In a joint communications, BLUE HAWK, Embassy Group Ltd. and IMARK Group, all cooperatives with distributor members serving the HVACR, Plumbing & PVF and Electrical industries, announced the formation of "United Cooperative Alliance of America."
The United Cooperative Alliance of America mission is to enhance business practices across multiple verticals and help build upon the foundation already in place within BLUE HAWK, Embassy and IMARK. All three organizations are member owned and governed, with each sharing a firm commitment of full disclosure to its members on all financial and directional issues of their respective organizations.
The newly-formed United Cooperative Alliance of America has put together a Board of Advisors consisting of two Board Members from each organization along with the three respective Presidents and/or CEOs. United Cooperative Alliance of America looks to help attract and retain the best membership for their respective verticals to enhance the cooperative model for the benefit of all its members as they move forward in a diverse and dynamic market.
BLUE HAWK was established in 2005 as a cooperative of independent HVACR distributors throughout the United States. It focuses on HVACR distributors serving the residential and commercial markets and has 224 Members with over 1,000 branch locations. BLUE HAWK is supported by 109 supplier partners.
Embassy was established in 1991 as a cooperative of independent Plumbing & PVF distributors throughout the United States. It focuses on Plumbing and PVF distributors serving the residential, commercial and industrial markets, and has 67 members with over 500 branch locations. Embassy is supported by 86 supplier partners.
IMARK was established in 1996 as a cooperative of independent electrical distributors throughout the United States. It focuses on electrical distributors serving the residential, commercial, and industrial markets, and has over 1,000 members with over 2,000 branch locations. IMARK is supported by 98 supplier partners.
For more information about each group, visit their respective web sites: BLUE HAWK at http://www.bluehawk.coop/; Embassy at http://www.embassygroupltd.com/; and IMARK at http://www.imarkgroup.com/. The United Cooperative Alliance of America web site will be launched in the near future.