CHICAGO - Cliplight Mfg. Inc. named Southland Marketing, Conyers, Ga., as its Top Sales Agency of 2005 at the AHR Expo here.

Jim Dooley (center), president, Southland Marketing Inc., received the award from Linda Appler (left), director of sales and marketing, and Lorne Hilts, vice president/general manager of Toronto-based Cliplight, which manufactures a line of leak detection tools, refrigeration system sealants, and HVACR accessories.

"Jim Dooley's organization earned their award with nearly $1 million in sales and dozens of new accounts that comprehensively covered both the large distributors and well as the small one-location wholesalers," said Appler.

Cliplight also recognized Western Component Sales, Scottsdale, Ariz., as Sales Agency of the Year-Gold Award, Reacond and Assoc., Euless, Texas, as Sales Agency of the Year-Silver Award, The Eby Company, Beachwood, Ohio, for Innovation in Marketing, Southland Marketing's Jim LeFlore, sales rep, as Most Improved Performer, and Lobell Sales Inc., Noxapater, Miss., as Best New Agency.