Commercial HVAC manufacturer moving
into McClellan, adding jobs.
Unison Comfort Technologies, an HVAC manufacturing
company, has moved into a 105,000-square-foot space at
McClellan Business Park.
firm and its parent company, Greenheck Group, are based in
Minneapolis. In the Sacramento region, the two shared
cramped quarters in Rocklin until last week.
Unison did consider moving out of the region, according to
marketing director Randy Amborn.
Why stay in the Sacramento region? “Very candidly, it was
about not having to start over with a new workforce,” Amborn
The new space, at 3034 Peacekeeper Way, will let Unison
expand production of commercial HVAC units under the
Innovent and Valent brands, and also increase its workforce
from 100 to 160. And “from a marketing standpoint, the place
has a lot of visual appeal” for clients, he said.
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Amborn said the
company also can use existing cranes in the building, formerly
an aircraft maintenance facility for the U.S. Air Force.
Ken Giannotti, senior vice president at McClellan, said the move
helps boost credentials for the business park, and by proxy the
region, as a suitable place for manufacturing. He noted Unison
considered Reno as a relocation option.
“This was one where there was competition,” he said, adding the
park worked with Sacramento County, the Sacramento Area Commerce
and Trade Organization and the Governor’s Office of Business and
Economic Development to sell Unison on incentives for going to
Though nothing is for certain, Giannotti said, it’s also far
more possible now for another company involved in air
conditioning production, or a supplier to Unison, to move into
the park, which has more than 8 million square feet of usable
Greenheck Group, the parent company for Unison, will stay in the
existing Rocklin location of about 25,000 square feet, Amborn
said. Unison is planning an open house for the new production
center at McClellan next month.