Manufacturers for the Week: March 19, 2001

  • Payable on March 30, 2001 to York International Corp. (York, PA) stockholders of record at the close of business on March 21, 2001, will be a dividend of $0.15 per share on the common stock of the company.
  • Phoenix Controls (Newton, MA) announces a three-year warranty on all of its products.
  • The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (Manito-woc, WI) has promoted Dick Lemen to vice president and general manager of Harford Duracool LLC (Aberdeen, MD).
  • Hearth Technologies Inc. (Mt. Pleasant, IA) has earned ISO 9001 registration from Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
  • Jerry Schultz, retiring president of Johnstone Supply (Portland, OR), has been awarded the President’s Award for Industry Excellence by White-Rodgers (St. Louis, MO).
  • White-Rodgers also has recognized four of its sales representatives for outstanding performance during the 1999-2000 sales year. The award winners are:

    — Greg Eaton, Distribution Salesman of the Year;

    — Tim Boedy, OEM Salesman of the Year;

    — Pierre Delhaes, Salesman of the Year for Canada; and

    — Mike Snow, General Manager of the Year for Canada.

  • United CoolAir Corp. (York, PA) honored sales achievements by presenting awards to the company’s top-selling distributors. The five regional awards were presented to:

  • — M.W. Equipment (New York, NY), Top Northeast Distributor;

    — Mobile Air (Detroit, MI), Top Midwest Distributor;

    — Norby Company (Seattle, WA), Top Western Distributor;

    — MITS Air Conditioning (Toronto, ON, Canada), Top Canadian Distributor; and

    — R.P. O’Connell (Boston, MA), Most Improved Distributor.

  • Wirsbo Company (Apple Valley, MN), manufacturer of radiant floor heating systems, has officially changed its name to Uponor Wirsbo. Uponor, based in Finland, is Wirsbo’s parent company and the second largest pipe supplier in the world, the company said.

    Publication date: 03/19/2001

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