ST. LOUIS - Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. announced its 500th Authorized Full-Line Wholesaler location. The milestone was reached when 27 additional Baker Distributing Co. locations were recently awarded Emerson Authorized Full-Line Wholesaler status.

“It is our privilege to have so many successful wholesalers on board to help us reach this impressive landmark,” said Mark Gibson, vice president and general manager of distribution services. “Over the years, we have strengthened our partnership with industry leading wholesalers. Now, we are 500 strong and in a great position to further carry out our vision.”

The Emerson Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers program was implemented in October 2005 and has evolved over time, doubling its size in just under five years.

“We have experienced the value of this program firsthand. Out of our 184 locations, 50 are Emerson Authorized Full-Line Wholesaler locations,” said Jeanene Miller, vice president of marketing, Baker Distributing Co. “This program has helped us to truly elevate our brand, providing us with the marketing resources that we need and allowing us to give our customers the best-in-class products that they are looking for.”

Publication date:08/23/2010