Winsupply Inc., one of the nation’s largest wholesalers, has named its Vendors of the Year in their respective product categories.
The Winsupply Preferred Vendors that won in each category were chosen based on several criteria, the most important of which was being a leader in growing the segment’s business over the past year. They were also judged on selling to a breadth of locations that buy the vendor’s product, providing strong support at the local level, and consistent volume and growth.
The winners of 2019 Vendor of the Year are:
- Tools: Milwaukee Electric Tools
- Turf Irrigation: Rain Bird Corporation
- Fire/Industrial: Victaulic Company
- Pumps: Liberty Pump Company
- Electrical: Encore Wire
- HVAC: Johnson Controls Unitary Products Group
- Waterworks: Infiltrator Systems Inc.
- Plumbing Showrooms: American Standard
- Plumbing – Rough- In: Charlotte Pipe & Foundry
- Plumbing – Finished Goods: A.O. Smith Company
- National Account Manager of the Year: Jerry Lapour – Elkay
“Winsupply awards the Vendor of the Year from an already exceptional group of preferred suppliers based on the votes of our 600 local companies,” said John McKenzie, president of Winsupply Inc. “The winners of Vendor of the Year have gone beyond our expectations in the way they partner with our locations and Winsupply Sourcing Services to grow sales at each location and provide our customers with outstanding products and service.”