Published Monday, June 22, 2020

A U.S. company buys Costa Rican
consulting firm



By the A.M. Costa Rica staff

Wisconsin- based Johnson Controls, acquired Termo Aire, a Costa Rican engineering consulting company that offered services to more than 20 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, announced the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency, CINDE.

According to CINDE, the deal expands the Johnson Controls Sales Support Center of Excellence (CoE) global network of 1,600 employees. This will also leverage Termo Aire’s mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection capabilities as well as its team of more than 40 employees with experience in energy consulting and other specialized engineering services.

“I am pleased to announce that the Johnson Controls Sales Support CoE Network has completed the acquisition process of Termo Aire, a leading provider of MEP services in Costa Rica, with operations in Mexico and Panama,” said Daryl Haga, Vice President, Global Centers, Sales Support, Johnson Controls. “This merger with Termo Aire further strengthens our Center of Excellence network and our position in the MEP market.”

With more than 30 years of operation, Termo Aire has provided services in sectors like Hospitality, Retail, Office & Financial, Multifamily & Residential, Industrial, Free Trade Zones and Data Centers, said CINDE.

The Circuito CoE of Johnson Control and Termo Aire started their business relationship in 1996.

“As with all important business decisions, we will work closely with our clients, partners, and employees to make the integration process as smooth as possible,” Haga said. “Our greatest assets have always been our people and by joining forces we have an even better future together.”




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