Horizon Group Holdings has announced the acquisition of Hurley & David (“Hurley”), a trusted provider of heating, cooling, and whole-home comfort in western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut. The partnership marks HGH’s seventh acquisition in the last twelve months.
Founded in 1960 by Frank Hurley and Peter David, Hurley & David prides itself on providing the highest level of service and unmatched quality. This tradition that continued when Donald Tucker purchased the company in 1973. Don’s nephew, Ward Woodruff, joined the company soon thereafter and eventually purchased the company from his uncle. Today, a third generation of the Woodruff family continues to serve homeowners.
“We were so fortunate to partner with an organization like HGH,” Ward Woodruff said. “Our shared values of professionalism and service made it extremely easy to take this partnership to the next level.”
Charlie Haines, CEO of Horizon Group Holdings, “We’re excited to form this partnership with Hurley & David and expand our footprint into western Massachusetts. We believe we can build on the rich heritage the company has worked so hard to create, expanding the level of service to customers and bringing new opportunities for growth and career development for its employees.”
Horizon Group Holdings (“HGH”) has announced the acquisition of 4 Service Pros, a trusted provider of heating, cooling, and whole home comfort in northern Virginia. The partnership marks HGH’s seventh acquisition in the last twelve months.
4 Service Pros was founded in 2000 by Greg Schick, who is now the company president. Schick has four decades of experience in the trades and earned master’s licenses in building, electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, natural gas and propane LP gas. His brother Mike, an electrician for 38 years, is Electrical Manager at the firm and his wife Debbie heads the accounting operation.
“It was great to develop a partnership with an organization like Horizon,” Greg Schick said. “They understand our business and they have a dedication to professionalism and service that we share. It was easy to take our relationship to the next level.”
Charlie Haines, CEO of Horizon Group Holdings, said, “We’re excited to form this partnership with 4 Service Pros and expand our footprint into northern Virginia. We believe we can build on the rich heritage the company has worked so hard to create, expanding the level of service to customers and bringing new opportunities for growth and career development for its employees.”
Horizon Group Holdings continues to seek out regional leaders like 4 Service Pros to expand to its portfolio of outstanding brands. HGH looks for companies that share its values of outstanding customer service and professional development for employees.
Horizon Group Holdings (“HGH”), a national leading home services company, announced the acquisition of Maitz Home Services (“Maitz”) in Allentown, PA. Maitz marks the fourth acquisition for HGH over the last twelve months.
In 1964, Charles Maitz founded his residential plumbing and heating brand to serve his Lehigh Valley neighbors. In 1990, Dave DeWalt assumed ownership of the locally renowned brand. Under DeWalt’s leadership, Maitz continued to grow its reputation for heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical service excellence. Today, Maitz leads by example through exceptional customer care, on-time service, and a commitment to completing jobs correctly and in a timely fashion the first time.
“Dave DeWalt’s unrelenting efforts to build Maitz into the Lehigh Valley‘s leading home services company are evident in the brand’s excellent customer reviews and highly trained workforce,” said Charlie Haines, CEO of Horizon Group Holdings. “We are excited to partner with such an outstanding organization.”
Dave Dewalt, President of Maitz, added, “I could not have left Maitz in better hands. HGH will continue Maitz’s legacy of excellent customer service and offer Maitz employees unparalleled career growth and opportunities. I look forward to Maitz’s continued success.” The addition of Maitz marks new territory for Horizon Group Holdings. In addition to its established foothold in the greater Philadelphia region, the portfolio now serves Pennsylvania homes in the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton areas. This growth signals added advantages and opportunities for homeowners within the HGH portfolio footprint.
Gold Medal Service, a subsidiary of Horizon Group Holdings (HGH), announced the acquisition of A-Absolute Plumbing, Heating, and Air (“A-Absolute”) in Roselle, New Jersey. A-Absolute marks the fifth acquisition for HGH over the last twelve months.
“We are thrilled that Gold Medal is partnering with A-Absolute,” said Joe Todaro, vice president of Gold Medal. “A-Absolute is a first-class company, known for having some of the most technical and versatile technicians in the plumbing and HVAC industry. The partnership reinforces Gold Medal’s commitment to providing the best HVAC, plumbing, and electrical service to New Jersey homeowners.”
