Five mobile A/C industry pioneers honored

The Mobile Air Conditioning Industry Pioneer Awards were presented to five deserving individuals during the MACS Worldwide Delphi Keynote Luncheon at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 8.

Pioneer honorees included: Doyle Deese, founder of Santech Industries, Ft. Worth, Texas;
Judy and Chuck Gimore, founders of Gilmore Industries, Orlando, Fla; David Pitts, President and CEO of MEI Corporation, Peachtree City, Ga.; and Larry Skaro, Purchasing Manager, Red Dot, Seattle, Wash.

The Mobile Air Conditioning Industry Pioneer Award was originally established by IMACA-the International Mobile Air Conditioning Association in 1988. In 2003, MACS Worldwide assumed the role of continuing the tradition of recognizing individuals who have made outstanding career contributions to the mobile A/C and heat transfer industry.