YORK International is the largest independent supplier of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) systems and solutions in the United States, and a leading competitor globally. Founded in 1874 in York, PA, where the company still maintains its corporate headquarters, YORK is a Fortune 500 company with approximately half of its annual revenue coming from outside North America. YORK designs, manufactures, sells, and services heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems for residential and commercial markets; gas-compression equipment for industrial processing; industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment; and compressors for residential and commercial air-conditioning, as well as refrigeration applications.
Product Categories - The company's products fall into the four categories outlined below:
Products & Services: Products include chillers, air-handling equipment, and controls for both land-based and marine HVAC applications. Equipment owners are supported by the largest HVAC factory-service organization in the world.
Primary Customers: Mechanical contractors, consulting engineers, building owners and developers, and governmental agencies
Applications: Office buildings, manufacturing plants, schools, hospitals, shopping malls, airports, and other commercial and industrial facilities
Products & Services: Products include service, contracting, screw and reciprocating compressors, condensers, heat-transfer equipment, marine-refrigeration systems, pressure vessels, packaged-refrigeration systems, computerized-control systems, hygienic air-handling and distribution systems, and gas-compression systems.
Primary Customers: Food and beverage processors, pharmaceutical and petrochemical producers, electronic and computer manufacturers, textile manufacturers, dairies, breweries, and mechanical and refrigeration contractors
Applications: Food and beverage processing and storage; the textile, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, and petro-chemical industries; commercial marine applications; and sporting venues
Products & Services. Products include central air-conditioning systems, heat pumps, gas and oil furnaces, indoor-air-quality accessories, replacement parts, and single-package units which combine gas heating and electric cooling.
Primary Customers: Independent distributors of HVAC products, mechanical contractors, and manufacturers of manufactured homes
Applications: Homes, apartments, condominiums, restaurants, shopping centers and other, small commercial facilities
Products & Services: Bristol Compressors (Bristol) pursues a dual-technology product strategy, offering innovative reciprocating and scroll compressors for use in air-conditioning and heat-pump equipment. These products satisfy the highest application demands for quiet, efficient, and reliable compressors for use in residential and commercial applications worldwide.
Primary Customers: The largest original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the U.S., Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Aftermarket needs are supplied through a broad network of wholesalers, OEM re-sellers and international representatives.
Applications: Air-conditioning and heat-pump applications for residential, commercial, room, minisplit, and multi-evaporator applications.
Business Units - The company is organized around five business units as described below:
YORK Americas: This business unit has responsibility for the manufacturing, distribution and service of the following product groupings within the Americas:
North America - Engineered Systems and Refrigeration Systems
Latin America - Engineered Systems, Refrigeration Systems, and Unitary Products
YORK Europe, Middle East, & Africa: This business unit has responsibility for the manufacturing, distribution and service of Engineered Systems, Refrigeration Systems, and Unitary Products within the geographic areas inferred by the business-unit title.
YORK Asia Pacific: This business unit has responsibility for the manufacturing, distribution and service of Engineered Systems, Refrigeration Systems, and Unitary Products within the geographic areas inferred by the business-unit title.
Unitary Products Group: This business unit has responsibility for the manufacturing and distribution of Unitary Products within North America.
Bristol: Manufactures and sells compressors worldwide.