RLS, a US-based manufacturer of the RLS Rapid Locking System line of flame-free press fittings for the HVAC and refrigeration industries, announced that Grant Phipps has joined the company as Managing Director, Rapid Locking System Europe.
With a background in mechanical and design engineering, Phipps brings a wealth of experience in the HVAC segment to RLS, having served most recently as the CEO of a large engineering group based in the Middle East. Previously, he held executive roles at several UK and US based companies.
“We’re excited to have Grant as a member of our team, and for him to serve our distributor partners throughout Europe from his base in the UK,” said Paul Schubert, general manager of RLS. “The addition of Grant, along with a stocked warehouse in the UK that will allow faster delivery to our customers, demonstrates our commitment to growing our business in the European market.”