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Rheem Celebrates its 2012 Premier Performers

Annual recognition event to honor exceptional Rheem and Ruud distributors

ATLANTA—July 26, 2013–Each year, Rheem awards the honor of Premier Performers to its highest-achieving Rheem and Ruud distributors. In order to gain recognition as a Premier Performer, distributors must meet a variety of performance criteria, including business and sales growth, superior customer service and support, Rheem partnership dedication, and more.

Rheem is pleased to honor the following distributors as 2012 Platinum Premier Performers: Design Air, MCN Distributors, Inc., Southern Pipe & Supply and United Supply Company. Design Air, MCN Distributors and Southern Pipe & Supply distribute Rheem products, while United Supply Company is a Ruud distributor.

Rheem also recognized the following as 2012 Gold Premier Performers: ABR Wholesalers, ACME Refrigeration of Baton Rouge, Century Air Conditioning Supply and Ferguson Enterprises (El Paso, Texas). Century Air Conditioning is a Ruud distributor while ABR Wholesalers, ACME Refrigeration and Ferguson Enterprises distribute Rheem products.

“Rheem is proud to honor these Premier Performers for their exceptional achievements. We value our distributors and this is one way we can celebrate those who go above and beyond as partners,” said Ken Rothgeb, vice president and general manager, sales and marketing, Rheem Air Conditioning Division. “It has been a pleasure working with these remarkable companies, and we look forward to continuing these successful partnerships in the future.”

Rheem celebrated with these industry leaders at the company’s annual Premier Performers recognition meeting, which was held at The Ritz-Carlton® Chicago in June. As part of the festivities, the Premier Performers participated in team dinners and activities, the annual Premier Council meeting and the Premier Performers Awards Reception and Banquet. The winners received custom awards and special gifts. They will also benefit from custom banners designed for each branch store location.

About Rheem (www.rheem.com)
Rheem is privately held with headquarters in Atlanta and U.S. operations in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Indiana, North Carolina and Texas. In its 88th year of operation, the company manufactures a full-line of eco-friendly, technologically advanced residential and commercial heating and cooling systems; tank, tankless, solar and hybrid heat pump water heaters; whole-home standby generators, controls, swimming pool and spa heaters; indoor air-purification products; and commercial boilers throughout North America and world markets. The company’s premium brands, including Rheem, Raypak, Ruud and Richmond have been recognized with countless industry and consumer awards for reliability, innovative design and high quality.

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