Emerson Climate Technologies Recognizes Wholesalers for Exceptional Performance In 2011

Emerson Climate Technologies Recognizes Wholesalers for Exceptional Performance In 2011

ST. LOUIS, December 1, 2011 – Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), recently acknowledged its top-performing wholesalers for outstanding sales performance in 2011. Exceptional wholesalers were presented awards in four different sales categories: Peak Performance, Summit, Signature, and Center Stage. The awards were handed out during the company’s annual National Wholesaler Conference, which was held in Austin earlier this month. Mark Gibson, vice president and general manager of Emerson Climate Technologies Distribution Services Division, presented the awards to this year’s winners.

“It is always encouraging to see so many outstanding wholesalers achieve steady growth through our partnership. We remain committed to our wholesaler relationships,” Gibson said.

To qualify for the Peak Performance Award, wholesalers had to achieve 10 percent growth in Copeland® brand products in 2011. A total of six wholesalers received the Peak Performance Award for 2011:

  • ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions
  • Bradford Industrial Supply
  • Ed’s Supply Company of Nashville
  • Johnson Supply & Equipment Corporation
  • Johnstone Supply of Paducah
  • Tropic Supply

The Summit Award is given to wholesalers achieving an average of 10 percent growth in 2011 across all Emerson® product lines they represent. The winner of the Summit Award for 2011 was Aireco Supply Inc.

To meet the requirements for the Signature Award, Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers had to achieve an average of 10 percent growth in 2011 across all Emerson product lines. There were eleven Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers who received the 2011 Signature Award:

  • ACR Supply Company
  • Allied Supply Company
  • Baker Distributing Company
  • Barsco
  • Dennis Supply Company
  • Duncan Supply Co., Inc.
  • Johnstone Supply of South Bend
  • Key Refrigeration Supply
  • R & E Supply
  • Refrigeration Sales Corporation
  • Young Supply Co.

The Center Stage Award is given for outstanding Emerson merchandising and promotional activities in 2011. Four wholesalers were honored with the Center Stage Award:

  • ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions
  • American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc.
  • C.C. Dickson Co.
  • Refrigeration Supplies Distributor

For more information on Emerson Climate Technologies, or to find a distributor, contractors should visit the Emerson Climate Technologies Contractor Connection at EmersonClimateContractor.com.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

For more information, contact:
Natasha Baker
Fahlgren Mortine