Gemaire Distributors of Deerfield Beach, Fla., has been named 2013 Maytag Distributor of the Year by Nordyne.

The manufacturer made the announcement at its October annual distributor business meeting.

 “Gemaire Distributors worked closely with us to build even greater loyalty through their Maytag contractor base,” explained Philip Windham, Nordyne vice president of sales. “They put full effort into the brand, including a renewed focus on dealer recruitment. That strategy paid off in 2013.”