At the Emerson Climate Technologies National Wholesaler Conference, Emerson honored its top-selling wholesalers.

ST. LOUIS - Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. recently acknowledged its top-performing wholesalers for outstanding sales performance in 2010. Exceptional wholesalers were presented awards in four different sales categories: Peak Performance, Summit, Signature, and Center Stage. The awards were handed out during the company’s annual National Wholesaler Conference, which was held in Tucson, Ariz. Mark Gibson, vice president and general manager of Emerson Climate Technologies Distribution Services Division, presented the awards to this year’s winners.

“Seeing so many outstanding wholesalers achieve steady growth through our partnerships in 2010 is incredibly encouraging for the industry moving forward,” Gibson said. “Additionally, it means a great deal to us as a company, because it shows the strength and commitment of our working relationships.”

To qualify for the Peak Performance Award, wholesalers had to achieve 10 percent growth in Copeland® brand products in 2010. There were 14 wholesalers that received the Peak Performance Award for 2010: A/C Warehouse Inc., Bradford Industrial Supply, Dennis Co. Inc., Duncan Supply Co. Inc., Illco Inc., Johnstone Supply of South Bend, Makdad Industrial Supply Co. Inc., Meier Supply, Progress Supply Inc., Rogers Supply Co. Inc., S.W.H. Supply Co., Baker Distributing, Young Supply Co., and Hoffman Supply.

The Summit Award is given to wholesalers achieving an average of 10 percent growth in 2010 across all Emerson® product lines they represent. Those receiving the Summit Award for 2010 were Aireco, Ed’s Supply Co. of Chattanooga, Ed’s Supply Co. of Nashville, United Refrigeration, and Wittichen Supply Co.

To meet the requirements for the Signature Award, authorized full-line wholesalers had to achieve an average of 10 percent growth in 2010 across all Emerson product lines. There were 19 authorized full-line wholesalers that received the 2010 Signature Award: ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions, ACR Supply Co. Inc., The Bell/Simons Co., Brock-McVey Co., C.C. Dickson Co., Crescent Parts & Equipment, Dennis Supply Co., Ed’s Supply Co. of Little Rock, G.W. Berkheimer Co., Gustave A. Larson Co., Johnstone Supply of Atlanta, Johnstone Supply of Pittsburgh, Key Refrigeration Supply, Midwest Refrigeration Supply Co., R&E Supply, Refrigeration Sales Corp., Refrigeration Supplies Distributor, Sid Harvey’s, and Wayne Dennis Supply.

The Center Stage Award is given for outstanding Emerson merchandising and promotional activities in 2010. Two wholesalers were honored with the Center Stage Award: ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions and C.C. Dickson Co.

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Publication date:05/16/2011