Leminar signs water heater distribution deal with Rheem
DUBAI, UAE, 2 August 2022: Leminar Air Conditioning Company signed a distribution agreement with Rheem to become channel partner of the latter’s portfolio of water heaters and air heaters. Making the announcement through a Press release, Leminar said the agreement fortifies the three-decade-long collaboration between the two companies, expanding its portfolio of cooling solutions to include efficient water and air heating offerings.
Leminar said that Rheem, founded in 1925, made its foray into the manufacturing of water heaters in the 1930s, boasting coast-to-coast distribution across the American continent by 1936. Now the largest manufacturer of water heating products in North America, Rheem’s products are available in over 80 countries and span residential and commercial heating and cooling; conventional and hybrid storage-style water heaters; tankless water heaters; solar water heating systems; hydronic and geothermal systems and indoor air quality accessories — making it one of the most-trusted one-stop-shop air and water comfort solution providers, Leminar said.
Commenting on the partnership, Brian Hempenstall, Managing Director, Rheem (MEA), said: “Rheem is ever proud to be partnering with Leminar Air Conditioning Company again. The distributorship agreement will enable Rheem to ensure the availability of premium air and water heating solutions for customers in the UAE while enabling us to further expand our market presence through Leminar’s extensive distribution channels.”
Speaking on the agreement, Pramodh Idicheria, Chief Operating Officer, Leminar Global, said: “We are incredibly happy to fortify our over thirty-year-long successful collaboration with Rheem through our latest distributorship agreement. The partnership will enable both companies to continue to jointly cater to the needs of the UAE market and bring a more extensive selection of futuristic air and water turnkey solutions to the region through Rheem’s wide range of products in both sectors. We look forward to replicating the success story we had in the air-conditioning arena for water heating products segment, as well.”
Kartik Raval, General Manager, Leminar Air Conditioning Company, said: “Leminar’s partnership with Rheem will allow it to offer innovative and sustainable water heating solutions, including residential, central, solar, heat pumps and commercial water heaters to the community in the UAE. The agreement will enhance Leminar’s ability to meet the growing requirements of the HVAC & plumbing industries while offering seamless one-stop-shop water and air solutions to our customers.”
Rheem, Ruud host Pro Partner 2022 Conference
LAS VEGAS, 26 April 2022: Rheem and Ruud, part of the Rheem family of brands, hosted the 2022 Pro Partner International Conference from March 7 to 10 in Las Vegas. Making the announcement through an April 26 Press release, Rheem said more than 5,000 key partners from the HVAC industry participated in the event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
According to Rheem, the conference ran under the theme, Pro Powered. The company’s Global Air Division spearheaded the event, which brought together the HVAC industry’s key partners, products and keynote speakers in an action-packed week, which celebrated the HVAC industry and community, Rheem said.
Both Rheem and Ruud Pro Partners enjoyed special appearances by major celebrities along with live entertainment, dynamic breakout sessions and an action-packed product and program expo, Rheem said.
With conference agendas led by industry experts, the event spanned two-days for Ruud and two-days for Rheem. Featured topics included training, innovation, networking and tools for growing a successful HVAC business. Rheem said attendees drew inspiration to learn more about increasing their profitability through a variety of insight-packed sessions, which covered everything from new product innovations to making the most of digital marketing tools.
The goal was to provide Pro Partners with real, actionable takeaways, Rheem said, adding that the Ruud and Rheem product development teams also shared insights on the latest HVAC product portfolio for the Gulf Countries, including the reimagined Plus Ones, with features technicians will appreciate and the comfort and performance their customers are seeking. Attendees left the conference armed with knowledge on new regulations, tips for future-proofing business and tips to enhance profitability, Rheem said.
“This is a dynamic time for our industry,” said Mike Branson, President, Global Air, Rheem. “And we continue to be fully committed to making sure our partners are not only prepared to succeed in the short term but grow stronger for the future. This conference certainly helps accomplish that.”
According to Rheem, the Pro Partner International Conference will return in 2025.