“Working with HGH and Gold Medal throughout the acquisition process has been a pleasure,” said Sonny Adoni, president of A-Absolute. “Most importantly, my customers will benefit from an increased service offering, and my team will enjoy even greater growth opportunities.”
Strikepoint Group Holdings Expands to North Carolina with Acquisition of Eanes Heating & Air Conditioning
Newark, DE, January 11, 2020 – Strikepoint Group Holdings (“SGH “), a national leading home services company, announced the acquisition of Eanes Heating & Air Conditioning (“Eanes”) in High Point, NC. Eanes marks the third acquisition for SGH over the last twelve months.
For more than 50 years, Eanes has delivered trusted and exceptional heating and air conditioning repair, maintenance, and installation throughout the Piedmont Triad area. First founded in 1968, the brand’s local approach to comfort and customer satisfaction has cemented its well-earned reputation for excellence among homeowners and small businesses throughout Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem, NC.
“We are thrilled to partner with Eanes, one of the largest and most distinguished home services companies in the Triad,” said Charlie Haines, CEO of Strikepoint Group Holdings. “John Eanes and his father, Jimmie Eanes, have built a world-class organization. We look forward to supporting John as he continues to grow the company”.
John Eanes, President of Eanes Heating & Air Conditioning, added, “Partnering with a brand that shares our values was imperative to me. Horizon Group Holdings believes in providing strong support and growth to employees while also offering uncompromising customer service. SGH’s commitment to our team and customers makes them ideal partners.”
Horizon Founder and Chairman Dave Geiger added, “We thank the Eanes organization for giving us this opportunity. The acquisition of Eanes furthers SGH’s strategic goals of growing in the Southeast, and we look forward to accelerating Eanes’ growth both organically and through acquisition.”
As the first North Carolina-based brand in its portfolio, Eanes represents an exciting step forward for Strikepoint Group Holdings. Along with its strong presence in Georgia and Florida, the addition of a thriving North Carolina business marks SGH’s growth-oriented, team-first strategy for continued success.
About Strikepoint Group Holdings
Founded in 1987, Strikepoint Group Holdings is one of the largest and most referred home services companies in the United States, specializing in heating, air conditioning, plumbing, drain cleaning, electrical, and indoor air quality. SGH is based in Newark, Delaware. Since 2017, the HGH portfolio has expanded organically and through acquisitions in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, and Florida. Most recently, SGH welcomed Eanes in North Carolina, AccuTemp Heating and Cooling in Georgia, A-Absolute in New Jersey, Maitz in Pennsylvania, and Hutchinson Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, and Electrical in New Jersey.
About Eanes Heating & Air Conditioning
Eanes Heating & Air Conditioning has proudly served the Triad since 1968. Locally operated, Eanes takes pride in providing high-quality heating and cooling products and services to homeowners across the Piedmont Triad area. From doing the job right the first time to being the best and most cost-effective provider, Eanes’ goal is to satisfy customer needs and continue their tradition of excellence.
Wilmington, DE, September 28 – Today, Strikepoint Group Holdings (SGH) announced the addition of Hutchinson Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, and Energy Services to its family of brands.
George Hutchinson Sr. founded his family business in 1948 with a “Never Say No” mentality and commitments to better service, greater value, and accessibility. Today, the company has cemented its reputation as one of the most preeminent HVAC, Plumbing, and Energy service brands on the East Coast.
“This is an incredible moment for both brands,” commented Charlie Haines, CEO of Strikepoint Group Holdings. “We share an enormous amount of mutual respect, as well as a philosophy of care for our employees and our customers. I’m always excited about the opportunities that are created for our employees with such a partnership.” Fred Hutchinson, President of Hutchinson, added, “We had many options when we were considering the sale of the business, but SGH was the one we were most excited about partnering with because we believe in their commitment to customers and employees alike.”
“In addition to residential services, Hutchinson also operates a strong commercial division,” said Haines. “We look forward to exploring opportunities to integrate their knowledge and experience into our business model.”
Strikepoint Group Holdings Founder and Chairman Dave Geiger added, “The addition of Hutchinson to the SGH family of brands further demonstrates our commitment to foundational growth through partnerships, shared principles, and strategy.” The acquisition provides homeowners and businesses with expanded, industry-leading services and financing, plus access to new comfort technologies, including indoor air quality solutions.
