Armacell, DuPont Fluoroproducts, Heatcraft Refrigeration Products, Nu-Calgon Wholesaler and Research Products are top Gustave A. Larson suppliers.

PEWAUKEE, Wis. - Wholesaler Gustave A. Larson Co. recently honored the winners of its 15th annual supplier evaluation, which included Armacell, DuPont Fluoroproducts, Heatcraft Refrigeration Products, Nu-Calgon Wholesaler and Research Products Corp.

Each company was presented with a Partners in Excellence and Quality Award May 26. To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the award, Gustave A. Larson officials invited all past winners to join in the celebration.

Award winners are chosen through an evaluation of product quality, profitability, marketing, sales support, electronic commerce capabilities, on-time deliveries, basic credit terms, policies and procedures.

Larson held a second awards dinner July 1 honoring the top supplier sales people for 2003. Keith Rinderknecht, representing RAC sales, was chosen as the supplier salesperson of the year. DuPont representative Ron Rizzo received the second-place award. Third place was presented to Dave Lindahl of Heatcraft Refrigeration Products.

Also honored was Brad Pomeroy of Danco Sales, Sherry Zampack of Honeywell, Jeff Petersen and Rick Pope of Nu-Calgon, Jim Kramer of Research Products, Jerry Wallock of Sporlan Valve and John Saufferer of Saufferer & Associates.