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F.W. Webb adds name marquee at NASCAR Nationwide race Massachusetts-based F.W. Webb continues to be a fixture at NASCAR races at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Northeast's largest plumbing, heating, cooling and industrial supplies wholesaler had previously been a sponsor for NASCAR's Whelen Modified Tour and the Camping World Truck Series, but on July 14 F.W. Webb was the official title sponsor of the NASCAR Nationwide Series - the F.W. Webb 200. F.W. Webb has enjoyed a partnership with NHMS dating back to 2009.In addition to sponsoring races and showcasing its Frank Webb's Bath House - a mammoth on-site bathhouse for race fans - it's also been the supplier for multimillion-dollar renovations throughout the speedway. "Through their great products and support, they are literally helping build a better New Hampshire Motor Speedway for our guests," said Jerry Gappens, executive vice president and general manager of NHMS. "This is a great example of a true business-to-business partnership." F.W. Webb President Jeff Pope sees great things coming out of the partnership with NHMS and from NASCAR fans. "Our sponsorship offers many great ways for us to interact with our diverse customer base," Pope says. "They love going to the races and we love seeing them there." Murray Supply Co. Hosts recognition dinner Winston-Salem, N.C.-based wholesaler Murray Supply Co. Held a company-wide recognition dinner in March at the Marriott hotel in Winston-Salem. Company CEO Charlie Murray gave a speech and recognized many company associates for their hard work and determination throughout the years. Five-year service awards were presented to: Andrew Anglin, Anthony Aldridge, Charlie Szymborski, Dan Wilkinson, Patrick Oran and Stephen Thompson. Ten-year service awards were given to: Dennis Hefner, Matt Alspaugh and Mark Minton. Bill Moellendick was honored for 20 years of service and Carolyn Schwartz and Courtney Rogers were bestowed with 25-year service awards. Other awards given to Murray Supply Co. Were: • Largest Percentage Increase in Gross Profit Dollars (First Level) - Dan Wilkinson • Top Gross Profit Producer (First Level) - Dan Wilkinson • Largest Percentage Increase in Gross Profit Dollars (Second Level) - Zack Taylor • Top Gross Profit Producer (Second Level) - Zack Taylor • Sales Leadership Award - Alan Honeycutt • Branch of the Year - Winston-Salem. N.C. PEOPLE ON THE MOVE The Board of Directors of Morrison Supply Co. Elected Manuel "Manny" J. Perez de la Mesa as a director of the company. Perez de la Mesa is president and CEO of Pool Corp., the world's largest wholesale distributor of swimming pool and related backyard products.Georgia-based Dealers Supply Co. Appointed Joseph Buehl, Ryan Sheckter and Stephen Smith to its board of directors. Wolseley Canada promoted Gilles Petrin to vice president of sales and business development; Paul Kennedy to vice president of plumbing; Akbar Makalai to vice president of HVAC/R; and Glen Henderson to vice president of Wolseley's new EPG/Waterworks business group. Affiliated Distributors tabbed Tom Blue as its Industrial Supply Division's vice president of marketing and affiliate relations. Blue comes to AD from Milwaukee Electric Tool where he worked for more than 25 years. Bradford White announced the promotion of R. Bruce Carnevale to executive vice president - sales and marketing. He also has been appointed to the company's board of directors. Bradford White also promoted James C. McGoldrick Jr. To vice president of sales; Paul J. McDonald to general manager for Bradford White Canada; and Daniel J. Milroy to Canadian sales manager for Bradford White water heaters in Canada. Tigre USA promoted Jason Marzahl and hired Mara Brink to the company's sales and service teams. FOR THE RECORD > NEW LINES... Metropac now has a complete line of Emerson Flow Controls with same-day shipping available. > NEW LOCATIONS... In April, Famous Supply opened its 25th branch location with a 30,000-sq.-ft. in Bedford Heights, Ohio. The location offers a fullystocked self-service counter and a faster express will call area. > REP NEWS Kansas City, Mo.-based master distributor Midland Metal has partnered with the 4M's Co. To represent it in the New England states. OBITUARY RKR Corp. owner Greg Dangleis died in June at the age of 70 in Englewood, Colo. Dangleis purchased RKR, a manufacturers rep firm in Denver, in 1959 from founder Wells Rutherford.
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