Granby Industries LP, a division of TerraVest Industries Inc., has announced its acquisition of ECR International Inc., a division of BDR Thermea. ECR is a manufacturer of heating and cooling products under a family of brand names in North America, including Utica, Dunkirk, and Olsen. The acquisition furthers Granby Industries’ goal of bringing reliable and efficient heating appliances to the market.
Pierre Fournier, President of Granby Industries, welcomes the employees of ECR and looks forward to their continuing commitment to the business and its customers. “ECR International is a strong business with a portfolio of successful brands, and we’re delighted to welcome its employees to the Granby family. ECR fits within our portfolio of businesses perfectly and we look forward to nurturing its growth and further strengthening our position in the North American heating market,” said Fournier
In addition to increasing manufacturing capacity, the two long-standing companies share similar values and strengths that will enhance both companies’ ability to offer the most comprehensive heating solutions in the industry.
With continuity in mind, Granby Industries’ goal is to make this transition as seamless as possible, by delivering products, services and sales support to customers through the existing ECR teams they have assembled.
Since 1928, ECR International, Inc. has been manufacturing heating and cooling products. It has two facilities in upstate New York and distribution points throughout the United States and Canada. Since it was founded in 1954, Granby Industries has been manufacturing and distributing residential, light commercial and light industrial tanks for the safe storage and distribution of combustible liquids. With environmental concerns at the forefront, Granby Industries continues to follow a strict policy in its product offering and manufacturing processes to help protect the environment.