Emerson Climate Technologies Recognizes Wholesalers for Exceptional Performance in 2010

Emerson Climate Technologies Recognizes Wholesalers for Exceptional Performance in 2010

ST. LOUIS, January 6, 2011 – Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), recently acknowledged its top-performing wholesalers for outstanding sales performance in 2010. Exceptional wholesalers were presented awards in four different sales categories: Peak Performance, Summit, Signature, and Center www. The awards were handed out during the company’s annual National Wholesaler Conference, which was held in Tucson, Arizona in October. Mark Gibson, vice president and general manager of Emerson Climate Technologies Distribution Services Division, presented the awards to this year’s winners.

“Seeing so many outstanding wholesalers achieve steady growth through our partnerships in 2010 is incredibly encouraging for the industry moving forward,” Gibson said. “Additionally, it means a great deal to us as a company, because it shows the strength and commitment of our working relationships.”

To qualify for the Peak Performance Award, wholesalers had to achieve 10 percent growth in Copeland® brand products in 2010. There were 14 wholesalers that received the Peak Performance Award for 2010:

  • A/C Warehouse Inc.
  • Bradford Industrial Supply
  • Dennis Company Inc.
  • Duncan Supply Company Inc.
  • Illco Inc.
  • Johnstone Supply of South Bend
  • Makdad Industrial Supply Company Inc.
  • Meier Supply
  • Progress Supply Inc.
  • Rogers Supply Company Inc.
  • S.W.H. Supply Company
  • Baker Distributing
  • Young Supply Company
  • Hoffman Supply

The Summit Award is given to wholesalers achieving an average of 10 percent growth in 2010 across all Emerson® product lines they represent. Those receiving the Summit Award for 2010 were:

  • Aireco
  • Ed's Supply Company of Chattanooga
  • Ed's Supply Company of Nashville
  • United Refrigeration
  • Wittichen Supply Company

To meet the requirements for the Signature Award, Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers had to achieve an average of 10 percent growth in 2010 across all Emerson product lines. There were nineteen Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers received the 2010 Signature Award:

  • ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions
  • ACR Supply Company Inc.
  • The Bell/Simons Co.
  • Brock-McVey Company
  • C.C. Dickson Co
  • Crescent Parts & Equipment
  • Dennis Supply Company
  • Ed's Supply Company of Little Rock
  • G.W. Berkheimer Co.
  • Gustave A. Larson Company
  • Johnstone Supply of Atlanta
  • Johnstone Supply of Pittsburgh
  • Key Refrigeration Supply
  • Midwest Refrigeration Supply Co.
  • R&E Supply
  • Refrigeration Sales Corporation
  • Refrigeration Supplies Distributor
  • Sid Harvey's
  • Wayne Dennis Supply

The Center www.Award is given for outstanding Emerson merchandising and promotional activities in 2010. Two wholesalers were honored with the Center www.Award:

  • ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions
  • C.C. Dickson Co

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 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business platform 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. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, 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:
Holly Michael
Fahlgren Mortine (formerly Sabatino Day)