Makdad Supply Co. was awarded the 2012 Signature Award by Emerson Climate Technologies.

Emerson officials said that only five wholesales in the country achieved this award.

To qualify, Makdad increased its sales by a minimum of 10 percent over 2011 figures. This isn’t the first time Makdad has received this award. In 2008, the distributor received the Signature Award and again in 2010, as well as Emerson’s Peak Performance Award.

Makdad operates five locations in central Pennsylvania and is a member of the Blue Hawk Cooperative, which has more than 240 firms in over 1,100 locations in all 50 states. Makdad will celebrate 65 years of service this year.