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Equity Announces Award Winners

June 10, 2003
Equity Electrical Associates Inc., Walpole, Mass., presented awards to several of its top vendors and distributor members at the buying/marketing group's annual conference, April 10-13.
Equity Electrical Associates Inc., East Walpole, Mass., a marketing/buying group, presented the following awards at its annual conference, April 10-13, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel in Chicago. Vendor awards, which measure overall supplier performance and distributor satisfaction, were divided into five separate categories and were distributed as follows: Merchandise Award - Ideal Industries, Milwaukee Tool, NSI, RAB; Product Award - Arlington Industries, Hubbell Electrical Products, Intermatic, RAB; Administration Award - NSI, EGS Electrical, Osram/Sylvania, NSI, Sea Gull Lighting; Delivery Award - Allied Tube, Cooper Wiring Devices, Panduit, Senator Wire; Marketing Award - Arlington Industries, FCI Burndy, Ideal Industries, Intermatic. The recipient of Equity's Lifetime Achievement Award was Vincent A. Rego, chairman of the board, Encore Wire & Cable, McKinney, Texas. The Equity Sales Champion Award went to Tom Gilmore of Gulf States Electrical Sales, Baton Rouge, La. In addition, Equity presented the James Hennessy Award of Excellence to one distributor and one member for the year 2002. Arlington Industries was recognized for the "best overall distributor performance," and Sunray Electric Supply of McKeesport, Pa., was honored as "most supportive member overall."