March 3, 2021


Cherokee County, Georgia – Today (3/3/21) R&D Mechanical Services, Inc. (Ball Ground, Georgia), a leading provider of commercial HVAC preventive maintenance, repair, and retrofit/replacement services in the Greater Atlanta area, announced the company’s acquisition by Rogers Mechanical Contractors, Inc. (Rogers).  Headquartered in Villa Rica, Georgia, Rogers is a large HVAC/mechanical and plumbing contractor serving customers across the country with a particular focus on the distribution center market.

Heath Matiak, Chief Operating Officer of R&D Mechanical Services, said, “We are excited to partner with a dynamic and well-regarded organization like Rogers.  R&D and Rogers share common values that prioritize customer value and employee wellbeing.  We are confident that the culture and reputation in which we have invested so much sweat equity will continue and flourish as part of Rogers. This new partnership will create an abundance of additional opportunities for our team. Robbie (Matiak) and I are excited for this new chapter for our team.”

Rogers Mechanical Contractors, led by CEO Dustin Rogers, is a platform company within Craft Work Capital, a firm established focused exclusively making investments in mechanical and electrical contractors throughout the United States.  President of Craft Work, Jeremy McGuire stated, “When we made our investment in Rogers last year, we also made a commitment to Dustin and the Rogers team to help them seek out and invest in quality companies that would expand their offerings, as well as fit within Rogers’ culture.  This investment in R&D is an important step in fulfilling that commitment.”  Dave Orinski, Vice President of Craft Work Capital Partners continued, “The R&D acquisition is an important step to bolster Rogers’ service and preventative maintenance offerings.  It will also complement their retrofit and new-build core service offerings with existing and future customers.  We look forward to continuing to acquire complementary service businesses as well as growing organically.”

Beginning immediately, R&D Mechanical Services will begin operating as Rogers Mechanical Contractors. As part of the transaction, all employees of R&D Mechanical Services will be retained and new additional employment opportunities will be posted online.

Executives with Rogers would like to acknowledge Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors, and James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP for advising the company on this transaction.

About Rogers Mechanical Contractors

Founded in 1962 and based in Villa Rica, Georgia, Rogers is a leading national provider of HVAC/mechanical and plumbing contracting services to the distribution center market. Rogers provides retrofit and new construction contracting services, in-house design, engineering and drafting expertise for industry-leading e-commerce and logistics customers nationwide.

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About R&D Mechanical Services

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Cherokee County (Georgia), R&D Mechanical Services focuses on preventive maintenance, service/repair, and retrofit/replacement opportunities for commercial clients in Metro Atlanta. The company believes that Serving People, Building Relationships, and Providing Comfort are the core values that have built the company and will continue to drive the future culture.

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About Craft Work Capital Partners

Craft Work Capital Partners, LLC is a joint venture between Craft Work Capital, LLC, and Aterian Investment Partners, established to make strategic investments in mechanical and electrical contractors.

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