Research Products Corporation: Mike McGowan steps down as CEO

MADISON, Wis. (March 4, 2021) – Research Products Corporation, parent company of national brands Aprilaire, Anden, and DriSteem, announces Mike McGowan is stepping down as CEO after a successful 23-year career with the company to pursue other interests. Dale Philippi, currently president of the Aprilaire division, will succeed McGowan.

About Research Products Corporation

Based in Madison, Wis., Research Products Corporation (RPC) was founded in 1938 and is an established industry leader in indoor air quality, humidity control in controlled environmental agriculture, and commercial and industrial humidification. Business units include Aprilaire, which provides humidifiers, dehumidifiers, thermostats, air purifiers and ventilation for residential homes, Anden, which provides environmental control solutions built for commercial and industrial applications, and driSteem, which designs and manufacturers humification systems for the commercial market. RPC, its business units and its 800 employees work through a large network of certified professionals nationwide. To learn more, visit