The announcement also presents exciting opportunities for team members of both organizations. Access to new resources, locations, and experience will provide opportunities for personal and professional growth. “With over seventy years of customer expertise, and four generations of family care, the Hutchinson brand is as iconic as it is successful,” said Haines.
About Strikepoint Group Holdings
Founded in 1987, Strikepoint Group Holdings is one of the largest and most referred home services companies in the United States, specializing in heating, air conditioning, plumbing, drain cleaning, and electrical repair. SGH is based in Wilmington, DE, and maintains brands along the East Coast, including Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Georgia, Virginia, and Florida.
SGH currently operates thirteen locations between Connecticut and Florida and employs more than 1,500 team members. It has expanded rapidly in recent years, entering new markets organically and through acquisitions, including the acquisition of Hartford, Connecticut-based HARP in May 2016; the acquisitions of Atlanta, Georgia-based Casteel Heating and Cooling and New Jersey-based Gold Medal Services in June 2017, the acquisition of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based ServiceMark in August 2018, the acquisition of Sterling, Virginia-based Snell Heating & Air Conditioning in January 2019, the acquisition of Jacksonville, Florida-based Bill Fenwick Plumbing in March 2019, the acquisition of Broomall, Pennsylvania-based WM Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling in April 2019, and the acquisition of Springfield, Virginia-based Shanahan’s Heating & Cooling in July 2019.
About Hutchinson Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, and Energy Services
Hutchinson Plumbing, Heating, Cooling is a family-run business dedicated to providing total home solutions to their South Jersey and Delaware Valley neighbors. Hutchinson is a full-service company offering heating, cooling, and plumbing products and services. Additionally, Hutchinson is accredited by the Department of Energy, ranked first in the nation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for exceptional performance, and won the EPA Century Award. Hutchinson has also gained an A+ accreditation rating from BBB.
Casteel Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, and Electrical (“Casteel”), a subsidiary of Horizon Group Holdings (“Horizon”), and a leading home services company serving the Atlanta metropolitan area, announced today that it has acquired AccuTemp Heating-Cooling Inc. (“AccuTemp”). The acquisition marks the second for Casteel, which acquired Knight Heating and Air Conditioning in 2018, and reinforces Horizon’s strategy of building market-leading home services businesses in its core markets.
Founded in 1989 by Jerry McAnally, AccuTemp is a leading residential HVAC contractor servicing North Atlanta. “We are delighted to partner with AccuTemp and to have so many talented technicians join our team. Jerry has built an exceptional company with a best-in-class brand and culture,” said Gary Obert, Vice President of Horizon’s Southeast Region. “Partnering with AccuTemp supports our goal of providing the best HVAC, plumbing, and electrical customer service in Atlanta.”
“I have spent my entire career building AccuTemp and I am thrilled that AccuTemp will be joining forces with Casteel,” said Jerry McAnally. “Casteel’s core value of ‘Always Do the Right Thing’, aligns perfectly with AccuTemp’s culture.”
Gary Obert further commented, “Horizon strives to be an acquirer of choice, especially in our core markets along the East Coast. We seek to partner with best-in-class companies by being flexible in our acquisition approach and by bringing significant investment to our partner brands post-closing.”
Locally operated Horizon Services is excited to announce that the residential division of ServiceMark Heating, Cooling & Plumbing will integrate with Horizon Services’ teams in Pennsylvania and Delaware, while continuing to operate under the ServiceMark brand. With matched reputations for outstanding residential service, both teams look forward to sharing expertise for the benefit of their customers and fellow employees.
Founded in 1987, Horizon Services supports homeowners throughout Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey with outstanding comfort solutions and award-winning customer service. Horizon’s leadership team anticipates a host of new opportunities for expanded service and branding in its home marketplace.
ServiceMark’s long-standing reputation for excellence is rooted in its 65-year history of customer-focused care. Supported by a highly-trained team of technicians and customer service professionals, customers in residential markets trust ServiceMark to provide outstanding comfort solutions.
“We’re honored to have been selected to move ServiceMark’s residential division forward as a business and a brand,” says Dave Geiger, founder and CEO of Horizon Services. “Just like Horizon, their team has a wealth of knowledge and experience that will benefit customers of both brands.”
“We respect the reputation and drive of Horizon Services,” says Brian Nefferdorf, current Operations Manager of ServiceMark Heating, Cooling & Plumbing. “We’re thrilled to work with their team, and look forward to sharing best practices.”
