JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Mitsubishi Electric US Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), announced the selection of Johnstone Supply - The Ware Group Florida (The Ware Group) as the South Business Unit (BU) Distributor of the Year.

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, The Ware Group is a HVACR wholesaler in north and central Florida. Operating since the early 1950s, The Ware Group maintains more than 400 locally owned and operated stores serviced by five distribution centers.

 “We are proud to recognize our outstanding distributors each year,” says Doug King, director, residential business, South Business Unit, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division. “The relationship between Mitsubishi Electric and its distributors is essential to the growth and promotion of our systems in the U.S. market. We value our network of distributors and we are grateful for The Ware Group’s commitment to providing excellence.”