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Expanding Its Team to Accompany Strong Demand, Conquest Firespray Appoints New Vice President and GM for the Northeast U.S. Region

April 10, 2019

WARREN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 10, 2019--Conquest Firespray, a manufacturer of fire-rated architectural and engineered duct systems, today announced the appointment of a new senior manager. Luke Connery will fill the role of Vice President and General Manager for the Northeast U.S. Region, and will report directly to Conquest Firespray’s President and CEO, James Miller.

Mr. Connery’s appointment has been made in order to staff-up to meet the remarkable surge in opportunities that Conquest Firespray is experiencing for its Flamebar® coated HVAC duct systems.

Mr. Connery brings formidable talents and deep background in the industry to his new role. He has an MBA (from B.U.), an MS in Fire Protection Engineering (from WPI), and a BS in Mechanical Engineering (from WPI). Mr. Connery is widely regarded for his recent work with Johnson Controls ( NYSE: JCI ), including his most-recent position, Americas Director of Business Development, and before that in a number of positions at Tyco Fire Protection Products (Tyco International, NYSE: TYC ). His specialty is consultative sales for technical products and helping clients work through the most-challenging, complex problems. Find Mr. Connery on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukeconnery/ Or via email.

“Luke Connery joins our team at a very fortuitous time,” said Conquest Firespray’s President and CEO, James Miller. “With growth capital secured through the recent close of a $29 million refinancing with Pacific Growth Investors, rising demand for Flamebar systems, and talented people like Luke, we are excited about the future. We’re thrilled to have him on board.”

“Conquest Firespray has a dramatic opportunity for growth, driven by the fact that its products are entirely unique in delivering IBC-code compliance through fire-rated HVAC systems, a professional specialty of mine,” Luke Connery stated. “For developers and designers who seek code compliance, liability reduction, space and schedule savings, and cost avoidance, we offer it all…in one product.”

About Conquest Firespray

Conquest Firespray manufactures and markets Flamebar® fire-rated architectural and engineered duct solutions to contractors, engineers, and architects. Conquest has served HVAC mechanical and sheet-metal contractors since 1998. Conquest fabricates UL classified and Intertek listed rectangular and spiral duct, and applies coatings at its Michigan Headquarters plant and in Miramar, Florida. Contact: 586.722.9200; compliance@conquest-firespray.com. More info: www.conquest-firespray.com

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MICHIGAN

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BUILDING SYSTEMS MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING ARCHITECTURE CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY

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