SAN JOSE, CA.—Legrand, North America and its Wattstopper product line was recognized by Affiliated Distributors (AD), the largest contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group in North America. Legrand was presented with the US Supplier of the Year, Performance Over $10 Million
award during AD's annual Spirit of Independence Awards banquet held at its Electrical North American Meeting in October 2016.
The Spirit of Independence Awards program honors the commitment that AD members and supplier partners have made to independent distribution and their contribution to the industry. Specifically, the US Supplier of the Year award is given to companies that experienced high growth in sales and is recognized as a premier marketing partner providing consistent support to AD members.
"Legrand is honored to receive this award," said Jeff Jervah, Director of Distribution Sales for Wattstopper at Legrand. "We're proud to be recognized as a valued partner that is easy to do business with. We look forward to building stronger relationships and furthering our commitment with support for AD member organizations."
Accepting the award for Legrand were (left to right): Jeff Jervah,
Director of Distribution
Sales and Bob Bonacci, Vice President Sales
Wattstopper, a product line of Legrand, offers the most comprehensive line of simple, scalable and flexible energy efficient lighting controls and solutions for commercial and residential applications. The Wattstopper range of products, programs, and services have been helping customers save energy, meet green initiatives and comply with energy codes for more than 30 years.
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including in particular connectable products enhancing value in use. Legrand reported sales of $5.3 billion in 2015. Legrand has a strong presence in North America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, QMotion, Quiktron, QMotion, Raritan, Solarfective, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).