Jim LeFlore, co-principal of Southland Marketing Inc. (SMI) of Alpharetta, Ga., is flanked by Paul and Linda Appler of Cliplight Manufacturing Co., Toronto, upon SMI receiving the Diamond Top Sales Per Capita and Platinum Top Sales awards from Cliplight. The manufacturer said SMI set up the most new customers, had the highest dollar volume increase, and also recorded a total sales increase of 12 percent over the last year. Cliplight makes a line of leak detection tools, Super Seal refrigeration leak sealants, DRY-R drying agent and other HVACR tools and accessories.
LeFlore is co-principal of SMI with partner John Forbes.
Also from the South region, Frank G. Souders, Reacond Associates, Euless, Texas, received the Silver Sales Award.
Paul Appler is director of research & development, and Linda Appler, director of sales/marketing, for Cliplight.