Dometic Announces Award Winners at METS 2014
The winners of the 2014 Dometic International Marine Excellence (DIME) Awards for distributors and dealers were announced by HVAC and sanitation specialist Dometic Marine at this year’s METS.
Given annually in recognition and appreciation of sales performance and customer service, the awards were presented at a special ceremony which was opened by Julien Lefeuvre, Head of Marine OEM - EMEA, Dometic. The awards are based on sales of the company’s premium brands, which include Condaria, Cruisair®, Marine Air, SeaLand®, and WAECO as well as the company’s own Dometic brand.
The Order of the Year award for the largest order placed in 2014 was presented to Serguei Klimenko from Standarte, Dometic Marine’s well-established Russian distributor of its Marine Air and Cruisair products.
Three companies collected the highest accolade of a Sales Platinum award: Seabreeze Industries (Australia), Heinen & Hopman Engineering BV (Holland) and Acastimar (Spain).
There are four categories in the 2014 Awards - Sales Platinum, Sales Gold, Sales Silver and a Service Award. This year a total of 3 Sales Platinum, 16 Sales Gold and 17 Silver Sales Awards were presented and 11 companies were recognized with a Service Award.
On announcing the award winners, Julien Lefeuvre said: “I am delighted to honor these outstanding companies who have all excelled this year and overcome the challenges presented by a slowly-improving economic picture which has affected the global boating industry. They have shown commitment and dedication to supplying problem-solving products, backed by high quality customer service.
“I would like to thank and congratulate all our 2014 DIME Award winners and wish them the best for continued success in 2015.”
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