The Waldinger Corporation: Joined forces with Commercial Air, Inc. when the two companies merged on September 1, 2018


Derek Hileman – 816-215-0417 or [email protected]

Tom Duffy – 608-221-8886, extension 24 or [email protected]

Commercial Air, Inc. has operated as an HVAC refrigeration service provider in Wisconsin since 1981. The Waldinger Corporation – headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa and founded in 1906 – is a full-service mechanical and electrical contractor with multiple locations known for mission critical and other high-profile projects. Waldinger is the largest round-the-clock, truck-based service provider delivering maintenance and repair services to customers throughout the Midwest.

Both companies install, repair and maintain heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in commercial, institutional and industrial facilities. Combined, the two companies have 700 construction professionals and tradespeople, including over 100 service technicians. Both have a strong presence in small, service-related, technically-demanding project arenas.

Leaders from each company cite shared values, expanded services to customers and increased opportunity for employees as key to the acquisition decision. Waldinger Service Division Vice President Derek Hileman said, “We are excited to join forces with Commercial Air in Wisconsin, and we look forward to achieving great things together.” Commercial Air President Tom Duffy said, “With the additional resources Waldinger brings to the table, we will be able to provide opportunities for our staff and our customers long into the future.” Commercial Air Vice President Dale Carmichael added, “We are proud of what our people have built and the relationships that we have maintained, and are energized by what we will do in the future.”

Tom Duffy will now serve as Waldinger’s Regional Service Manager in Wisconsin. Dale Carmichael will now serve as the Regional Operations Manager in Wisconsin. All employees and facilities will remain active and part of the expanding operations of The Waldinger Corporation.