Koch Air Acquires Lathrop Trotter

Koch Air, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Enterprises, Inc., announced today it has acquired Lathrop Trotter, a Cincinnati, Ohio based company, who since1922, has been providing niche products such as boilers, combined heat and power systems and power/utility solutions to customers in the institutional, industrial/process, and power generation markets. Lathrop Trotter will remain a trusted brand in the applied/industrial and specialty products segment of the market while becoming a sister division of Koch Air and Level Solutions Group. Lathrop Trotter will continue to serve its customer base in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky from its existing Cincinnati, OH facilities.

“Expanding our product offering into boiler and power generation offers both diversification and seasonality balance to our portfolio,” said Brad Muehlbauer, Koch Air’s President. Doug Howery, Vice President of Commercial Sales adds, “The combination of Koch Air with its Carrier HVAC Systems, Level Solutions with its niche applied HVAC Products and the Lathrop Trotter portfolio of unique solutions offers a fit complementing each business’s respective expertise while providing customers a centralized source of experts they can trust all backed by Koch Enterprises business values and stability dating back to 1873.”

“I’m very excited to lead Lathrop Trotter through the transition and going forward. Lathrop Trotter will continue to be a leader in the industry and today’s announcement further strengthens our position,” said Steve Beegle, Lathrop Trotter General Manager. TJ Mueller, Lathrop Trotter Sales Manager, says, “Working together benefits not only our customers and team members but also improves opportunities for our vendor partners.”

For any questions, please contact Doug Howery, Vice President of Commercial Sales. Learn more about Lathrop Trotter, Level Solutions and Koch Air, LLC at www.lathroptrotter.com, www.level-solutions.com and www.kochair.com.


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