Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), recently announced its top-performing wholesalers for outstanding sales performance in 2009. The award winners were notified in early November. Wholesalers were eligible for three different sales-award categories: Peak Performance, Summit and Signature.

“Even in the face of a difficult economy, we saw multiple wholesaler companies achieve significant sales growth, not only for Copeland® brand products, but also across all of the Emerson® product lines,” said Mark Gibson, vice president and general manager of Distribution Services. “We are proud of our customers’ steadfast commitment to selling our products, providing reliable customer service and augmenting product availability.”

To qualify for the Peak Performance Award, wholesalers had to achieve 10 percent growth in Copeland brand products in 2009. Four wholesalers received the Peak Performance Award for 2009:

• A/C Warehouse Inc.

• Johnstone Supply – South Bend, Indiana

• Polar Supply

• Johnstone Supply – Springfield, Illinois

The Summit Award is given to wholesalers achieving an average of 10 percent growth in 2009 across all Emerson product lines they represent. Those receiving the Summit Award for 2009 were:

• Ed’s Supply Company of Chattanooga

• Tropic Supply, Inc.

To meet the requirements for the Signature Award, Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers had to achieve an average of 10 percent growth in 2009 across all Emerson product lines. Two Authorized Full-Line Wholesalers received the 2009 Signature Award:

• Cleveland Hermetic & Supply

• Dennis Supply Company

For more information on Emerson Climate Technologies, or to find a distributor, contractors should visit the Emerson Climate Technologies Contractor Connection at EmersonClimateContractor.com.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE:EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Emerson’s sales in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion. The company is ranked 94th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies

Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment. For more information, visit EmersonClimate.com.