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Forbes Company has been the New England area sales representative for the Marley Cooling Tower Company since 1945.
In addition to Marley Cooling Tower Company (now "SPX Cooling Technologies") we also represent Kelvion
(formerly GEA Heat Exchangers), Recold, Puroflux, Griswold, and Air Solution Company.
We sell new products,
replacement products, parts for our existing products (cooling towers, fluid coolers, evaporative condensers, plate and frame
heat exchangers, sandfilters, separators, chemical-free water treatment, controls, VFD's, pump skids, and air-intake filters).
In addition, we can provide inspections, start-up service, technical information, and labor to upgrade or repair our existing
We are your primary contact for products from all of the above mentioned products if your
organization is located in New England (MA, RI, ME, NH, CT, or VT). Our office is now located in Danvers, MA after many
successful years in West Newton, MA.
|Marley NC Series Cooling Tower
R. T. Forbes has been incorporated since 1957. Prior to the
1999 move to our current location in Danvers (MA), we were located in West Newton (MA) for over thirty years.
Our existing customer base consists of over 3,000 equipment users, contractors, OEM’s, and engineers. R.T. Forbes
Company has been a MANA member for over 40 years.
Richard E. “Rich” Scogland (Sr.) Rich started at R.T. Forbes Company in 1978, after 10 years experience at The Boston Naval Shipyard and Badger Petrochemical.
Since he first became a part owner in 1983, he has gradually changed the company from a general representative firm with ten
accounts in diverse fields, to a more modern, service-oriented firm that specializes in heat transfer and water
products, widely regarded as experts in our field.For over 65 years, SPX /
Marley Cooling Tower been our primary line. In 1990, we added SPX / Marley's Recold Division to strengthen our offerings
to industrial and refrigeration users. We now also sell Puroflux sandfilters and separators, and Kelvion (formerly GEA) plate
and frame heat exchangers with new cooling towers or for existing cooling towers.
In late 2012, we added GEA plate and frame heat exchangers. This was after over thirty successful
years with other PHE manufacturers.
Rich’s most senior employee
is Robert W. “Bob” Forbes, previously his partner. Bob has worked for R.T. Forbes Company for over 25 years.
Rich’s oldest son, Richard W. “Rick” Scogland (Jr.), has been with the company since graduating from Bentley University in the Spring of 1994 with a Bachelor of Science
in Management. Rick has been treasurer for over ten years.
youngest son, Jeffrey P. “Jeff” Scogland, has been working full time since receiving his Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Massachusetts
in 1999. Jeff began serving as company president in 2011.
Brigid Bolduc has been our secretary and office manager since August of 2002.
In 2013 Jack Dresty
was brought on board to improve coverage of the Connecticut area. Jack has previous experience with cooling towers and
pulse powered chemical free water treatment products.
R.T. Forbes Company
is currently owned by the two Scogland sons.
We welcome potential customers,
local mechanical contractors, and consulting engineers to visit our office to discuss the products that we represent.
R.T. Forbes Company (main):
Richard E. (Rich) Scogland:
Robert W. (Bob) Forbes:
Richard W. (Rick) Scogland:
Jeffrey P. Scogland:
Brigid A. Bolduc:
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