FARGO, N.D.— Affiliated Distributors (AD) recognized Border States Electric (BSE) with its Spirit of Independence Award for Affiliate of the Year, Performance. This award recognizes sales growth with AD vendors, implementation of vending and overall performance in the industrial supply division at the annual Industrial Supply Division North American Meeting.
Stephanie Leister, Marketing Coordinator for AD, said, “Congratulations for your outstanding achievement…to be recognized as a top performer in our esteemed group of industry-leading affiliates and suppliers is a truly remarkable accomplishment and one that is well deserved.”
On hand to accept the award on behalf of all BSE employee-owners were Keith Holland, Vice President Supply Chain Services; Todd Kadry, Business Intelligence Manager; and Gary Loberg, Market Specialist–MRO. Keith Holland said, “Our 1,600 employees are working very hard to stay ahead of the competition and to do the right things—to support our communities and support our suppliers.” Watch Keith’s remarks.
BSE supplies products and services to construction, industrial and utility customers. The 100 percent employee-owned company is the ninth largest electrical distributor in the U.S. as ranked by Electrical Wholesaling magazine. Border States has more than 1,600 employees and 63 branches in 14 states. Corporate headquarters are located in Fargo, N.D.Tagged with tED