SOURCE: Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics

January 31, 2011 08:00 ET

Allied Electronics Named Top Distributor by Honeywell

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - January 31, 2011) - Allied Electronics received top honors at Honeywell Sensing and Control's 2011 America's Sales Kickoff meeting, held Jan. 16-18 in Orlando, Fla. Honeywell honored Allied with the Gold Distributor Award, the company's highest achievement award, for surpassing all other distributor channels in performance, sales growth and teamwork during 2010.

"We are very happy to be recognized by Honeywell for such a prestigious award," says Scott McLendon, Allied Vice President of Product Management and Marketing. "Our relationship with Honeywell has enabled us to work closely together to deliver value to our customers. Our results and this recognition confirm that we are doing the right things, and we look forward to continued success with this world-class supplier."

Honeywell gave several awards during the meeting, with Allied being the only distributor recognized with the prestigious Gold Distributor Award.

"With Allied Electronics, Honeywell has seen both a significant increase in sales as well as in new customer count in 2010 that exceeded our expectations," says Sean Conley, Honeywell's Director of Global Distribution Sales and Strategy. "Allied plays a critical role in Honeywell's distribution strategy, with its focus on new product introductions and key focus products to serve our mutual customers."

"To be the top distributor for Honeywell, it takes the whole team pulling together," says Allied President Lee Davidson. "We had a tremendous year, and this is one of my proudest moments."

The event was attended by representatives from all Honeywell distributors and Honeywell employees. Allied was represented by President Lee Davidson, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing Scott McLendon, Vice President of Sales Mark Simon, Product Marketing Manager John Overholt and Product Director Frank Cantwell.

About Allied Electronics
Allied Electronics is a small order, high service level distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products with over 50 sales offices across the United States and in Canada. With more than 2 million parts online and more than 115,000 products featured in the Allied Catalog, engineers and purchasers often look to Allied for prototyping due to its broad range of product solutions from over 300 world-class suppliers. www.alliedelec.com

About Honeywell Sensing and Control
Honeywell International is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. www.honeywellnow.com

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