Arlington Industries, Scranton, Pa., recognized the following independent manufacturers' reps for sales achievement at the recent 2010 NEMRA (National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association) meeting. Todd House, Allied Group Sales received Arlington's Inside Sales Award; R.C. Colerick Inc. received the National Sales Achievement Award; Mills Talbot Co., the Eastern Region Sales Achievement Award; Keyline Sales Inc., the Western Region Sales Achievement Award; Munden Enterprises, the Canadian Sales Achievement Award; Myers and Associates, the Southern Region Sales Achievement Award; and Fruen's Sales Co. the Central Region Sales Achievement Award.

Bergen Industries, Inc., Las Vegas, made two new rep appointments. Walker-Loudermilk, Kansas City, will represent the company in Kansas and Missouri and Total Lighting & Control (TLC), Phoenix, will represent the company in Arizona. For more than 37 years, Bergen Industries has been manufacturing electrical safety products in the United States, including temporary lighting (string lights), tube guards, replacement cages and lampholders, fixture whips, ballast kits, lenses and vapor-tight enclosures.

EiKO Ltd., Shawnee, Kan., announced that Empire Electrical Sales, Sacramento, Calif., will represent EiKO in California. The appointment is part of Eiko's expansion efforts in the western U.S., which include the addition of its new warehouse in Sparks, Nev.; the appointment of Geoff Turner as Western regional sales manager and the previously announced appointment of Donahue Sales, Oceanside, Calif., as a rep.

Electrotech, Minneapolis, has hired Jim Lynch as its Wisconsin territory utiity account manager. He will be responsible for managing utility accounts in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. For the first seven years of his career, Lynch managed accounts in the commercial industrial marketplaces. He came to the electric utility industry in 1997 and spent the following thirteen years successfully managing utility accounts in this same territory for another firm. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.