General Cable, Highland Heights, Ky., named C.C. Pierce Co. Inc., Duxbury, Mass., as its 2011 Electrical Distribution Channel Agent of the Year at NEMRA. General Cable also presented the Agent Inside Sales Associate of the Year Award and Director's Club Agent Awards at NEMRA. Dusty Mathis of Gaynor Sales, Minneapolis, won the award for inside sales associates.
The following companies were selected as Inside Sales Director's Club Agents, which are agents that exceeded sales plan as well as year-over-year growth in metal-adjusted sales dollars: Cardel-Criste, Pittsburgh; C.C. Pierce, Duxbury, Mass.; Davenport & Associates, Nashville, Tenn.; EMMCO & Associates, Houston; ET Cable Sales, Peterborough, N.H.; Gobeille-Robinson Inc., Mansfield, Ohio; Gorin-Hopper & McCoy, Norcross, Ga.; Lester Sales Co., Indianapolis, Ind.; Rains Electrical Sales Inc., Shawnee, Kan.; Stone Sales Agency Inc., Conway, Ark.; Syn-Tech Inc., Metairie, La.; Vertex Innovative Solutions, Syracuse, N.Y.; Vincent-Angel Inc., Greensboro, N.C.; and Young & Champagne, Detroit.
Arlington Industries Inc., Scranton, Pa., presented its 2011 sales awards at NEMRA: Gregg Ruttle, Hoyt Northwest Marketing Group LLC, Portland, Ore., received Arlington's Inside Sales Award; Wiltrout Sales Inc., Indianapolis, Ind., received the National Sales Achievement Award; Fruen's Sales Co., Plymouth, Minn., won the Central Region Sales Achievement Award; Pro-Lines Sales and Marketing Inc., Livermore, Calif., won the Western Region Sales Achievement Award; George Pickett & Associates Inc., Apex, N.C., claimed the Southern Region Sales Achievement Award; Condor Associates, Pittsburgh, received the Eastern Region Sales Achievement Award; and Macs II Agencies Ltd., Coquitlam, British Columbia, took home Arlington's Canadian Sales Achievement Award.
Bridgeport Fittings, Stratford, Conn., announced its sales representative, customer service and salesperson of the year award winners at NEMRA. The 2011 Representatives of the Year were William B. Bleiman & Sons Inc., Conshohocken, Pa. (Platinum Market) and Donald J. Hickey & Associates, Novi, Mich. (Gold Market). Brent Green, Electra Sales, Irving, Texas, won the company's Customer Service Individual of the Year award, and the following reps won Bridgeport's Salesperson of the Year Awards: Russell Chase, C.C. Pierce Co. Inc., Duxbury, Mass. (Salesperson-East); and Ralph Riefenberg, Becker Sales Co. Inc., Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Salesperson-West).