BLANCO AMERICA presented Smoky Mountain Sales Co. of Sevierville, Tenn., with its Presidents Award, which recognizes the sales organization that best embodies the spirit of BLANCO, including promotion of all product categories, adherence to company policies and achievement of sales awards. Smoky Mountain represents BLANCO in Tennessee and Kentucky. The company was also acknowledged for largest percentage sales increase. In addition, Dans Co., Brandywine, Md., which covers Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and southern Delaware, was awarded for leading sales in total dollar volume. Other companies honored for superior sales results were Liebig and Associates, American Marketing Sales Group, Associated Sales and Sunshine Sales. Pictured, left to right, are: Uwe Johannböke, director of international sales and marketing, BLANCO Germany; Steve Schuster, vice president of sales, BLANCO America; Frank Straub, CEO, BLANCO Germany; Dan Jones, Smoky Mountain Sales; Achim Schreiber, president of BLANCO Kitchen Technology division; and Charles Burhans, president, BLANCO America.