ATLANTA — Rheem has announced its 2011 Premier Performers, a recognition given each year to its highest-achieving Rheem and Ruud distributors. Distributors that earn the Premier Performers honor must meet a variety of performance criteria, including business and sales growth, superior customer service and support, Rheem partnership dedication, and more.

Rheem recognized the following distributors as 2011 Platinum Premier Performers: ABR Wholesalers Inc., Century Air Conditioning & Supply Inc., Ferguson Enterprises Inc. (South Carolina and El Paso, Texas) and Meier Supply. ABR Wholesalers and Ferguson Enterprises distribute Rheem products while Century Air Conditioning & Supply and Meier Supply are Ruud distributors. Rheem also recognized the following as 2011 Gold Premier Performers: Acme Refrigeration of Baton Rouge LLC, C&L Supply Inc., Ed’s Supply, and Gemaire Distributors Inc.; all are Rheem distributors.

“Throughout Rheem’s 87-year history, we’ve worked with distributors of all shapes and sizes, and the eight companies honored this year as our Platinum and Gold Premier Performers are truly some of the best partners we’ve ever had,” said Ken Rothgeb, vice president of sales and marketing, Rheem Air Conditioning Division. “It’s an honor to work with our Premier Performers and we look forward to continuing to grow our relationships with these outstanding companies in years to come.”

Rheem celebrated with its leading distributors at the company’s annual Premier Performers recognition meeting, which was held at The American Club in Kohler, Wis. As part of the festivities, the Premier Performers participated in networking opportunities, a team dinner, the annual Premier Council meeting and the Premier Performers Awards Reception and Banquet. The winners received custom awards and special gifts; they will also benefit from custom banners and other identification designed for each branch store location.

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Publication date: 7/2/2012