SIDNEY, Ohio - Copeland Corp. honored its top-performing wholesalers at the company's recent PrimeSource National Wholesaler Conference in Phoenix.

"It is very rewarding for us to recognize our wholesalers each year, particularly when they achieve exceptional results," said Mark Gibson, vice president and general manager of Copeland's Distribution Services Division.

Twelve wholesalers earned the Peak Performance Award in 2003: Abco Refrigeration Supply, American Refrigeration, Baker Distributing, C.C. Dickson Co., Dennis Supply Co., Duncan Supply Co., Gustave A. Larson Co., Johnstone Supply - Atlanta, Refrigeration & Electric Supply, Refrigeration Supplies Distributor - Total Control, SWH Supply and United Refrigeration.

The SystemPro Award is given to wholesalers that sell the highest volume of Copeland hermetic refrigeration condensing units per branch. This year's winners included: Abco Refrigeration Supply, Illco Inc., and Refrigeration Supplies Distributor -Total Control.

Three wholesalers were given the Certified Parts Award for outstanding sales excellence: Abco Refrigeration Supply, Baker Distributing, and Barsco.