News: April 2016

AHRI Welcomes Sanhua International As A Member AHRI Welcomes Sanhua International As A Member

AHRI Welcomes Sanhua International As A Member


Sanhua International is pleased to announce it has been accepted as a member of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), a trade association representing manufacturers of HVACR and water heating equipment within the global industry.

Sanhua has joined AHRI as an International Member and participant in the Flow and Contaminant Control Section.

“Sanhua is pleased to join the other member companies within AHRI to work together on behalf of our industry,” said Michael Noelke, North America vice president of commercial at Sanhua International. “We look forward to supporting AHRI’s core mission and programs.”

AHRI’s 315 member companies manufacture quality, efficient, and innovative residential and commercial air conditioning, space heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment and components for sale in North America and around the world, and account for more than 90 percent of HVACR and water heating residential and commercial equipment manufactured and sold in North America.

Photo caption: AHRI President and CEO Steve Yurek (right) welcomes Frank Xu, Sanhua Global Marketing Director, to AHRI. 
Sanhua Announces New Sales, Marketing Appointments Sanhua Announces New Sales, Marketing Appointments

Sanhua Announces New Sales, Marketing Appointments


Sanhua International announces the addition of a sales engineer and two marketing support personnel to its Commercial team. Brandon Stewart, Andy Schoen and Michael Smith have joined Sanhua and will support sales and marketing efforts in North and Central America.

Stewart joins Sanhua as a sales engineer based out of Atlanta, Ga. Stewart brings solid HVACR industry experience to his new role, having previously served as sales engineer at Tecumseh Products Company and product applications specialist at ABB/Thomas & Betts. Stewart’s focus will be the support of Sanhua OEM commercial accounts in the Southeast U.S. Stewart is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Schoen, an industry veteran and technical expert with more than 30 years of experience at Sporlan, Tecumseh Products and DunAn, holds an MBA from the University of Missouri and a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Iowa. In his role as Portfolio and Customer Services Manager, Schoen is responsible for managing product families and supporting Sanhua OEM and wholesale sales efforts.

Smith brings extensive global and regional brand and marketing management experience to his role as Marketing Communications Director, most recently with Tecumseh Products. He earned an M.A. degree (Management) from Webster University, St. Louis, Mo. and a B.A. (Journalism) from Central Michigan University. Smith will develop and manage tactical execution of marketing communications projects, project management and pricing administration.