TYLER, Texas - The Pacesetter Award was presented at Trane’s annual awards event to seven of its leading channel partners who have exceeded expectations. The Pacesetter Award is given to the company’s top-performing sales channels, recognizing both dealer sales offices (DSO) and independent wholesale distributors (IWD). There are three groups within the DSO and IWD channels that receive the award based on market share and size. Additionally, an overall Pacesetter Top Performer Award is presented to one DSO and one IWD.

The following companies received the 2010 Pacesetter Award:

• Dealer Sales Offices - Charlotte/Greensboro (Group One) and Gulf Coast (Group One); Georgia (Group Two); and Pittsburgh/Columbus (Group Three).

• Independent Wholesale Distributor - Wallwork Group, West Caldwell, N.J. (Group One); Gustave A. Larson Co., Pewaukee, Wis. (Group Two); and Woodson and Bozeman, Memphis, Tenn. (Group Three).

The recipient of the Overall Pacesetter Dealer Sales Office Channel is Georgia DSO. The Overall Pacesetter Independent Wholesale Distributor Channel award winner is Wallwork Group.

“Each year we gather to recognize and honor the accomplishments of our premier sales offices, and our 2010 award winners have done an exceptional job delivering the value and benefits of Trane to their dealers and, in turn, our customers,” said Kevin Carlile, vice president, Trane Sales, Residential Solutions. “In addition to increasing their sales and market shares, our winners demonstrated outstanding performance in all aspects of their businesses. They’re truly top performers and extremely deserving of this honor and recognition.”

Publication date:05/09/2011