supply will offer the entire Unitary Products portfolio of residential and light commercial offerings, including high-efficiency air conditioners, heat pumps, package units and gas furnaces as well as other energy-efficient products and controls.

"Johnson Controls has a long-standing dedication to quality and innovation that is unmatched in the industry," said Eddie Anderson, president, M&A Supply. "The York product line is well regarded by distributors and dealers, and it’s backed by extensive training and technical support."

"M&A Supply has built an outstanding reputation in the region through its dedication to its customers," said Rodney Rushing, vice president and general manager, Unitary Products, Johnson Controls. "We look forward to extending our reach into the Southeast with a partner that represents a similar vision of quality products and customer service."

M&A Supply was previously the exclusive distributor of American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning equipment, owned by Ingersoll Rand.

York® products from Johnson Controls include energy-efficient, residential central air-conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces and accessories and innovative light-commercial, packaged heating and cooling systems marketed through a national distribution network and delivered to home- and building-owners through qualified York heating and cooling dealers.

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced lithium ion batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful.