INTEGRATED COOLING SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF APPLIED MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT EXPANDING ITS COMMERCIAL HVAC FOOTPRINT
ICS invests in AME’s 30+ year track record to deliver more comprehensive solutions and geographic coverage for its customers
Jacksonville, FL, December 19, 2023 – Integrated Cooling Solutions, a leading commercial HVAC manufacturer representative across the state of Florida announced today that it has acquired Applied Mechanical Equipment, a commercial HVAC equipment and parts supplier with a strong presence in North Florida. Integrated Cooling Solutions is the largest HVAC representative in the state of Florida with eight offices in Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Ft. Myers, Orlando, Rockledge, Jacksonville, and Pensacola.
Uniting the expertise, customer relationships, and product lines of AME and ICS will enable the combined organization to deliver enhanced solutions for customers, stronger results for manufacturing partners, and a continued focused on talent development. AME will become part of ICS and adopt Integrated Cooling Solutions as its name going forward.
Established in 1987, AME has been a preferred HVAC equipment supplier for more than 30 years. Some of AME’s marquis projects include work with the University of Florida O’Connell Center, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, Duval County Courthouse, and the Margaritaville Hotel, Jacksonville Beach.
“We are proud to continue our expansion and growth with the addition of AME to our team,” says David Fernandez, president of ICS. “AME represents quality equipment, talented people with superior product knowledge, and a solid track record of success that we look forward to expanding upon together.”
“Our team is excited to begin the next chapter of our journey as part of ICS,” states Robert (Auburn) McClure, president of AME. “ICS values our team’s customer-service focused culture, and we are excited to leverage the resources that becoming part of ICS offers so we can continue to advance our successful partnerships.”
The financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.
ABOUT INTEGRATED COOLING SOLUTIONS
Integrated Cooling Solutions is the largest HVAC representative in the state of Florida with eight offices in Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Ft. Meters, Orlando, Rockledge, Jacksonville, and Pensacola. ICS recently merged with the Florida operations of Insight Partners, solidifying its position as the leading, independent HVAC manufacturer representative in the state. With the acquisition of Applied Mechanical Equipment, ICS continues to invest in the market for continued expansion of its team and capabilities. ICS offers a broad range of high-quality commercial equipment options from premier manufacturers. The team’s deep expertise and service capabilities enable the company to deliver optimal solutions to meet the needs of every project. The company is part of Meriton, a business accelerator specializing in acquiring leading manufacturer representative firms and fostering their long-term growth through strategic investments and operational excellence. To learn more about the manufacturers ICS represents, please visit: https://integratedcooling.com/manufacturers
ABOUT APPLIED MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT
Applied Mechanical Equipment is a commercial HVAC equipment and parts supplier with a strong presence in North Florida. The company was established in 1987 focused on delivering quality equipment, superior product knowledge, and best-in-class customer-service. AME is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To learn more about AME, please visit: https://www.appliedmechanicalequipment.com/