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Rep News: Bridgeport, EPCO name top-performing agencies

Feb. 28, 2014
Also, the National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA), Portsmouth, N.H., has appointed three officers to its board of directors and four executive committee members to the NEMRA Manufacturers Group (NMG).

The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA), Portsmouth, N.H., has appointed three officers to its board of directors and four executive committee members to the NEMRA Manufacturers Group (NMG).

Appointments to NEMRA’s board of directors include: John Hoelz, J.F. Nolan Associates in New Berlin, Wis.; John Hoffman, Legrand North America in West Hartford, Conn.; and, Mick Upchurch, Allied Group Sales in Phoenix, Ariz.

Appointments to the NMG Executive Committee include: Kim Erwin, Pentair Thermal Management; Goran Haag, Champion Fiberglass; Debra Huttenburg, Mersen; and, Dennis Linden, Electriflex.

Bridgeport Fittings, Stratford, Conn., announced its Sales Representative, Customer Service, Creating Contractor Demand and Salesperson of The Year Award winners at the recent NEMRA Conference. Among the criteria for the various awards were quota performance and profitability, product knowledge and customer relations, marketing initiatives, perseverance, and demonstrated service to distribution.

The award winners for 2013 were: Representative of the Year: Platinum Market - Electric Sales Unlimited; Bell & McCoy; Gold Market - Agencies Pacific; Customer Service Representative of the Year: Rose Luedde, Ajax Electrical Sales; Salesperson of the Year Award: East - Brian Burnham, Bell & McCoy; West - Gene Moore, Electric Sales Unlimited; Creating Contractor Demand (CCD) of the Year Awards: East - Jimmy Pierce, Electra Sales Inc.; and West - Mark Delaney, Mountain States Agency.

Engineered Products Company (EPCO), Minneapolis, announced that five of its sales agencies earned its Sales Leader awards for 2013 sales performance. EPCO President Jack Schuster and National Sales Manager Mark Lindstrom presented the awards at NEMRA. The following sales agency winners excelled in criteria such as sales growth, sales-to-budget, gross margin percent improvement, adding new customers, and participation in EPCO product promotions: Southeastern Electrical Rep Group (Principal Roy Koch), Covington, La.; Premier-Spectrum Sales (Principal Dave Herlein), Jackson, Mich.; Perry and Associates (Principal Don Perry), Omaha, Neb.; Lakeshore Electrical Sales (Principal John Walter), Mequoan, Wis.; and Lee-Noonan Co. (Principals Bob Hoffman and Jay Johnson), Minneapolis.