HVACR Distributors Tap Into European Group
The PTDA is not the only organization reaching across the Atlantic. Heating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International executive vice president and COO Donald Frendberg recently addressed European distributors at the 48th FEST Congress (European Federation of the Sanitary and Heating Wholesale Trade) in Portugal. The conference brought together more than 170 attendees from 11 European countries.
Frendberg and HARDI President Bill Shaw of Standard Supply and Distributing Co., Dallas, TX, attended the Mostra Convegno Expo Comfort in Italy earlier this year, where they were first introduced to FEST. "We attended the show in Milan to better understand the European distribution industry and to determine if a global alliance was possible within the ...