C.C. Dickson Co., Rock Hill, SC, an HVACR wholesaler, presented its 2006 Vendor of the Year award toEmerson Climate Technologies, manufacturer of Copeland brand products. The award was based on four key criteria: branch support, delivery and quality, marketing support and the vendor’s overall impact on branch profitability. In addition,White-Rodgers, another business of Emerson Climate Technologies, was named as one of the five runners-up for this award.

Pictured (L to R): Ed Purvis, group vice president, Emerson Climate Technologies; Sal Zullo, area sales manager – Southeast Region, distribution services; Jack DeMao, president and CEO, C.C. Dickson Co.; Tom Bettcher, CEO, Emerson Climate Technologies Inc.