Affiliated Distributors celebrated 25 years and presented Recognition of Excellence awards at its 2006 North American meeting for the Plumbing and PVF divisions. The following companies were among those honored:

Murray Supply, Winston-Salem, NC, accepted an award for affiliate of the year, leadership. Pictured, L to R: Roy Weaks, senior vice president, plumbing, PVF and HVAC, A-D; Charlie Murray, president, Murray Supply Co.; and Bill Weisberg, CEO, A-D.

ERB Co., Buffalo, NY, was honored for best annual planning process - plumbing division. Pictureda, L to R: Roy Weaks of A-D; Gary Bosley, sales manager, and David Stribick, purchasing agent, both with ERB; and Bill Weisberg of A-D.

Central Supply Co., Indianapolis, andLegend Valve & Fittingwere recognized for best conversion to an A-D supplier - plumbing division. Pictured, L to R: Roy Weaks of A-D; Gene Burt, president, and Doyle McCauley, general manager/vice president, both of Central Supply; and Bill Weisberg of A-D.