Southeast HVAC News
Trane Residential HVAC
Manufacturing Plant Leaving Fort Smith AR.
The Trane residential HVAC manufacturing plant in Fort Smith is
leaving the city and transferring to four other U.S. Facilities,
according to a company spokesperson.
The move was made after a "strategic review" of business operations.
The plant currently employs 250 employees. The manufacturing at the
Trane Commercial HVAC plant in Fort Smith will continue.
The company released the following statement:
The decision to transfer the Trane
residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)
manufacturing facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas to four other U.S.
facilities was made after a strategic review of the business
operations. By moving operations to other U.S. facilities, Trane is
optimizing its manufacturing footprint, which is required to remain
competitive in today’s environment.
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Lynn Haven, Florida; Columbia, South Carolina; Vidalia, Georgia;
and Tyler, Texas, will assume manufacturing of the residential
and light commercial air conditioning products currently
produced in Fort Smith. Manufacturing operations at the Trane
Commercial HVAC plant, also located in Fort Smith, Arkansas,
will continue. -
The Trane residential
heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) manufacturing
facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas at 4811 S. Zero Street, Fort Smith,
AR 72903 will transfer manufacturing to four other U.S. facilities
in a series of phases that will conclude by the beginning of the
third quarter. The residential Trane plant employs approximately 250