A unique family legacy also reinforces this growing relationship. John Cameron Jr., Sales Manager for Horizon Services, first entered the industry as part of John H. Cameron & Sons, Inc. Cameron’s family business later became a part of the ServiceMark group. Says Cameron, “It’s a great feeling to reunite so many familiar faces. Each group offers unique insight and expertise. I look forward to more shared success.”
ServiceMark Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, an AmeriGas company, has kept customers comfortable for over 65 years. ServiceMark’s team of expert technicians, installers, master plumbers, sales professionals, and support staff promise reliability, quality, and satisfaction on every project, regardless of size. Learn more about ServiceMark’s tradition of excellence at www.servicemarksolutions.com.
About Horizon Services
Locally operated Horizon Services is the award-winning cooling, heating and plumbing service trusted by customers throughout the region since 1987. Eight-time Lennox award winners for service and support, Horizon delivers exceptional comfort solutions that respect each customer’s home, time, and wallet. Find out more at www.horizonservices.com
Knight Air Conditioning and Heating, the trusted name in home comfort for Gwinnett County and surrounding areas since 1971, has merged with locally owned and operated Casteel Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, and Electrical. The new partnership will provide additional offerings and benefits to homeowners in the East Atlanta area.
Founded in 1971, Knight has delivered on its mission of professional service and high-quality installations for over forty years. As part of the Casteel family, the company will now be able to expand on its mission of high-quality service with added 24-hour availability, electrical and plumbing, in addition to exceptional air conditioning, and heating.
“Our reputation for excellence is a community tradition,” says Knight co-owner Tim Loudermilk. Joel Aderhold, co-owner of Knight, adds, “We’re excited to offer our neighbors expanded service and support as part of the Casteel family.”
“This partnership will benefit our customers, as well as both organizations,” comments Jim Rutherford, Operations Manager for Casteel. “We look forward to growing with the outstanding team at Knight.”
About Knight Air Conditioning and Heating Company
Based in Lawrenceville, GA, Knight Air Conditioning, and Heating Company is a local leader in outstanding air conditioning and heating. Founded in 1971, Knight’s reputation for professional, high-quality service is well-reviewed and trusted by homeowners throughout Gwinnett County and beyond. Learn more about Knight’s customer-focused approach at https://www.casteelair.com/about-us/why-casteel/knight/
About Casteel Heating, Cooling, Plumbing and Electrical
From extensively trained technicians to lightning-fast response times and dependable service, Casteel goes the extra mile to deliver amazing care for homeowners. Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, Casteel provides 24/7 plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling services that Atlanta-area customers depend on season after season. Learn more about Casteel at www.casteelair.com.
Water Works Joins Gold Medal Service[Westwood, NJ, April 2018] — Water Works, plumbing, heating, air conditioning and water purification experts of choice in Westwood, NJ, has merged with locally owned and operated Gold Medal Service. The new partnership will expand services and reach for customers throughout Bergen, Rockland, and Passaic counties.
Since 1979, customers in Westwood and the surrounding areas have trusted Water Works for premier solutions at affordable prices. As part of the Gold Medal family, the company will now be able to offer customers additional services including electrical, one-day bath remodels and 24-hour availability.
“Gold Medal’s passion for outstanding customer service is a perfect match with our own,” says Michael Medaglia, president and owner of Water Works. “Their expanded offering and reach in New Jersey makes this partnership a clear winner for everyone.”
Joe Todaro, Director of Operations for Gold Medal Service, adds, “We’re excited to work with the outstanding team at Water Works.” Todaro continues, “Their local reputation and history of performance is second-to-none.”
About Water Works
Based in Westwood, NJ, Water Works is a leader in plumbing, heating, air conditioning and water purification services. Founded by Michael Medaglia in 1976, Water Works serves homeowners throughout Bergen, Rockland, and Passaic counties. Learn more about Water Works’ reputation for customer-focused care at https://www.goldmedalservice.com/about-us/why-gold-medal/water-works/
About Gold Medal Service
For over 24 years Gold Medal Service has delivered top-quality air conditioning, heating, electrical and plumbing services for New Jersey homeowners. Acquired by Horizon Services, LLC in June of 2017, its complete service-offering includes repairs and installation to emergency services with 24/7 support. Learn more about Gold Medal Service’s growth and legacy, visit www.goldmedalservice.com