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Metro Electric Supply Awarded Two Honors from Annual Ameren Awards Program

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Metro receives the Regional Electrical Distributor Award and Trade Ally of the Year 

Metro Electric Supply, a locally-owned and family operated wholesale residential, commercial and industrial electrical distributor, received the Trade Ally of the Year Award for the second year, and the Most Outstanding Regional Electrical Distributor of the Year Award at the 2019 Ameren Missouri BizSavers Program Trade Ally Network Awards. This is the third year in a row that Metro Electric Supply has been recognized by Ameren Missouri.

“It is an honor to be recognized with these awards,” says Bill Frisella, president of Metro Lighting and Metro Electric Supply. “Our continued standard of service from our employees shows in this recognition and that dedication is evident by our loyal customers.”

Metro’s energy use reduction saw them take the Trade Ally Network Awards’ highest honor in 2019. As the Trade Ally of the Year, Metro was recognized as a top performer in the energy efficiency industry. The distinguished honor goes to the trade ally that has reached the pinnacle of performance by achieving the greatest energy savings of any trade ally company in 2018. Metro’s progressive thinking, creative solutions and integration of incentives into their business has generated impressive energy savings throughout the year.

In addition to being award the Trade Ally of the Year, Metro Electric Supply was also honored with the Regional Electrical Distributor Award. This award is presented to a trade ally that sells a variety of electrical products located in the Midwest. This trade ally completed projects with the greatest energy savings in their category during the 2018 program year.

The Ameren Missouri BizSavers Trade Ally Network Awards are held every spring to celebrate the performance of Trade Allies in the previous year. The 2019 awards, which were held on Thursday, April 18, were based on program performance between March 2018 and February 2019. 

Metro Lighting and Metro Electric Supply is a locally-owned family business. In 1967, St. Louis Electric Supply consisted of one delivery truck and a basement and a garage overflowing with circuit breakers, wire, and conduit. For more information on energy savings, Metro’s services and locations or to shop online visit: www.metrolightingcenters.com or   www.metroelectricsupply.com. 

Metro Electric Supply Receives IMARK Group 2018 AA Member of the Year Award

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Metro Electric Supply, a locally-owned and family operated wholesale commercial and industrial electrical distributor, received the AA Member of the Year Award. This national award is given to one IMARK member in one of three company size categories. Imark is one of the largest independent marketing cooperatives in the world made up of over 830 independent electrical distributors. The award winners were recognized at IMARK Group’s annual Distinguished Performance Awards banquet in Indian Hills, CA.

“We are honored and certainly proud of our team for helping us achieve this award,” remarked Bill Frisella, president of Metro Lighting and Metro Electric Supply. “To receive the Member of the Year award is a great achievement in our industry and will certainly help us set the bar for 2019.”

Distributor members were recognized for their effective implementation of IMARK marketing and training programs and their exemplary support of IMARK preferred suppliers. Winning companies were designated in three relative size categories (A, AA, AAA) with ‘A’ being relatively smaller companies and ‘AAA’ being relatively larger. Metro Electric Supply has been a long-standing recipient of awards through IMARK. They received the Member of the Year Award in 2015 and the GainShare Achievement Award in 2017 and 2016. Metro Electric Supply has been consecutively nominated for Excellence in Sales and Marketing, GainShare Achievement, and Member of the Year.

One of the largest independent marketing cooperatives in the world, IMARK Group, Inc. is an associate member of the National Association of Electrical Distributors and the National Cooperative Business Association. IMARK Group members are market leading companies serving the needs of electrical contractors, industrial and institutional MRO customers, electric utilities and other customer types throughout the country.

Metro Lighting and Metro Electric Supply is a locally-owned family business. Metro Lighting provides efficient lighting solutions to Missouri residents every day. For more information on energy savings, Metro’s services and locations or to shop online visit: www.metrolightingcenters.comor   www.metroelectricsupply.com

Metro Electric Supply Honored with Trade Ally of the Year Award and Most Outstanding Regional Electrical Distributor of the Year Award

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Metro Electric Supply, a locally-owned and family operated wholesale residential, commercial & industrial electrical distributor, received the Trade Ally of the Year Award and the Most Outstanding Regional Electrical Distributor of the Year Award at the 2018 Ameren Missouri BizSavers Program Trade Ally Network Awards.

As the Trade Ally of the Year, Metro was recognized as a top performer in the energy efficiency industry. The distinguished honor goes to the Trade Ally that has reached the pinnacle of performance by achieving the greatest energy savings of any Trade Ally company in 2017.

In addition to being award the Trade Ally of the Year, Metro Electric Supply was also honored with the Regional Electrical Distributor Award. This award is presented to a Trade Ally that sells a variety of electrical products and is located in the Midwest.

More information about the awards and Metro Electric Supply can be found in the release below. Please let me know if you would like to schedule an interview, have any questions or need additional information.

 

Metro Electric Supply Receives IMARK Distinguished Performance Award

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Metro is honored to be a recipient of the GainShare Achievement Award for 2nd Year in a row 

Metro Electric Supply, a locally-owned and family operated wholesale commercial and industrial electrical distributor, received the GainShare Achievement Award in the Member category for the second year, consecutively. The award winners were recognized at IMARK Group’s annual Distinguished Performance Awards banquet.

“I’m very proud of our employees for helping us achieve this very high status in our industry,” says Bill Frisella, president of Metro Lighting and Metro Electric Supply. “There are only four to five distributors in each category that are nominees, so it’s quite an achievement to even be a nominee.”

Metro Electric Supply was nominated in three of the four categories: Excellence in Sales and Marketing, GainShare Achievement, and Member of the Year. In addition, Metro Electric Supply received the Member of the Year Award in 2015.

It’s quite an honor to once again receive the GainShare Achievement Award,” says Bob Mirbaha, vendor relations manager for Metro Electric Supply. “In my opinion, this award is the most important because we were able to keep the momentum and build on last year’s sales.”

The GainShare Achievement Award is determined by data gathered by IMARK HQ. The criteria include:

  • Number of successful GainShare programs in 2016
  • Percentage of successful 2016 GainShare programs with supplier partners
  • Amount of GainShare rebate earned from 2016 programs
  • Amount of GainShare rebate as a percent of total rebate income

IMARK Group, Inc is a member-owned marketing group made up of more than 830 independently owned electrical distributers throughout the United States. IMARK members are market leading companies serving the needs of electrical contractors, industrial and institutional MRO customers, electric utilities and other customer types throughout the country.

About Metro Lighting & Metro Electric Supply

Metro Lighting and Metro Electric Supply is a locally-owned family business which has grown to include Metro Lighting, Missouri’s largest lighting distributor. Together, Metro Electric Supply and Metro Lighting has 14 locations that serve St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Jefferson County and Cape Girardeau.

 

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