ST. LOUIS – Emerson Climate Technologies Inc., a business of Emerson, announced its top-performing wholesalers for outstanding sales performance in 2014. The winners were announced at Emerson Climate Technologies’ National Wholesaler Conference, held at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 8-10.

“We are pleased to honor these companies that have grown along with us in 2014,” said Birch Taylor, vice president and general manager, Emerson Climate Technologies Distribution Services business. “These wholesalers are industry leaders that provide outstanding customer support and service.”

The Wholesaler Awards recognize exceptional sellers in three award categories: the Signature Award, Summit Award, and Peak Performance Award. A fourth award, the Glenn W. Hannegan Jr. Leadership Award, honors wholesalers that advance education and training in the HVACR industry.

To qualify for the Signature Award, authorized full-line wholesalers must achieve an average of 10 percent growth across all Emerson product lines. Five Emerson Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers earned the Signature Award: ACR Supply Company Inc., Allied Supply Co., Crescent Parts & Equipment, Makdad Industrial Supply Company, Inc., and SWH Supply Company

Wittchen Supply Company received the Summit Award, which honors Authorized Copeland™ wholesalers that achieve an average of 10 percent growth across Emerson product lines they represent. 

Ed’s Supply Company of Nashville and Johnstone Supply McCall Group were recognized with the Peak Performance Award for growing sales of Copeland brand products by 10 percent.

This year, two companies, Illco Inc. and United Refrigeration Inc., were recognized with the Glenn W. Hannegan Jr. Leadership Award.

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