WinWholesale(Dayton, OH) recognized vendors in the plumbing, HVAC, electrical, industrial supplies, and waterworks and utility supplies categories with its first ever “Vendor of the Year” awards at its 2008 WinWholesale Annual Meetings and Vendor Showcase in Phoenix in March.
Elkay Manufacturing Co. was honored in the plumbing category and J.P. Lamborn Co. was recognized in the HVAC category.
WinWholesale selected its vendors of the year based on how they helped the distributor grow its market share, served customer needs, provided training programs for WinWholesale employees, offered competitive pricing and showed commitment to quality, service and support.
In another first for WinWholesale’s annual meetings, nearly 150 vendors supplying products to the Win Group of Companies participated in the vendor showcase. Vendors displayed products and talked with representatives attending the annual meetings from the 572 Win Group locations.
There are 467 WinWholesale locations across the United States in addition to 105 Noland Co. branches, mainly in the Southeast. Noland Co. is a wholly owned subsidiary of WinWholesale.