BUFFALO, NY – Specified Air Solutions, a market leading manufacturer of semi-custom commercial and industrial HVAC equipment, has completed the acquisition of Dectron Inc. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Dectron is a global provider of highly-engineered custom and semi-custom IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) and HVAC (heating, ventilation & air conditioning) systems for residential, commercial, institutional and industrial applications.
“We’re enthused to become part of Specified Air Solutions. Not only does this union enhance our capabilities, but it also improves our ability to provide high performance, efficient and cost effective solutions to our customers,” states Ness Lakdawala, Dectron Internationale’s CEO.
Specified Air Solutions’ extensive product offering includes many well-known HVAC brands such as Addison, Rapid, Weather- Rite, Bananza, Phoenix Air Systems, Combat and the makers of CoRayVac®, Roberts-Gordon. The company serves a multitude of market applications including manufacturing facilities, warehouses, educational facilities, commercial buildings, health care facilities, food processing plants and many more.
According to President and CEO of Specified Air Solutions, Charley Brown, “Dectron has over 40 years’ experience in indoor pool dehumidification, making it a powerful leader in this market. As such, it is a natural fit with Specified Air's broad portfolio of leadership products that address many unique HVAC applications.” Specified Air Solutions, formerly Roberts Gordon LLC, was acquired by The Sterling Group, a middle market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, in July 2014. The acquisition of Dectron is consistent with The Sterling Group’s plans for additional investment in complementary HVAC products and companies.