Carrier Corp. recently acquired Nashville, Tenn.-based Andrews Distributing Co., an independent distributor of Carrier residential and light commercial products. The company, with 90 employees and 2000 revenues of nearly $50 million, was No. 129 in Supply House Times' recent Premier 150 ranking (May 2001).

This is the second acquisition by Carrier of a Premier 150 company. In early April, the company bought Climatic Corp. of Columbia, S.C. - No. 62 in this year's ranking.