SVL Inc. partners with Danfoss as supplier for upper Midwest

Schwab, Vollhaber, Lubratt Inc. reached an agreement with Danfoss to be its variable frequency drive (VFD)supplier for HVAC, water and wastewater applications in Minnesota, Dakotas...

MILWAUKEE, WI, May 3, 2005 -- Danfoss announces a new partnership with Schwab, Vollhaber, Lubratt Inc. (SVL) to be the exclusive sales representative of Danfoss variable frequency drives to the HVAC and water and wastewater industries in Minnesota and the Dakotas.

"We have been active in the VFD market for a number of years and have come to see Danfoss VFDs as a premier drive solution, with highly competitive quality and delivery along with more product features and benefits as standard than is often the case with other drive manufacturers," says SVL vice president Matt Holland.

Located in the Twin Cities area, SVL owns a majority of the air handler market in the region, with a substantial and increasing market share of drive sales. As a result, the partnership promises significant entry opportunities for Danfoss in the region.

Founded in 1967, Schwab, Vollhaber, Lubratt Inc. is one of the Midwest's largest equipment suppliers for the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and clean room industries. With offices in the Twin Cities, SVL services all of Minnesota, North Dakota and Northwestern Wisconsin. Their sales staff of graduate engineers, along with their internal support field service groups, combine to assist owners, architects, engineers and contractors in the application, installation and service of mechanical equipment.

For more information, contact:
SVL, 4600 Churchill St., St. Paul, MN 55126 -- (651) 481-8621, or

Based in Loves Park, Ill., Danfoss ( is a leading manufacturer of precision mechanical and electrical components, with locations in more than 120 countries. Danfoss created the VLT name when iy introduced the world's first mass-produced VFD in 1968, and the name has set the standard for high performance quality variable frequency drives ever since.


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