Winsupply names Rain Bird vendor of the year in turf irrigation

Winsupply, a leading supplier of residential and commercial construction and industrial supplies and equipment, selected Rain Bird as its 2015 Turf Irrigation Vendor of the Year. The award was presented at Winsupply’s Annual Meetings and Vendor Showcase Awards Dinner at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. Attendees also celebrated Winsupply’s 60th Anniversary.

Rain Bird supplies landscape sprinkler and irrigation products to local companies that are part of the Winsupply Family of Companies.

“Rain Bird’s excellent selection of water sprinkler and irrigation product categories to meet our customers’ needs, coupled with our mutual interest to advance product sales, has meant another year of continued sales growth,” said Roland Gordon, Winsupply president. “Rain Bird stands out among our many excellent vendors.”

Eddie Gibbs, vice president, vendor relations, presented the awards at a dinner attended by 1,300 Winsupply people and vendor representatives. The dinner also honored Winsupply local companies for their 2015 achievements in addition to individuals receiving special recognition.

Other vendor of the year awards were presented in the plumbing, heating ventilation and air conditioning, industrial PVC, hydronic, electrical, water works, tools and pumps categories.

Approximately 180 vendors supplying products to the Winsupply Family of Companies participated in the vendor showcase March 15. Vendors displayed products and talked with representatives from Winsupply locations at the showcase and in scheduled one-on-one meetings.