N. B. Handy held its second Vendor Performance Recognition Event May 8 in Lynchburg, Va., site of its corporate office. This was the second time that Handy has honored its "Preferred Vendors" for outstanding performance. The purpose of the evaluation was to compare the performance of suppliers to N.B. Handy's business requirements, recognize shortcomings, and reward excellence. Vendors were evaluated in four general categories: delivery, service, pricing, and quality.

The recipients were judged to be the top performers from NBH's list of volume vendors. The winners were: Royal Metal Products, Inc., ATCO Rubber Products Inc., Carlisle SynTec Inc., Cerro Copper Products, Ideal Tape Co., Johns Manville Corp., Ductmate Industries Inc., and Owens Corning Fiberglass Corp.

Four Special Awards were also acknowledged: Vendor of the Year - Royal Metals; Most Improved Vendor - Cerro Copper Products; Innovation Award - Carlisle SynTec Inc.; Sales Representation Award - Dan Grady, Ductmate Industries

N.B. Handy Company supplies commercial roofing and waterproofing, hvac materials for residential, commercial, and industrial use and precision metal fabricating machinery, including on-site repair and service. The company has 12 full service facilities from Maryland to Georgia.