AffLink, a $5 billion international distribution group, has named Technical Concepts its Supplier of the Year. The criteria for the award included quality of products, customer service, delivery record, responsiveness, product innovation, and several other performance measurements. Technical Concepts was chosen from among Afflink's hundreds of suppliers. The award was based on a survey of the group's distributors.

Technical Concepts (Mundelein, Ill.) is a manufacturer of automated faucets, flushers, soap dispensers, air neutralizers, and aerosol fragrances and dispensers for restrooms and wash stations.