Airxcel Acquires Aqua Hot Heating Systems Inc.

Mar 12, 2019, 08:36 AM by Larry Lebryk

Airxcel Inc. announced March 11 that it has acquired Aqua Hot Heating Systems Inc., a leading provider of hydronic heating systems to the RV Industry for 34 years.

The Frederick, CO based Aqua Hot is best known for product innovation, quality and deep partnerships with OEM customers. 

Its heating systems are designed for larger 5th Wheels and Class A motorhomes, and provide users quiet, comfortable interior heat and unlimited water heating, while adding thousands of dollars in added value.

Through this acquisition, Aqua Hot joins RV Products, Suburban, Dicor and MCD as part of Airxcel’s RV Group.

“The Airxcel management team has a deep level of respect for Aqua Hot, its products, heritage and dedication to customers and the RV industry.  This addition to the Airxcel stable of market leading brands like Coleman-Mach, Maxxair, Suburban, CAN, MCD and Dicor adds real value to all our customer segments” said Jeff Rutherford, Airxcel President and CEO.

“The team at Aqua Hot is truly excited to join the Airxcel family and link arms with the other RV Group divisions.  Our combined cultures of product expertise and committed partnerships will drive further product innovation,” said Paul Harter, Aqua Hot President. 

He added, “The team at Aqua Hot has worked hard over the years to build a strong, valuable brand in the eyes of RVers and manufacturers.  We’ve had tremendous success, and we look forward to continued growth as part of the Airxcel family of brands.”

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