ICM Controls Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells electronic controls for the HVAC/R industry. Its products include condensate controls, defrost control boards, enclosures, fan blower controls, fan coil relay controls, etc. It offers its products through distributors, including HVAC/R centers in North America; and a network of local aftermarket and OEM sales representatives in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the Middle East.
Honeywell International is an American company that produces or offers a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.
Plaintiff alleges that defendantinfringes the above patents by manufacturing and selling electronic control devices including Honeywell S8610U Universal Intermittent Pilot Ignition Module control that is embodied in the invention claimed in ‘645 and ‘719 patents. It provides electronic control of intermittent pilot ignition systems used on gas-fired furnaces, boilers, and other heating appliances.