ST. LOUIS - Emerson Climate Technologies awarded its top-performing wholesalers for outstanding sales performance in 2009. Wholesalers were eligible for three different sales-award categories: Peak Performance, Summit, and Signature.

“Even in the face of a difficult economy, we saw multiple wholesaler companies achieve significant sales growth, not only for Copeland® brand products, but also across all of the Emerson® product lines,” said Mark Gibson, vice president and general manager of Distribution Services. “We are proud of our customers’ steadfast commitment to selling our products, providing reliable customer service, and augmenting product availability.”

To qualify for the Peak Performance Award, wholesalers had to achieve 10 percent growth in Copeland brand products in 2009. Four wholesalers received the Peak Performance Award for 2009:

• A/C Warehouse Inc.

• Johnstone Supply – South Bend, Ind.

• Polar Supply

• Johnstone Supply – Springfield, Ill.

The Summit Award is given to wholesalers achieving an average of 10 percent growth in 2009 across all Emerson product lines they represent. Those receiving the Summit Award for 2009 were:

• Ed’s Supply Company of Chattanooga

• Tropic Supply Inc.

To meet the requirements for the Signature Award, Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers had to achieve an average of 10 percent growth in 2009 across all Emerson product lines. Two Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers received the 2009 Signature Award:

• Cleveland Hermetic & Supply

• Dennis Supply Company

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Publication date:12/28/2009