|American Standard Companies
American Standard Companies, Inc. was a global manufacturer of plumbing, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and services, bath and kitchen products and vehicle control systems.American Standard Company.
The company was formed in 1929 through the merger of the American Radiator Companyand Standard Sanitary Manufacturing Company forming the American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Corporation. The group was renamed to the "American Standard Corporation" in 1967.
The company divested all but the HVAC business in 2007, and renamed itself Trane.Trane was acquired by Ingersoll Rand in 2008.
|Renamed Trane Inc., disposed of bathroom and vehicle control divisions|
|1929; 89 years ago (as American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Corporation)|
1967 (as American Standard Companies)
|Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Frederic M. Poses, Chairman and CEO|
|plumbing fixtures, heating and cooling equipment, automotive supplies|