WinWholesale, Dayton, Ohio, selected Pass & Seymour/Legrand as the 2007 Vendor of the Year, Electrical. Monte Salsman, WinWholesale chief operating officer, presented the award to the company at the 2008 WinWholesale Annual Meeting and Vendor Showcase in Phoenix in March.

“WinWholesale's Vendor of the Year Award recognizes the value a vendor brings to the partnership we have with them,” says Salsman. “We were very pleased to present Pass & Seymour/Legrand with the award for the contributions they have made to our successful relationship.”

WinWholesale considers a number of criteria in selecting the Vendor of the Year. A key criterion is a commitment to working with WinWholesale to grow its market share. Other criteria include serving customer needs, providing training programs for WinWholesale employees, having competitive prices and a commitment to quality, service and support.

Other Vendor of the Year Awards were given in the plumbing, industrial, waterworks, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning categories. It is the first time the awards have been presented.

In another first for the 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.

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