An anniversary and award presentations are highlights this month.

U.S. Air Conditioning Distributors Honors Hart & Cooley

U.S. Air Conditioning Distributors (City of Industry, CA) namedHart & Cooleyits Supplier of the Year. John Staples, president of the 43-branch HVAC wholesaler, presented the award to Bernard Roy, president of Hart & Cooley, at the AHR Expo 2011. (photo courtesy of Hart & Cooley) 

Rheem Unveils New Booth At AHR Expo

Rheem Water Heatinghad a new booth on display at AHR Expo 2011 in Las Vegas. It featured a nine-panel video wall, self-guiding kiosks and canopies that displayed the company’s “Welcome to the new degree of comfort” message. Pictured is a view of the inside of Rheem’s exhibit. (photo courtesy of Rheem)

Bradley Celebrates 90 Years

Bradley Corp.was founded in 1921 with the invention of the washfountain, which was designed by Harry Bradley (founder of Allen Bradley Corp.). Today the company is headed by CEO Donald Mullett, the fourth Mullett generation to lead the company, along with his sons Bryan, Erik and Christopher. The company continues to design and manufacture commercial plumbing fixtures, washroom accessories and partitions, emergency fixtures and solid plastic lockers. Pictured is the 90-year-old washfountain, which Bradley still manufactures today, and its recently unveiled Verge lavatory system, made with the company’s new Evero natural quartz material. (photo courtesy of Bradley Corp.)

Southland Marketing Wins Again For Cliplight

Cliplight Mfg. Co.,which offers refrigeration system leak detection sealants, namedSouthland Marketing(Alpharetta, GA) its Rep Agency of the Year at the AHR Expo 2011 in Las Vegas. Southland Marketing won both the “Diamond-Top Sales Per Capita” award and the “Platinum Top Sales” for the second consecutive year. Pictured L-R: Linda Appler, director of sales/marketing, Cliplight Mfg; Jim LeFlore, co-principal and Russ Graddick, sales, Southland Marketing Inc.; and Paul Appler, director of research & development, Cliplight. (photo courtesy of Cliplight)

InSinkErator Presents Awards To Women In Building

InSinkEratorand the National Association of Home Builders’Professional Women in Building Council presented scholarships and awards to members at the NAHB’s International Builders’ Show in Orlando. Carole Jones of the Home Builders Association of the BIA of Southeastern MI Professional Women in Building received the Bob Cox Professional Women in Building Spike of the Nation Award as the council’s top recruiter for 2010.

Regional winners Annemarie Mitchell, Olguita Dollison, Polly Marean, Dan-ielle Breakfield and Peggy Timmins were awarded a scholarship and recognition pin. Annemarie Mitchell and Danielle Breakfield also were honored as first place Rookies of the Year. Pictured (L-R): Dennis Broderick, InSinkErator’s VP of wholesale sales; award-winner Annemarie Mitchell; Janelle Matterson, InSinkErator’s regional sales manager; and Tammie Smoot, NAHB Women’s Council Chair. (photo by Brian Pepper)

Pat Lenius
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