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Border States announces Supplier of the Year Awards

We are happy to announce our 2021 Supplier of the Year Awards!  

The following manufacturer partners provide exceptional service and continue to show dedication and support to Border States and our customers. 

Sales and Marketing Excellence 

These suppliers excel in joint sales and marketing strategies, customer-focused marketing programs, innovation marketing promotions, market development funding and sales tools and materials. 

  • Industrial: Milwaukee Tool 
  • Construction: Klein Tools 
  • Utility: Rajant 

Above and Beyond Service Excellence 

The Above and Beyond Service Excellence Award is given to suppliers that have exhibited unprecedented support to us and our customers. It’s structured to distinguish the supplier for providing excellent service and recognizes their dedication to the mutual relationship. 

  • Industrial: nVent Thermal 
  • Construction: Acuity 
  • Utility 
    • Hubbell Power Systems 
    • Superior Essex 
    • Performance Pipe 

Operational and Technological Excellence 

The Operational and Technological Excellence Award is presented to suppliers that provide innovative, state-of-the-art business practices and quality services. 

  • Industrial: nVent Hoffman 
  • Construction: Appleton 
  • Utility: Burndy 

Area Supplier Sales Representative of Agency Awards 

Area Supplier Sales Representative of Agency awards are given to supplier sales agencies, agents and representatives that maintain dependable partnerships that go above and beyond to support our customers and employee-owners. 

  • Midwest Area — AJB Sales 
  • Great Lakes Area — EMS Partners 
  • Kansas/Missouri Area C&I — Eaton 
  • Kansas/Missouri Area Utility — Eaton Cooper Power 
  • Big Sky Area C&I — MMR 
  • Big Sky Area Utility — Hubbell Power 
  • Northern Plains Area — AJB Sales 
  • Tennessee Area — Encore Wire 
  • Carolinas Area — OmniCable 
  • Rocky Mountain Area — Pinnacle Solutions 
  • Desert Area – New Mexico/El Paso — Eaton 
  • Desert Area – Arizona — Encore Wire