How Trane and Stulz are teaming up to transform the data center and indoor agriculture markets
STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc. (STULZ USA), a subsidiary of STULZ GmbH, one of the world's leading suppliers of air conditioning technology, and TRANE U.S., Inc. a brand of Ingersoll Rand and a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services, have signed a stategic OEM supply agreement for the US and Canadian markets. Under the agreement, which comes into effect immediately, STULZ USA will manufacture a certain range of products for TRANE as an OEM supplier and TRANE USA will sell a certain range of STULZ branded products.
Trane will gain access to STULZ USA's full portfolio of Computer Room Air Handling (CRAH) and Computer Room Air Conditioners (CRAC), along with split system DX units for temperature control and dehumidification in indoor farming and grow environments.
“We are excited about our new collaboration with STULZ and the opportunity to help customers more effectively manage their unique needs and ever-evolving industry requirements,” said Holly Paeper, general manager, data center business, Trane. “As a holistic provider, from design stage to operation and ongoing service, Trane helps customers ensure their data center facilities are highly reliable, efficient and sustainable, while achieving the ultimate goal: maximum uptime.”
“We believe this new agreement will bring a strong synergy of technology and sales network to strengthen and expand our market position within our target markets in the North American region”, said Joerg Desler, president, STULZ USA. “The STULZ philosophy of ‘User Driven - Custom Designed – Purpose Built’ solutions, combined with Trane’s expertise in delivering holistic systems leads to unparalleled energy efficient solutions – significantly benefitting the data center customer.”
“Our existing sales channel partners will continue to do business as STULZ Partner, while the new agreement helps us augment our efforts in serving the growing needs of our customers within our target markets. In addition, this agreement complements our second US manufacturing location in Dayton, TN” says Joerg Desler.
The new agreement is effective immediately.
Since its foundation in 1947, the STULZ company has evolved into one of the world’s leading suppliers of air conditioning technology. With the manufacture of precision air conditioning units and chillers, the sale of air conditioning and humidifying systems, and service and facility management, this division of the STULZ Group achieved sales of around 450 million euros in 2018. Since 1974 the Group has seen continual international expansion of its air conditioning business, specializing in air conditioning for data centers and telecommunications installations. STULZ employs 2,400 workers at eleven production sites and 21 sales companies. The company also cooperates with sales and service partners in over 140 other countries, and therefore boasts an international network of air conditioning specialists. The STULZ Group employs around 7,200 people worldwide. Current annual sales are around 1,300 million euros.
STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc. (STULZ USA), a 100% subsidiary of STULZ GmbH, is an ISO 9001 registered manufacturer of environmental control equipment, including a full line of energy efficient precision air conditioners, air handling units, ultrasonic humidifiers, and desiccant dehumidifiers. The company has complete inhouse capabilities for product design, development, manufacturing, and distribution in North American.
About Ingersoll Rand
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) is a world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments in commercial, residential and industrial markets. Our people and our family of brands — including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane® — work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings, transport and protect food and perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Trane solutions optimize indoor environments with a broad portfolio of energy efficient heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, building and contracting services, parts support and advanced control. Ingersoll Rand is a $14 billion global business committed to sustainable business practices within our company and for our customers. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com or www.trane.com.
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