Linda Appler (left), director of sales and marketing for Cliplight, gives Bill Hosner of Central States Marketing in St. Louis a Diamond Sales Agency Award. Also pictured is Paul Appler (right), director of research and development for Cliplight.

Cliplight Manufacturing Co. presented manufacturer’s representative Bill Hosner with the Diamond Sales Agency 2007-Sales Per Capita Award.

Hosner is the president of Central States Marketing in St. Louis.

The award was presented during the AHR Expo Jan. 23 in New York City.

“We’re very pleased to present this award to an agency that’s always looking to kick it up another notch,” said Linda Appler, director of sales and marketing for Cliplight Manufacturing, which makes a line of leak-detection tools, Super Seal refrigeration system sealants, and HVACR tools and accessories.

Cliplight also recognized Southland Marketing Inc. in Conyers, Ga., and President Jim Dooley as a Platinum Sales Agency. Western Component Sales of Scottsdale, Ariz., was named a Gold Sales Agency, while Reacond Associates in Euless, Texas, was named a Silver Sales Agency. The Eby Co. in Beachwood, Ohio, received the Merit Award for best comprehensive sales, and Chuck Feldman of Marketair in Edison, N.J., received the Achievement Award for outstanding representative.