McDonnell & Miller celebrates 50 yrs w/ HARDI

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Morton Grove, Ill. – February 11, 2014 – McDonnell & Miller®, an exclusive product line of Bell & Gossett®, a brand of Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, was recently recognized by the Heating Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) for its dedicated involvement as a manufacturer.

McDonnell & Miller celebrated a 50-year milestone in its relationship with the leading HVACR trade association. Glenn Huse, global product line manager, engineered specialties, HVAC marketing, Xylem Applied Water Systems, accepted the company’s award at the 2013 HARDI Annual Conference held December 7 to 10 in Phoenix, Ariz.

“We are honored to receive this recognition for our many years of collaboration with HARDI,” said Mark Handzel, vice president, Product Regulatory Affairs, and director, HVAC Commercial Buildings Business Unit, Xylem. “Xylem and its brands value strong relationships with industry professionals, including distributors and trade associations. Staying involved in our industries positions the company strongly across all business markets.”

This year, McDonnell & Miller was one of three recipients that received an award for 50 years of involvement with HARDI. HARDI represents more than 460 wholesale companies, more than 300 manufacturing associates and nearly 125 manufacturer representatives. Association members represent an estimated 85 percent of the dollar value of the HVACR products sold through distribution. For more information about HARDI and its members, visit

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About Xylem
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, N.Y., with 2013 revenues of $3.8 billion and more than 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the last two years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all — that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at

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