Welcome to Minvalco Inc.
Since our inception in 1965, Minvalco has prided itself on delivering
the highest quality and best value to our customers. This philosophy has
helped us grow into a regional industry leader, becoming one of the
largest HVAC/R controls distributors in the upper Midwest.
As our many satisfied customers have come to know, Minvalco offers not
only products and services you can depend on, but also a convenient,
cost-effective partnership that will help your business succeed.
We hope you
enjoy learning more about Minvalco on the following pages. The
accompanying advertisements from our valued suppliers enhance the
picture of who we are, and we thank them for their support in the
development of this project.
If you have any questions or would like to learn more about what
Minvalco has to offer, please feel free to call us at 952-920-0131.
Who We Are
Minvalco Inc. is one of the largest HVAC/R controls distributors in the
upper Midwest. Founded in 1965 by Herbert C. Lindstrom, Minvalco grew
from a one-man operation into one of the country's most respected names.
Today, Mary Delmore continues her father's tradition of excellence by
supplying industrial, mechanical, and control contractors with
incredible product selection, unbeatable on-hand inventory, competitive
prices, and expert support. We have built a reputation on creating
relationships with our customers from the moment they request a product
from us to the finishing touches they put on a job. When you choose
Minvalco, you are choosing a partner who will be with you every step of
Best of Both Worlds
Family-run since its inception, Minvalco offers you the care and
expertise of a local business with the national affiliation, parts
selection, and prices of a national company. As a member of Control
Group North America, we are joined with a network of distributors
nationwide, enabling us to leverage volume buying power and industry
know-how into competitive pricing and unbeatable product availability.
When Herbert C. Lindstrom founded Minvalco, his wife created the
company's name from all the products we offered: meters, instruments,
valves, and controls. Nearly forty years later, Minvalco continues to
expand and improve our comprehensive product selection, making us a true
one-stop shop for all your HVAC/R residential, commercial, and systems
control needs. From compressors to high-end DDC system controls and
every part in between, Minvalco is fully stocked with over 300,000
products from the industry's leading names. And we've earned a
reputation as the hard-to-find parts distributor, keeping specialty
products on shelves so they are ready when you need them.
Knowledgeable and Friendly Staff
Minvalco is proud of the professional, dedicated, and well-trained team
backing every product we sell. We make sure that our employees undergo
continuous and rigorous training through factory and in-house programs,
as well as vocational schools and colleges, all to keep their
application knowledge current and invaluable to our customers. We rely
on our talented employees to work in partnership with you, empowering
them to problem solve with customers and make decisions on the spot.
When you call Minvalco, you can feel confident that the advice and
support you receive is grounded in the latest industry knowledge.
Customer Service: Building Relationships
At Minvalco, our mission is to provide expert technical support with
every control we stock.. The customer service department is always on
call to provide you with after-hours and weekend assistance. When you
call Minvalco, a well-trained staff member is available to listen to
your needs, take the time to understand them, and provide you with the
support you need. Our loyal customers have come to rely on customer
service that exceeds their expectations.
Integrated Systems Specialists
Minvalco is committed to providing our customers with support from start
to finish. Our expert staff is trained to assist you in creating system
layout and control design. We are able to help customers evaluate the
demands of a project and choose the best solutions to do the job well.
Our UL panel shop is an example of the kind of expertise you can expect
Our UL Panel Shop: Peace of Mind
Minvalco's panel shop has carried a UL 508 listing for more than a
decade. This service is offered as an option to our customers. The team
works with customer requests and specifications, and selects the proper
parts to meet the listing criteria. This ensures a panel assembly that
will meet the local electrical codes without questions, as well as a
neat and timesaving installation.
Technical Support: Sharing Expertise, Providing Total Solutions
Minvalco provides assistance with every step of your projects, from
takeoffs, design build and drawings, and systems consulting, to bid and
spec for electric, electronic, DDC, and pneumatic systems. We also offer
support with start up supervision for control systems, wiring diagrams,
and UL panel fabrication.
Minvalco also offers our customers a range of technical training
customized to your business and your project demands. We are qualified
to train and certify controls systems contractors.
Fast and Accurate Delivery
With four locations that have an accumulative warehouse space of 35,000
square feet, an on-hand inventory that are competitors cannot match, and
highly-trained staff behind every shipment that goes out, Minvalco is
proud to boast an order fill rate greater than 98%. We maintain accounts
with a variety of carriers and strive to deliver and bill orders the
same day they are received.
Our website. www.minvalco.com, gives you access to everything you need
to assess and begin a project. Our extensive product guide, a list of
what's in stock, pricing, upcoming training sessions, worksheets,
manufacturer links, industry calculators, product specials, and more. We
are constantly updating the site to ensure that it is a valuable
resource to our customers. At Minvalco, we know that changing with the
industry is the only way to stay in business, which is why we stay one
Minvalco has spent the past forty years creating an unbeatable
- Family-run philosophy
- Local understanding, national reach
- Outstanding product availability and selection
- Product expertise
- Customer service second to none
- Expert technical support
- In-house and on-site training programs
- UL panel fabrication
- Integrated systems expertise
- Competitive pricing