Reedy Industries Acquires Tennessee’s CS3

DEERFIELD, ill., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Reedy Industries, a leader in commercial and industrial HVAC, plumbing and building management services, has acquired: CS3, a best-in-class provider of mechanical, HVAC and building management solutions with offices in Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee. With this acquisition, Reedy Industries expands its service offering in the Southeastern US, while continuing to focus on meeting the needs of customers in the commercial, industrial, healthcare, education, government and seniors market segments.

CS3 began serving the southeastern region in 1985. The company combines leading building automation and control technologies with conventional mechanical and HVAC services to meet the needs of commercial and industrial customers in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi. CS3 is a full-service provider of smart building technologies; mechanical services including piping, sheet metal and plumbing for construction and renovation projects; solutions for energy efficiency and sustainability; and preventive maintenance and 24/7 emergency services.

“Reedy’s reputation in the industry and their platform for supporting successful regional solution providers make this a perfect match,” said John Jerkins, chairman and co-founder of CS3. “Going forward, we will be able to maintain the culture, ideals and values ​​that have made us an industry leader and benefit from Reedy’s resources and expertise that will help us accelerate growth.”

“CS3 is a great company with a great reputation and a long tradition of putting employees and customers first,” says Joe Kirmser, CEO of Reedy Industries. “John and the CS3 team have created a broad and deep range of building solutions and we are proud to welcome them to the Reedy family of companies.”

CS3 is Reedy Industries’ 15th acquisition since 2019. Kirmser added, “Now that we have established a strong presence in the Southeast, we will look to add more density in the region through strategic add-on acquisitions.”

With the acquisition completed, John Jerkins will remain with CS3 in his current role as president. Rob Jerkins, John’s son, will continue as Chief Operating Officer. “We have built this company on a strong foundation of ethical values, a passion for service excellence and innovative technology,” said the younger Jerkins. “We at CS3 are all excited about the many opportunities ahead as part of the Reedy family of leading companies.”

Reedy Industries serves critical environments in the commercial and industrial market spaces by focusing on HVAC, plumbing and building management services and solutions. Reedy Industries is actively expanding its services within the building envelope through both organic growth and acquisitions. Reedy Industries was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, just outside Chicago. For more information visit

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Jamie Budy
marketing director, Reedy Industries
10 Parkway North Ste 100, Deerfield, Illinois 60015
[email protected]
(847) 832-2323

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