Pentair´s Water Ace Pump Division Named Lowe´s “Vendor of the Year”
ST. PAUL, Minn., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR) announced today that Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), a 775-store home center chain, recently named F.E. Myers' Water Ace retail division "Vendor of the Year" for Lowe's rough plumbing and electrical division. F.E. Myers is a unit of the Pentair Pump Group.
Lowe's "Vendor of the Year" qualifications include: line item fill rates
of 99 percent or higher; high value and high quality products; responsible
environmental stewardship; innovative and instructive merchandising; and
extraordinary service. Lowe's has more than 4,000 vendors, of which only
11 were named "Vendor of the Year" for 2001.
Water Ace products include a full array of residential pumps, tanks and
accessories. Water Ace was also named Lowe's "Vendor of the Year" in 1994.
F.E. Myers ( http://www.femyers.com ) and the retail division Water Ace
( http://www.waterace.com ) are located in Ashland, Ohio, with additional
distribution in Canada, Florida and California. Founded in 1870, F.E. Myers
is a manufacturer of water systems, centrifugal, reciprocating, and wastewater
products that serve residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal
worldwide markets. F.E. Myers, an ISO 9001 registered quality system, is a
part of the Pentair Pump Group of Pentair, Inc.
Pentair ( http://www.pentair.com ) is a St. Paul-based manufacturer whose
core businesses compete in Tools, Water Technologies, and Enclosures markets.
The company employs 11,500 people in more than 50 locations around the world.
For more information, please contact Mark Cain of Pentair, Inc.,
Source: Pentair plc.