Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) is the largest distributor of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) products with 507 locations in 36 states, Puerto Rico, Latin America and the Caribbean. Founded more than 50 years ago as a manufacturer of parts and components for HVAC/R equipment, Watsco entered the distribution segment in 1989 and has become the industry leader with sales of $2.0 billion in 2009. Watsco has 4,000 employees assisting over 50,000 contractors who, in turn, service, repair or replace HVAC/R systems. Watsco meets contractor’s needs by supplying the products required for the four major industry segments: Air conditioners, furnaces and related parts (50%) Air movement products, including ductwork and insulation (25%) Controls, including thermostats and air treatment systems (15%) Refrigeration products (10%)
Miami, US
5,000 (est)

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Miami, US

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