NORDYNE named Milwaukee Stove of Wisconsin, Riback Supply Co. of Missouri and Young Supply Co. of Michigan to distribute Maytag heating and air conditioning products to dealers in their respective areas.

Milwaukee Stove, in operation since 1922, has six locations serving the residential and light commercial heating and cooling needs of Milwaukee and surrounding areas. It will distribute Maytag throughout Wisconsin and in the Rockford, Ill., area.

Riback Supply, currently celebrating its 70th year of service, has 19 locations which serve the residential, light commercial and new construction markets with HVAC, plumbing, cabinetry and appliances. The company will distribute the Maytag brand to dealers in Kansas, Missouri, metro east Illinois, northeastern Oklahoma and northern Arkansas.

Young Supply has served the HVAC residential, light commercial and new construction markets, as well as the refrigeration and food service markets since 1935. It will distribute the branded products to dealers in Michigan, northwest Ohio and northeast Indiana.

NORDYNE provides a full line of Maytag heating, ventilating and air-conditioning equipment, replacement parts and related products and services residential structures.

In other news, NORDYNE and Excellence Alliance, Inc. (EAI) developed a comprehensive business management program specifically for Maytag HVAC dealers. Through the customized program, Maytag HVAC dealers can access a number of resources ranging from sales and marketing training, to group purchase discounts to award programs for top performers.

EAI is a membership organization that provides independent HVAC contractors with comprehensive business management tools that include training, purchasing power, human resources, consulting and marketing. Currently, more than 250 members comprise EAI's nationwide network of residential and commercial/mechanical contractors, representing more than $2.5 billion in sales.

The alliance between the two organizations began in 2001.