Daikin Selects Don Stevens for Expanded Territory in Western United States
HOUSTON, September 26, 2017 – Proven success in promoting the Daikin brand in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin has compelled Daikin North America LLC to select Don Stevens, LLC as their distributor of Daikin branded residential unitary (ducted) HVAC equipment in Arizona, Colorado and Utah, with planned expansion into New Mexico next year.
Don Stevens will execute this expansion through a wholly-owned business unit, Stevens Equipment Supply, LLC, with the opening of HVAC-dedicated branches beginning in the fourth quarter of 2017. In addition to residential unitary, Stevens Equipment Supply will promote the full line of Daikin ductless and light commercial HVAC, as well as controls, air quality, parts and accessories throughout the region.
“We are humbled and grateful for the trust extended by Daikin,” said Dave DeSutter, CEO of Don Stevens, LLC. “Over the past 55 years, our team has expanded by providing our customers best-inclass equipment, from top manufacturers, in a growing geographical footprint. This territory expansion is a natural progression of our growth plan and performed carefully to preserve focus on our vision, values, and core equipment distribution strengths.”
“We look forward to serving our new customers and extending westward our vision of providing hassle-free, customer-first solutions,” added Don Stevens President Dan Beno. “Spreading the word about the Daikin value proposition to dealers and consumers is a passion of our team. We are excited to build Daikin and Stevens Equuipment Supply brand awareness and presence.
” With a history of developing intelligent, energy-saving technologies, Daikin has become one of the world's leading air conditioning manufacturers.
“Our investment in our new Daikin Texas Technology Park is proof of our commitment to growth in North America, and we choose premium distributors who can represent the benefits of Daikin technologies and grow with us in the future,” said Takayuki (Taka) Inoue, Executive Vice President and President, Daikin Business Unit, Daikin North America LLC. “We are confident that Stevens Equipment Supply will provide world-class distribution and support for our brand.”