DDI System Acquires Data Services Division of Johnstone Supply

Deal strengthens DDI's HVAC industry solutions portfolio.

The finalization and transfer of Johnstone Supply’s Data Services DSPro software division to DDI System was completed as of January 1, 2014.

With this acquisition, DDI System posses the technology and industry expertise to be the premier solution provider for HVAC distributors. With over 45 years of experience and service, these combined distribution software companies show great stability, innovation in ongoing development, and the industry know-how needed to support large multi-location and single location ERP software needs.

This acquisition is the direct result of months of research from Johnstone Supply corporate to seek out and determine the best “next step’ for their DSPro software users.

“DDI is both excited and proud to be working with so many forward thinking distributors. The transition has been smooth for our customers and employees. With Johnstone Supply’s backing and the many distributors already taking advantage of this next step, DDI System has become the premier choice for HVAC distributors,” said Barbara Jagoe, COO of DDI System.

DDI System's inform distribution management software is the all-inclusive industry specific solution for wholesale distributors. DDI’s inform software combines everyday operational benefits in accounting, inventory, sales, purchasing and pricing with the latest sales driving tools such as CRM, direct marketing, real-time e-commerce and mobile apps. Distributors can see the many benefits of the inform software at or by calling DDI for a demonstration at 877-599-4334.

Johnstone Supply is the leading cooperative wholesale distributor in the HVACR industry, with well over $1.3 billion in annual sales and more than 370 independently owned store locations across America. Johnstone Supply offers superior customer service, technical advice and training seminars, an annual print catalog featuring over 30,000 HVACR parts, supplies and equipment, and a valuable website resource with a searchable online catalog featuring more than 58,000 products ordered directly from local stores. (