IMARK Group recognized the following member and supplier companies for distinguished performance in 2016-2017. The award winners were announced on Oct. 16.
The members listed below were recognized based on objective criteria tracked by IMARK headquarters for their effective implementation of IMARK marketing and training programs and their exemplary support of IMARK preferred suppliers. The IMARK preferred suppliers listed below were recognized based on the results of a member-ranking process, effective implementation of IMARK marketing, communications and training programs and their exemplary support of IMARK members. Winning companies were designated in three relative size categories (A, AA, AAA) with “A” being relatively smaller companies and “AAA” being relatively larger.
Member(s) of the Year (A, AA, AAA): Gordon Electric Supply Inc., Kankakee, Illinois; Kansas City Electric Supply Co., Lenexa, Kansas; Crescent Electric Supply Co. in East Dubuque, Illinois and Loeb Electric Supply in Columbus, Ohio tied in the AAA category.
Purchasing Power Award (A, AA, AAA): Cline-Holder Electric Supply, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Franklin Electric Co., Moorestown, New Jersey; Summit Electric Supply, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Excellence in Sales and Marketing (A, AA, AAA): City Electric Supply LLC, Jersey City, New Jersey; Sequel Electrical Supply, Meridian, Mississippi; Elliott Electric Supply Inc., Nacogdoches, Texas.
GainShare Achievement Award (A, AA, AAA): Cregger Co. Inc., West Columbia, South Carolina; St. Louis Metro Electric Supply Inc., St. Louis, Missouri; Walters Wholesale Electric, Signal Hill, California.
Supplier(s) of the Year (A, AA, AAA): Kidde Safety, Mebane, North Carolina; Arlington Industries Inc., Scranton, Pennsylvania; Acuity Brands in Conyers, Georgia and Leviton Manufacturing Co. in Melville, New York tied in the AAA category.
Excellence in Marketing and Communications (A, AA, AAA): SATCO Products Inc., Brentwood, New York; RAB Lighting Inc., Northvale, New Jersey; Pass & Seymour/Legrand, Solvay, New York.
Excellence in Service and Support (A, AA, AAA): Klein Tools Inc., Lincolnshire, Illinois; IDEAL Industries, Sycamore, Illinois; Wiremold/Legrand, West Hartford, Connecticut.
Excellence in Service and Support (Pipe and Wire): Encore Wire Corp., McKinney, Texas.
Sales Leadership (A, AA, AAA): Klein Tools Inc., Lincolnshire, Illinois; RAB Lighting Inc., Northvale, New Jersey; Acuity Brands, Conyers, Georgia.
Supplier(s) of the Year:
Arlington Industries Inc.Don Ambrose, Nick Montalbano, Tom Stark
Acuity BrandsPat Murphy, Brian Whitmire, John Kimmel, John Mabbott
Leviton Manufacturing CoGino Dabbicco, William Marshall, William Cheetham, Brett Serxner
Excellence in Marketing and Communications:
SATCO Products IncChris Siegal, Gary Siegal, Bill Gildin, Alan Karen
RAB Lighting Inc.Dave DiMassa, Frank Gaudio, Teri Dumas
Pass & Seymour/LegrandJohn Hoffman, Sheri Cantrell, Gerald Connolly
Excellence in Service and Support:
Klein Tools Inc.Ron Smetana, Mark Klein, Alan Frakes
IDEAL IndustriesBob Fox, Joe Saganowich, Mathew Barrett
Wiremold/LegrandJohn Hoffman, Sheri Cantrell, Ravi Ramanathan
Excellence in Service and Support (Pipe and Wire):
Encore Wire Corp.Dustin Logston, Landon Hartwick, Don Spurgin, Kevin Kieffer
Klein Tools IncRon Smetana, Mark Klein, Alan Frakes
RAB Lighting IncDave DiMassa, Frank Gaudio, Teri Dumas
Acuity BrandsBrian Whitmire