CLEVELAND, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois – Effective May 1, Trane is establishing new operations in Northeast Ohio to serve the Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio markets, as well as in Central and Southern Illinois to serve the Springfield, Peoria and Champaign-Urbana markets.
With these new operations, Trane is expanding its existing workforce with local employees, and plans to hire additional engineers, energy services specialists and technicians throughout the remainder of 2017. Trane employees will partner with local engineers, contractors, commercial building owners and facility directors to provide energy management and HVAC systems, services and aftermarket parts solutions.
Trane and Ingersoll Rand have been operating in central Ohio for more than 60 years, employing approximately 300 employees. The Trane location in Columbus is home to the national remote monitoring and intelligent services center, which is designed to support 24/7 service for commercial buildings around the country to ensure they are operating at peak performance. Additionally, the company has spent more than $400 million with suppliers in Ohio over the last three years.
Trane has also been operating in Illinois, Indiana and Missouri, including the Chicago and St. Louis metropolitan areas for decades. Ingersoll Rand employs nearly 200 employees in the state of Illinois – with the majority of employees working in Trane – and has spent more than $900 million with suppliers in Illinois over the last three years.