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Carrier Recognizes Lubbock HVAC Distributor With Lifetime Achievement Award

Carrier is proud to recognize HVAC distributor Robert Madden of Robert Madden Industries of Lubbock, Texas, with its Distributor Lifetime Achievement award for over 50 years of HVAC service. The Lifetime Achievement award honors an unwavering commitment to customers, employees and community. Carrier is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

“Our Lifetime Achievement recipients are highly respected among distributors throughout the industry,” said Justin Keppy, President, NA Residential & Light Commercial HVAC, Carrier. “Robert Madden’s strong leadership and outstanding service have been a driving force behind his business’ continued success and growth. As a dependable Carrier partner for many years, we are honored to recognize Robert for his achievements.”

Madden began his first business at age nine, mowing lawns. After a two-year stint in the Army, Madden pursued an industrial engineering degree at Texas Tech University and accepted a position as an air conditioning representative. Just a few 2 years later, Madden joined Russ Sigler at Air Distributors (later known as Sigler Incorporated) and eventually purchased the West Texas market from Air Distributors. Robert Madden Industries opened in 1979 with two locations, soon expanding into additional markets in Texas including Midland, San Angelo, Austin, San Antonio and Houston. Robert Madden Industries now has 18 locations across the state with plans for additional sites.

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