WASHINGTON, D.C. — The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) announced the election of Ronald E. Calhoun, president and CEO of the Palmer-Donavin Mfg. Co.; and Larry J. Stoddard, president and CEO of RelaDyne Inc., to the NAW Institute board of directors.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the Palmer-Donavin Mfg. Co. is a wholesaler-distributor of residential building supplies and heating and cooling equipment. The firm also operates Ohio branch offices in Cincinnati, Delphos, Lima, and Masury, and has one operation in Fort Wayne, Ind. Calhoun’s other industry involvement includes two past presidencies of the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) and an associate board membership of Ohio Lumbermen’s Association. Prior to joining Palmer-Donavin in 1981, Calhoun was an outside salesperson for the Gold Bond Building Products and Heatilator Co.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, RelaDyne Inc. is a supplier of comprehensive equipment reliability products and value-added services in the lubricant sales, distribution, and equipment reliability services industry and serving the automotive, commercial, and industrial markets.

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