Partners With The industry's leading organizations


With a team that includes licensed engineers, LEED Accredited Professionals, NATE-certified technicians, and participants in continuous factory training programs, Cooper Oates boasts a roster of highly skilled and certified mechanical experts. Our association with top-tier industry organizations is a source of great pride for us.

Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce

MSD Inc. is proud to affiliate with the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, the region’s largest business organization, recognized for its five-star accreditation by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce—a distinction held by less than two percent of chambers nationwide. This partnership aligns MSD Inc. with a powerful network dedicated to economic development, advocacy, and member services across 14 counties.

Ohio Valley Construction Education Foundation

MSD Inc.’s affiliation with the Ohio Valley Construction Education Foundation (OVCEF) enhances its engagement in industry-leading safety and workforce development. Access to OVCEF’s accredited training and educational programs promises to elevate MSD Inc.’s workforce skills, emphasizing a commitment to safety and excellence in the construction sector

Synergy Solution Group

Synergy Solution Group is recognized for its exclusive network of the most proficient HVAC providers, setting the standard for excellence within local markets. MSD Inc. takes pride in its association with Synergy, highlighting a shared commitment to unparalleled service quality and industry leadership. By undergoing Synergy’s stringent vetting process, MSD Inc. aligns with the nation’s top-tier HVAC specialists, ensuring membership among a select group known for their elite capabilities and dedication to advancement.

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC)

MSD Inc. is aligned with the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), a national association that champions the merit shop philosophy and supports nearly 21,000 members across its chapters. This affiliation enables MSD Inc. to enhance its workforce, secure and successfully complete projects with a commitment to safety, ethics, and community betterment, leveraging ABC’s vast resources for industry excellence and competitive advantage.

Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors of Ohio (PHCC)

MSD Inc. benefits from its membership with PHCC of Ohio, the nation’s oldest trade association for the plumbing-heating-cooling industry, by accessing advanced training, networking, and advocacy resources. This partnership underlines MSD Inc.’s dedication to industry leadership and professional development, including participation in a state-recognized Apprenticeship Program and advocacy efforts to advance the trades.

National Center for Construction Education & Research - NCCER

MSD Inc.’s partnership with NCCER highlights a commitment to construction industry excellence, leveraging NCCER’s leading educational and certification programs. This collaboration equips MSD Inc. with advanced training resources and industry-recognized credentials, enhancing workforce skills and supporting career advancement. Through NCCER’s proven educational frameworks, MSD Inc. aligns with the best practices and standards essential for growth and excellence in the construction field.

Better Business Bureau - BBB

MSD Inc.’s BBB Accreditation underscores its dedication to ethical business practices, enhancing credibility and trust among consumers. This recognition by the BBB not only distinguishes MSD Inc. but also affirms its commitment to high standards of customer service, leveraging BBB resources for reputation management and customer engagement.

Pink Ribbon Good

At MSD, Inc, our heart is with those facing breast and gynecological cancers. Our partnership with Pink Ribbon Good (PRG) signifies our deep commitment to awareness and support, ensuring no one endures their cancer journey alone. This partnership is especially meaningful as we launched our first van in January of 2024, marking the beginning of what we anticipate will be many years of collaboration with PRG.The Driven By Hope initiative, started by PRG in 2013 with a single message-laden truck, has grown into a fleet of over 50 vehicles. These trucks symbolize our collective pledge to support cancer survivors in their communities. We value the uniqueness of each business partnership and are keen on tailoring our collaborations to meet shared objectives effectively. Together, MSD, Inc and PRG are more than just allies in cancer awareness—we’re partners in hope, committed to making a tangible difference for those affected by cancer. 

Northern Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce

MSD, Inc. is excited to partner with the Northern Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, aligning with our goals of business growth and community engagement. The Chamber’s support in promoting our services, alongside benefits like social media visibility, cost-saving programs on health and dental insurance, and educational initiatives, enhances our operational efficiencies and market presence. Through networking events and educational sessions, this partnership provides us with valuable connections and opportunities for innovation. It amplifies our reach, strengthens our community ties, and supports our mission to contribute positively to the local business ecosystem.

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

MSD, Inc. is partnered with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) to enhance our property management services. IREM provides us with critical learning resources, certifications, and networking opportunities that align with our goals to tackle real estate management challenges. This partnership enriches our market presence and operational excellence by connecting us with industry professionals and market opportunities, ensuring we stay at the forefront of real estate management trends and practices.

Dayton Builders Exchange (DBX)

MSD, Inc. has formed a strategic partnership with Dayton Builders Exchange (DBX) to elevate our construction industry offerings. Established in 1881, DBX brings specialized services to the construction sector, including 24/7 online access to comprehensive project details such as specifications, addenda, and drawings. They also provide planroom services in Cleveland, Dayton, and Toledo.

WPAFB Sensors Lab

Wright-Patt Air Force Base sought contractors to renovate and add onto the Sensors Lab. The HVAC portion of the project was over $13 million.

  • MSD served as the Design Assist Contractor in conjunction with Heapy Engineering for this project. In collaborating with General Contractor, Butt Construction, MSD provided Design Assist solutions for the following:
    • A large, anechoic chamber
    • An outdoor range
    • Multiple, Class-100 clean rooms
    • A three-story office building addition with DCID 6-9 requirements on many of the rooms

WPAFB Chilled Water System

The chilled water system at a high-security building on the Air Force Base was undersized and unable to keep up with demand. The facility could not operate without chilled water due to the amount of information servers in the building, and the general nature of the building itself. The entire upgrade project would need to be completed with minimal shut down time at the building. HVAC portion of this project was over $3 million.

  • MSD worked in collaboration with Diaz Construction to complete the system upgrades on time and on budget with minimal shutdowns or disruption to the facility operations.

LJB, Inc.

LJB, Inc. was renovating their Miamisburg, OH office and wanted to incorporate energy-saving upgrades.

  • MSD provided Design Build services in tandem with Greensleeves Energy Solutions, a specialist in geothermal systems.
  • MSD and Greensleeves installed a new geothermal HVAC system with open and closed loops. In addition, MSD design and installed the plumbing portion of the renovation.