Australian company, Seeley International, has bought Coolerado, a Denver-based manufacturer of evaporative air conditioning systems, as the next step in its global expansion.
Seeley’s founder and executive chairman, Frank Seeley AM said: “This acquisition establishes a US-based manufacturing facility which is another exciting step in our growth strategy as we look to move closer to our North American customers.”
Seeley said he saw the addition of Coolerado’s products as a demonstration of “…our commitment and leadership in providing energy efficient air conditioning products.”
Seeley and Coolerado’s product lines complimentary
Already, Seeley is planning “a multi-million dollar capital injection” for Coolerado, designed to increase product availability and customer service.
“Climate Wizard and Coolerado, which are both award-winning indirect evaporative air conditioning product lines, are complementary, offering the best hyper-efficient air conditioning solutions in the world,” said Seeley.
Coolerado’s CEO, Tom Teynor, said: “Coolerado’s customers will benefit from Seeley International’s market experience, product line breadth, financial and customer service strength, and its commitment to innovation.”
Coolerado’s evaporative air conditioning products will become part of Seeley’s portfolio which includes the brands, Breezair, Convair, Coolair, Braemar, and Climate Wizard.
Some Interesting Facts About Seeley International
- Seeley International is Australia’s largest air conditioning manufacturer.
- Headquartered in Adelaide, Seeley has offices in six countries including the US, where they have been for 30 years.
- Seeley International’s energy-efficient 7-star equivalent Braemar ducted gas heater won an award for ‘Product Design: Hardware and Building’ category, at the recent 2015 Good Design Australia awards.
- The same heater is the world’s first 7-star gas heater.