Preferred Sales Inc. Joins Forces with

Cleveland-Based Story Equipment Sales Inc.


Hermitage, Pa. – Preferred Sales Inc. continues to grow its hydronic and HVAC portfolio by joining forces with Cleveland-based manufacturers’ representative agency Story Equipment Sales Inc.

“Contractors and wholesalers across Northern Ohio see the Story Equipment team as the go-to resource for hydronic job consultations and troubleshooting. We are thrilled to bring their team into Preferred Sales and continue enhancing our hydronic and HVAC services for the wholesale customer base and contractors across our footprint,” said Alan Guidish, president of Preferred Sales Inc.

Effective May 1, the Story Equipment team will become part of Preferred Sales Inc.’s Northern Ohio sales team and take on representation of Preferred Sales’ existing line card.

Also, effective May 1, Preferred Sales will add representation for the following manufacturers: Armstrong Fluid Technology, Burnham Commercial Boilers, Creatherm, Holby Valve Company, New Yorker Boilers, Spirotherm, Sterling Inc., Super Radiator Coils, Thermo Products LLC, and U.S. Boiler Company.

Preferred Sales will also retain the existing office space and warehousing operations held by Story Equipment in Oakwood Village, OH.

“I’ve developed a great relationship with Alan and Michelle over the years,” said Steve Armstrong, principal Story Equipment Sales Inc. “They’ve built a great culture at Preferred Sales and have invested in the infrastructure to evolve in our rapidly changing sales environment. We can’t wait to hit the road as part of their team.”


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About Preferred Sales Inc.

Founded in 1961, Preferred Sales Inc. is a premier manufacturers’ representative agency serving 36 manufacturers across the plumbing, hydronic, and HVAC industries in Ohio, West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania, and Kentucky.