Mitsubishi Electric U.S. Inc. Cooling & Heating Division honored several of its distributors and sales representatives with leadership awards at the 2017 Diamond Leadership Conference held at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona.  

The conference drew nearly 400 attendees and focused on the latest programs, products and strategies for 2017.

“This year, we are embracing forward engineering. We are taking our most successful leadership and sales strategies and applying those best practices to the support we offer our sales force, distributor and sales rep leaders,” said Mark Kuntz, deputy general manager at Mitsubishi Electric. “We are proud of the network we have built for our professional and consumer customers, and will continue to focus on quality, service and innovation.”

This year’s Diamond Leadership Award, which recognizes the channel leader that has performed above all others, was given to Johnstone Supply in Jacksonville, Florida, for residential work and Applied Product Solutions in Salt Lake City for commercial businesses.

Mitsubishi Electric also awarded eight companies with the Business Unit Diamond Leadership Award, including Johnstone Supply; Applied Product Solutions; Allied Supply in Columbus, Ohio; Abco HVACR Supply & Solutions in Jessup, Maryland; Luce, Schwab & Kase in Fairfield, New Jersey; E Solutions for Buildings in Brentwood, Tennessee; Robert Madden Industries in Lubbock, Texas; and U.S. Air Conditioning Distributors in Industry, California. 

The company also awarded 17 companies with the Crowning Achievement Award, and 21 others with the Crowning Achievement Award-Millionaires Club.