PEWAUKEE, Wis. — The Gustave A. Larson Co. announced the winners of its 14th Annual Supplier Evaluation program. Honored were DuPont Fluoroproducts, Heatcraft Refrigeration Products, RenewAire, Research Products Corporation, and The Trane Company. All received the 2002 Partners in Excellence and Quality (PEAQ) Award during a reception on May 1. The winners are chosen through an evaluation of data collected throughout the year considering various measurements of the quality of partnering in business, including product quality, profitability, marketing, and sales support.

The Larson Company also honored the top supplier sales people for 2002 on June 9. Jim Kramer, representing Research Products Corporation, was chosen as the supplier of the year. Sporlan Valve Company representatives Jerry Wallock and Jeff Keran received the second place award. Keith Rinderknecht with RAC Sales received the third place award.

Pictured above (from left to right) are Andrew Larson, president of Gustave A. Larson Company, Jeff Keran of Sporlan Valve, Keith Rinderknecht of RAC Sales, Jim Kramer of Research Products, Jerry Wallock of Sporlan Valve, and Sue Sinclair, vice president of inventory management for Larson.

Publication date: 06/23/2003