ACHRNEWS

FYI: Wholesale-Distribution

May 12, 2000

Johnstone Supply, Inc.

Johnstone Supply, Inc. (Portland, OR)has earned General Electric’s “Standard of Excellence” award. This award goes to a select distributor that consistently meets sales goals, adheres to the distributor agreement, runs a customer-focused organization, and meets other standards.

Barnett Inc.

Barnett Inc. (Jacksonville, FL)announced a strategic alliance with Buildscape, Inc. (Jacksonville, FL), an Internet-based business-to-business marketer of building materials at www.buildscape.com.