Press Releases

Johnstone Supplier Summit Focuses on Enhancing Partnership and Profits

August 1, 2014 – Johnstone Supply, Inc., recently hosted a strategic conference with key vendor partners at its 2014 Supplier Summit, held July 29th and 30th in Portland.

Thermostat Recycling Corp. Recognizes Johnstone Supply

August, 2014 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) applauds Johnstone Supply's huge effort to enhance its thermostat recycling at more than 380 locations nationwide.

Johnstone Supply’s Texas Distribution Center Covered in Air Conditioning Today

Portland, OR – June 2014 - Johnstone’s Texas Distribution Center was announced in the June issue of Air Conditioning Today.

Johnstone Supply Selected as 2014 Logility SAILS Leadership Award Recipient

May, 2014 - Leading HVACR Distributor Recognized for Driving Significant Supply Chain Improvement

Mobile Apps Streamline Sales Process

January, 2014 - Distributors Get in on the App – Manufacturers are not the only ones offering sales apps – distributors are beginning to roll out apps designed to make contractors’ lives easier as well.

Johnstone Supply Wins Award (ACHR the NEWS)

January, 2014 - Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) honored Johnstone Supply, Portland, Ore., as the winner of its 2013 Big Man on Planet (BMOP) competition, an annual award given by TRC in partnership with Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI).

TRC Names Johnstone Supply as 2013 Big Man on Planet

January, 2014 - TRC Names Johnstone Supply as 2013 Big Man on Planet. Johnstone supply takes top award for mercury thermostat collection efforts in competition among HARDI members.

Johnstone Supply Boosts Supply Chain Performance with Logility Voyager Solutions

Atlanta – Dec. 11, 2013 - Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced Johnstone Supply, the leading cooperative wholesale distributor in the HVACR industry with more than $1.4 billion in annual sales, is seeing continued improvements in its supply chain performance following its upgrade to Logility Voyager Solutions™ Version 8 platform.

Johnstone Speeds Regional Customer Service with New Southwest Distribution Center

Portland, OR - September 2013 - In response to strong sales and demand in the Southwest region, Johnstone Supply has announced it will open a new Distribution Center (DC) facility in Lancaster, Texas (south Dallas Metroplex area). Currently under construction, the facility will be the new service center for Johnstone's Southwest locations, serving customers across the south central United States...

New Barcode Scanning for Johnstone Mobile App Enhances Convenience, Order Accuracy

Portland, OR - August 2013 - Johnstone Supply, Inc., a national leader in HVACR distribution, has announced the launch of an exciting new capability in its mobile device application for customers to easily and quickly order products - a cutting-edge barcode scanning function. Available for Apple and Android mobile devices (smart phones and tablets), the new barcode scanning tool allows contractors working on-site to simply log in...

Johnstone Supply Opens New IL Distribution Center, Largest in the Co-op’s Regional Network

Portland, OR - February 1, 2013 - Johnstone Supply, Inc., an industry–leading cooperative distributor of HVACR parts and products, has announced the opening of a new Regional Distribution Center (DC) servicing the Central and Great Lakes Region and marking the largest such facility for the company to date....

Johnstone Supply Proudly Notes Highlights from First year of Operation Homefront Partnership

Portland, OR. - January, 2013 - Johnstone Supply, Inc., has announced to-date donation totals and highlights from store charity events around the country, marking the close of the first calendar year of Johnstone's official partnership with Operation Homefront (OH), a national non-profit providing American military families with critically needed support, emergency assistance and financial aid....

Johnstone Supply is presented with the Sanuvox Decade-of-Excellence Award

Portland, OR. - December, 2012 - Sanuvox Technologies Inc. acknowledged Johnstone Supply for its outstanding achievement as a partner in the promotion and education of ultraviolet sterilization with the "Decade-of-Excellence" award....

Johnstone Launches New Mobile Apps and Smart-Device Optimized Website Version

October, 2012 - Johnstone supply, Inc., a national leader in HVACR distribution, has announced the launch of two new mobile device apps for Apple and Android-based smart phones and tablets, as well as a new mobile-optimized website version designed for compatibility with all mobile devices.

Johnstone Speeds Service with New Central & Great Lakes Region Distribution Center

October, 2012 - In response to strong sales and demand in the Central and Great Lakes region, Johnstone supply has announced it will open a new Distribution Center facility in Joliet, Illinois.

Holiday Toy Drive Hosted by Johnstone Supply Stores Brings Smiles to Military Families

October, 2012 - Building on the Cooperative's eye toward charitable giving, Johnstone Supply, Inc., has announced it is partnering with Operation Homefront to participate in their 2012 Holiday Toy Drive at participating Johnstone supply stores across the country.

Portland-based Johnstone Supply Stores Raise Charity Funds for Operation Homefront

Tigard, Ore. - August, 2012 - A Portland area Johnstone Supply group of HVACR distribution stores has donated over $16,360.00 to the company's official non-profit partner Operation Homefront (OH), a highly regarded organization providing American military families with badly needed support and financial aid....

Lee & Associates Negotiates 10-Year Industrial Lease

Joliet, Ill. - August, 2012 - Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate providers with regional expertise, has negotiated a, 10-year industrial lease for a 236,273-square-foot unit in a Class-A distribution facility in Joliet, Ill....

Johnstone Supply Owner Introduces Distribution Company to Congressman

Columbus, Ohio - August, 2012 - A HARDI member, the Johnstone Supply of Easton, PA, recently hosted US Congressman Charles Dent during a visit and discussions at the Johnstone Supply Regional Distribution Center in Allentown, PA....

Sharper Layout and Smart Design Enhance Johnstone Catalog

May, 2012 - Johnstone Supply, Inc., annual publisher of the industry-leading catalog for HVAC/R parts, equipment and supplies print catalog, has debuted the redesigned and enhanced new version of the Cooperative's signature publication. The newest edition of the Johnstone Catalog boasts multiple design and layout improvements...

HVACR Distributor Johnstone Supply Strengthens Product Information Management and Adds Services for Member Stores with Enterworks Solutions

April, 2012 - Johnstone Supply, the country's top cooperative HVACR wholesale distributor, is currently executing a multi-phase strategy to strengthen the management and multi-channel publication of its product information.

Johnstone Supply Supports Military Families with Newly Formed Operation Homefront Partnership

April, 2012 - Building on the Cooperative's long legacy of charitable giving, Johnstone Supply, Inc., has announced a new partnership with Operation Homefront...

Johnstone Supply Spring Sales Meeting Held, Fostering a Culture of Strong Customer Service

March, 2012 - Johnstone Supply, Inc., a national leader in HVACR distribution, celebrated strong sales results and key company milestones during an upbeat Focused on the Customer, Focused on the Future, Spring Sales Meeting and Trade Show...

Johnstone Supply Launches Cutting Edge New Website, Online Resource Center for Contractors.

January, 2012 - Johnstone Supply, Inc., a national leader in HVACR distribution, has officially launched its cutting edge and easy-to-use new online ordering and catalog system for local contractors across the country.