Gustave A. Larson (Pewaukee, Wis.) announced the winners of its annual supplier evaluation. Winners received the 2004 Partners in Excellence and Quality (PEAQ) Award at a dinner held May 19. Pictured from left are: Karl Larson, chairman of the board, and Sue Sinclair, senior VP/CIMO, both of Gustave A. Larson; Doug Johnston, DuPont; Paul Graham, Research Products; Ken Rothgeb, Heatcraft; Chuck Gates, RenewAire; Robert Pierce, Nu-Calgon; Andrew Larson, president/CEO, of Gustave A. Larson.
The company held a second awards dinner on June 15 to honor the top supplier salespeople by region for 2004.
Pictured from left are: Sinclair of Gustave A. Larson; Keith Rinderknecht, RAC Sales (North Central region); Ron Rizzo, DuPont (Great Lakes region); Bob Schindler, Sporlan Valve Co. (Rocky Mountain region); Dan Thompson, Lennox Hearth (Great Plains region); and Andrew Larson. The criteria used to evaluate the sales personnel include quality of sales calls, product knowledge, communication skills, and accountability.