ARS/Rescue Rooter Acquires Assets of Beutler
July 14, 2010 03:43 PM Eastern Daylight Time
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ARS®/Rescue Rooter®, a privately held, nationwide
provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, announced today the purchase of the Residential
Services Division of Beutler Corporation and the formation of a strategic alliance between the two companies.
Beutler, one of the nation’s leading residential HVAC new construction contractors, will continue to provide new
construction HVAC services while ARS®/Rescue Rooter® expands the residential service and replacement
business under the brand name Beutler/ARS Air Conditioning Services.
“This acquisition allows us to enter into the attractive Northern California market with a significant existing customer
base built upon the superior brand equity that Beutler has developed over the past 60 years,” said Dave Slott,
ARS®/Rescue Rooter® president and chief operating officer.
This strategic alliance is designed to optimize the strengths of each entity, thus providing the area’s most
comprehensive HVAC service, including residential new construction, warranty, replacement, enhancement and
“Our companies are an ideal fit. Our teams worked together to explore mutually beneficial opportunities in this
challenging economy,” said Kenneth Goodrich, ARS®/Rescue Rooter® southwest division vice president. “We are
excited about our entry into Northern California and look forward to perfecting these types of strategic alliances
ARS®/Rescue Rooter® and Beutler will both work from Beutler’s existing Sacramento headquarters and will
immediately begin hiring expert technicians and staff.
“We can’t imagine a better company to partner with in order to strengthen and expand the Beutler brand presence,”
said Rick Wylie, president of Beutler Corporation. “Whether new or existing customers, this powerful alliance is
good news for everyone but the competition.”
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