Craft in the City

A Guide on the New Acquisition for Goettl

Goettl Air Conditioning has made its plans public to acquire HVAC which is a family-owned company. The company on acquisition is Walton’s Heating and Air which is situated on the outskirts of southern California. This expansion allows Goettl to dominate and color its presence in California just like it has made its name big in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Tucson. This project is expected to grow Walton beyond what the owner could have managed alone.

Todd Longbrake, the owner of Walton, confesses that he had been stagnant with his company and wasn’t able to take it to the next level. Longbrake had been reluctant to welcome Goettl offer back in 2015 when Goetll showed interest. However, Longbrake decided to give it a try after good comments and reviews for the Goettl Company. Ken Goodrich owns Goettl.

The two companies finally merged forces in mid-2015. Goettl was happy to settle the acquisition plan. Since the merger, Walton has thrived ten-fold. Goetll didn’t dismiss Longbrake but has retained him to serve as the field supervisor and sales manager. According to Goodrich, Todd became assimilated into their company very fast and assumed leadership roles efficiently.

It’s fascinating to know that the deal had been finalized earlier on and the announcement withheld until two years later. This report was first released through Bizjournals. Thanks to its investigative news report. The report has been made due to operational hiccups within Walton’s and marketing department. Goodrich says that they wanted to get all transitional forms and procedures streamlined before handing over the whole management. He believes that he was able to surpass all the obstacles throughout the acquisition process due to the value Walton offered to Goettl. For more details visit

Goodrich acknowledges the similarity of values and background foundation they shared with Walton’s. In his acknowledgment, Goodrich recognizes that although the company was stagnant at the moment, it was still a platform where a great growth could be made. This growth is now reflected in the current state of Goettl where it has 306 employees and projects to create more jobs. The primary goal of the company is to make Goettl a globally recognized company. Visit Glassdoor to know more.

Goettl is owned by Ken Goodrich. Goodrich has a specialty in buying broken businesses and fixing them. He purchased Goettl Air Conditioning in 2013 after seeing the usual signs of business in need of aid. Goettl has managed to challenge existing companies and has done great work. It has worked for Randy Pullen and saved its income well. Goettl has installed about 86 percent of American households with air conditioners. Goettl is just but a success, and it continues to expand towards its goal. Check out their Facebook page to know more.

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