Riffle and Associates, Cincinnati, will cover the state of Ohio for Wheatland Tube/JMC Steel Group, Sharon, Pa., The company will handle Wheatland's full line of conduit and fittings.

Bergen Industries Inc., Las Vegas, Nev., recently appointed two new representatives. J.F. Nolan & Associates, New Berlin, Wis., will work closely with distribution in Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan. Also, newly appointed Rouzer Sales Co. will represent Bergen in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the western part of Wisconsin.

General Cable, Highland Heights, Ky., presented its rep awards at the recent National Electrical Manufacturers Representative Association (NEMRA) Annual Conference in Boston. EMMCO & Associates, Inc., Houston, Texas, won the top award, the 2010 Electrical Distributor Channel Agent of the Year. General Cable also presented its Agent Inside Sales Associate of the Year Awards and Director's Club Agent Awards at NEMRA. The Inside Sales Person Award winners — Eastern Region: Tina Lyons from C.C. Pierce; Central Region: Theresa Schroeder from Bill Casey Sales; and Western Region: Mara O'Campo from Michel Sales Agency.

Director's Club Winners — Northeast: C. C. Pierce; Thea & Schoen; William Bleiman & Sons; and Young & Champagne; South Central: Ajax Electrical Sales Company; Coresential; Davenport & Associates, Inc.; Stone Sales Agency, Inc.; and Vincent-Angel, Inc.; West: Convergent Systems Group; and DSI; Southwest: ET Cable Sales; EMMCO & Associates, Inc.; Ewing Foley, Inc.; Gaynor Sales & Associates; and Michel Sales Agency.

Bridgeport Fittings, Stratford, Conn., announced its sales representative and customer service award winners at the recent NEMRA conference. Representative of the Year: Platinum Market Award:Electric Sales Unlimited, Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; Gold Market Award: Vincent-Angel Inc., Greensboro, N.C.; Customer Service Individual of the Year: Woody Pate, Hozack Inc., Kent, Wash.; Salesperson of the Year Award winners: East: Stephen Brown, Vincent-Angel Inc.; West: Larry Beach, Hozack Inc.; Conversion Salesperson of the Year Award — East: Chris Tullos, Bell & McCoy, Houston; West: Gary Block, Becker Sales, Elk Grove Village, Ill.