Atwood acquires Aircommand Australia

By: Newscenter 16 staff Email
By: Newscenter 16 staff Email

ELKHART, Ind.—Atwood Mobile Products LLC announced today that it has closed on a transaction to acquire Aircommand, a privately held company headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia from the Henshall family. Aircommand is a world market leader in mobile air-conditioning, selling to the RV (Caravan) and Specialty Vehicle Markets worldwide, particularly in Australia, North America and Europe.

Atwood is a leading supplier of appliances, chassis and seating hardware, architectural products and gas detectors, primarily to the North American RV and Specialty Vehicle markets.

“Aircommand has been a partner with Atwood for the past couple of years as we have worked to launch their high performance rooftop AC’s in North America,” stated Tim Stephens, Atwood’s President. “We have developed a strong working relationship with the Aircommand team and have quickly discovered a mutual commitment to quality, innovation and product performance. This transaction is only going to accelerate this cooperation, leveraging Aircommand’s R&D engineering skills, sales strengths and sourcing relationships to the mutual benefit of all our customers. We are particularly delighted that Atwood will continue to have access to David Henshall’s design and product development talents into the future. ”

David O’Brien, General Manager of Aircommand stated, “We look to the future with much enthusiasm. We are excited to formalize our relationship with Atwood and realize the industry potential of this new partnership.”

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