Robert A. Rimel, chairman of the board of All State Mechanical, Inc., Grandview, MO, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA). Rimel was recognized for displaying extraordinary dedication and service to the progress, development, and expansion of MCAA, and the contracting industry in general. He was also lauded for founding the Plumbing Contractors of America, and serving as that association's first president.