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Emerson Climate Technologies’ wholesalers who exhibited exceptional performance in 2012.
ST. LOUIS — Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. acknowledged its top-performing wholesalers for outstanding sales performance in 2012. The awards banquet was held Oct. 29-31 during Emerson’s annual National Wholesaler Conference in Tucson, Ariz.

“It’s always encouraging to see so many outstanding wholesalers achieve steady growth through our partnership,” said Birch Taylor, vice president and general manager, Emerson Climate Technologies Distribution Services business. “We value our network of wholesalers and partners to bring out the best in technology, expertise, and service.”

Exceptional wholesalers were presented awards in five different sales categories, including Peak Performance, Summit, Signature, Center Stage, as well as the new Glenn W. Hannegan Jr. Leadership award.

To qualify for the Peak Performance Award, wholesalers had to achieve 10 percent growth in Copeland™ compressors and condensing units in 2012. A total of six wholesalers received the Peak Performance award for 2012 including Dennis Co., Dennis Supply Co., Johnstone Supply – Corpus Christi, Johnstone Supply – Houston, Midwest Refrigeration Supply, and Sid Harvey Industries.

The Summit award is given to the authorized Copeland wholesalers achieving an average of 10 percent growth in 2012 across all Emerson product lines they represent. The winner of the Summit award for 2012 was Tropic Supply.

The Signature award recognizes authorized, full-line wholesalers who have achieved an average of 10 percent growth in 2012 across all Emerson product lines. Six Emerson authorized full-line wholesalers received the 2012 Signature award: Bell Simons Cos., Cleveland Hermetic and Supply, Johnstone Supply – South Bend, Johnstone Supply – Evansville, Makdad Industrial Supply, and Progress Supply.

The Center Stage award, recognizing outstanding promotion and sales of Copeland Scroll™ outdoor condensing units, was granted to ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions, Bell Simons Cos., and Refrigeration Supplies Distributor.

The inaugural Glenn W. Hannegan Jr. Leadership award, given for advancing education and training in the HVACR industry, was awarded to Dennis Supply Co.

“Emerson remains committed to meeting the educational needs of HVACR professionals due to the changing landscape of the technology,” said Larry Banas, director, Emerson Climate Services. “We will continue to honor and recognize wholesaler companies that have made the same commitment by strengthening their expertise, knowledge and confidence.”

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Publication date: 11/26/2012

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