Three member-owned and governed cooperatives with distributor members serving the plumbing, HVACR and electrical industries - BLUE HAWK, Embassy and IMARK - have formed the United Cooperative Alliance of America. Its mission:to enhance business practices across multiple verticals and help build upon the foundation already in place within BLUE HAWK, Embassy and IMARK. All three organizations are member-owned and governed, with each committed to full disclosure to its members on all financial and directional issues of their respective organizations. Two board members from each organization, along with the president or CEO of each, serve on the new group’s board of advisers.
BLUE HAWK, a cooperative of independent HVACR distributors
throughout the U.S., was established in 2005 and has
224 members with 1,000+ branch locations, supported
by 109 supplier partners.
a cooperative of independent plumbing & PVF distributors
throughout the United States,
was established in 1991. It has 67
members with 500+ branch locations, supported by 86 supplier
IMARK, established in 1996,
is a cooperative of independent electrical
distributors throughout the United States. It
has 1,000+ members
with more than 2,000 branch locations and
is supported by
98 supplier partners.
The United Cooperative Alliance of America Web site will be launched
in the near future.