WinWholesale presented the HVAC Vendor of the Year Award for 2008 to Southwark Metal Mfg. Co. From left are Eddie Gibbs, WinWholesale; Dave Bunting, Joe Sweeney, and Bill Spiegel, Southwark; and Monte Salsman, WinWholesale.

DAYTON, Ohio - WinWholesale selected Southwark Metal Mfg. Co., Philadelphia, as its 2008 HVAC Vendor of the Year. The award was presented to Southwark at the 2009 WinWholesale annual meetings and vendor showcase in Phoenix by Monte Salsman, CEO, WinWholesale.

Southwark Metal Mfg. Co. supplies sheet fitting and ductwork to local WinWholesale companies representing the Winair brand and Noland Co. HVAC locations.

“WinWholesale’s close partnership with Southwark Metal Mfg. is one of the reasons for our success,” said Salsman. “We look forward to working with them as we implement ways to serve our customers even better in these interesting times.”

WinWholesale considers several criteria in selecting the Vendor of the Year, including shared marketing goals, serving customer needs, selective distribution policy, recognition of WinWholesale’s industry position, and employee training programs.

Other Vendor of the Year Awards were given in the plumbing, electrical, industrial, and waterworks and utility supplies categories.

About 115 vendors supplying products to the Win Group of companies participated in the vendor showcase. Vendors displayed products and talked with representatives attending the annual meetings from the 550 Win Group locations, including the Noland Co. subsidiary.

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Publication date:05/11/2009