Equity Electrical Associates, Inc., East Walpole, Mass., presented various awards at their annual conference, which took place Apr. 10-13 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel in Chicago.

Vendor awards, which measure overall supplier performance and distributor satisfaction, were divided into five categories and given as follows:

  • Merchandise Award – Ideal Industries, Milwaukee Tool, NSI, RAB

  • Product Award – Arlington Industries, Hubbell Electrical Products, Intermatic, RAB

  • Administration Award – NSI, EGS Electrical, Osram/Sylvania, NSI, Sea Gull Lighting

  • Delivery Award – Allied Tube, Cooper Wiring Devices, Panduit, Senator Wire

  • Marketing Award – Arlington Industries, FCI Burndy, Ideal Industries, Intermatic

The recipient of Equity’s Lifetime Achievement Award was Vincent A. Rego, Chairman of the Board, Encore Wire & Cable, McKinney, Texas. The Equity Sales Champion Award went to Tom Gilmore of Gulf States Electrical Sales, Baton Rough, La.