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2011-01-31 — Renowned ventilation manufacturer Ruskin now exclusive at Master

Boucherville, January 31st, 2011 – The Master Group L.P. is very proud to announce an exclusive distribution agreement with the ventilation products manufacturer Ruskin for all of its territory, from Eastern Ontario (Kingston and Ottawa area) to the Atlantic Provinces in Canada.

Through this agreement, Ruskin grants The Master Group representation of its comprehensive range of products (dampers, fire and smoke dampers, louvers, air measuring equipment, energy recovery ventilators, equipment screens, sunshades, air curtains, sound control products, etc) and thereby completes the range of the The Master Group’s ventilation products offering.

“This new partnership is a reflection of the vitality of our ventilation sector” comments Louis St-Laurent, President, The Master Group L.P. “Many actions have occurred in 2010 to consolidate and increase our level of competitiveness in this sector. Unequivocally, the acquisition of Technovent and our global partnership agreement with Titus have been key elements in our strategic development; and this most recent agreement with Ruskin, another manufacturer with a reputation beyond reproach, masterfully completes our positioning as a leader.”


About Ruskin

For over 50 years Ruskin has been a leading manufacturer of air and sound control products for the heating, ventilating and air conditioning market. Ruskin is also the worldwide leader in dampers for tunnel ventilation, process applications, and waste-water treatment facilities and is recognized for its savoir faire in the development of specialized equipment. In 2010, the manufacturer opened a plant in Ontario to better service its clientele East of Canada.


About The Master Group L.P.

The Master Group has lead the air conditioning, refrigeration and heating sectors for almost 60 years now and is the largest independent distributor in Eastern Canada. It employs some 400 dynamic and devoted individuals who serve the industry from over 15 branches and two distribution centres spanning from Ontario to the Maritimes.



Source: Nathalie Lajoie
Director, Communications and Marketing
Email: nlajoie


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