Advanced Refrigeration Products, Armacell LLC, Heatcraft Refrigeration Products, Heating and Cooling Products and Nu-Calgon Wholesaler Inc. were winners of the PEAQ Award from Gustave A. Larson Co.

Winners of the Partners in Excellence and Quality Award are chosen through an evaluation of data collected throughout the year considering various measurements of the quality of partnering in business. For the award, the company considers product quality, profitability, marketing, sales support, electronic commerce capabilities, on-time deliveries, basic credit terms, policies and procedures.

The Larson Co. also recently honored the top supplier sales persons for 2011 in each of Larson’s five regions. The outstanding salesperson for the Great Lakes region was Andy Senti representing Tem Tek LLC.  Ron Rizzo, representing DuPont Fluoroproducts, was the winner in the north-central region. The winner in the mountain region was Katrina Shaffer representing Vista Sales Associates. Dennis Edwards, representing the company Heating and Cooling, was the winner in the east-central region. Dan Thompson, representing Lennox Hearth Products, was the winner in the Great Plains region. The criteria used to evaluate the sales personnel include quality of sales call, product knowledge, communication skills and accountability. 

“Our PEAQ program continues to strengthen our partnerships with our suppliers helping us to provide better service to our customers,” said Herb Daugherty, director of inventory management and administrator of Larson’s PEAQ program.