WinWholesale, Dayton, Ohio, selected Encore Wire Corp. as its 2011 electrical vendor of the year. Nate Pike, sales manager, accepted the award at WinWholesale's Annual Meetings and Vendor Showcase Awards Dinner March 13 in Nashville. Encore Wire supplies building wire to local WinWholesale companies representing the Winlectric brand.

“WinWholesale had another successful year due in part to our partnership with Encore Wire Corp. to serve our customers,” said Jack Johnston, WinWholesale president. “They represent the best of the best among our many electrical vendors the past year.”

Monte Salsman, WinWholesale chief operating officer, and Eddie Gibbs, vice president, vendor relations, presented the awards at a dinner attended by 950 Win Group people and vendor representatives. The dinner honored Win Group companies for their 2011 achievements in addition to vendors of the year.