WICHITA, Kan. - Viega received Affiliated Distributors (A-D) 2008-2009 Supplier of the Year – Marketing Excellence award at the organization’s annual meeting in Dallas. This is the second consecutive year that Viega has been recognized as a Supplier of the Year in support of A-D members. Viega won the 2007-2008 award for Supplier of the Year – Performance.

Jeff Neczypor, director of national accounts, said that Viega received this award “not due to the result of anyone’s singular effort, but the efforts of several Viega employees.” Some of these efforts included: product webinars resulting in the highest attendance of any vendor webinar (with over 850 people in attendance for the 2009 series), joint marketing activities and sales stimulator programs, counter days, ride-alongs, and more.

Affiliated Distributors is one of the largest wholesale buying and marketing groups in North America. It is comprised of more than 530 independent distributor companies with more than 3,000 locations in the U.S. and Canada.

For more information on Viega, visit www.viega.net.

Publication date:11/30/2009