FDL’s McFarland, Sibert Earn Certified Electrical Professional Designation

FDL’s McFarland, Sibert Earn Certified Electrical Professional Designation

SIDNEY, Ohio – FDL Automation & Supply Company,
an electrical distributor serving west central Ohio, has announced that
FDL inside sales representatives Eric McFarland and Rob Sibert have
earned the Certified Electrical Professional – Inside Sales (CEP-IS)
credential. They join a growing group of sales professionals who have
demonstrated they are dedicated to higher standards of practice in the
electrical distribution industry.

FDL Automation & Supply inside sales representatives Eric
McFarland, left, and Rob Sibert, recently earned the Certified
Electrical Professional –
Inside Sales™ designation.

CEP is a certification program for distributors, manufacturers and
others in the electrical distribution channel. CEP certification
identifies that the holder has demonstrated expertise and
professionalism in areas such as product knowledge, customer service,
sales skills, and communication skills, giving them added credibility in
the electrical industry.

“Having Eric and Rob earn the CEP-IS™ credential is outstanding,”
said Rob Zielsdorf, FDL vice-president of sales. “Their dedication and
knowledge of our industry will continue to propel both them, and FDL
Automation & Supply further ahead of the competition.”

With McFarland and Sibert’s certification, FDL Automation &
Supply now boasts a 100% CEP-IS™ certified inside sales team, which also
includes inside sales lead, Gary Baldwin, and Jim Dale. Specialist
Allen York and outside sales representative Brian Willhite are also CEP

CEP applicants must meet certain educational and work experience
requirements prior to taking the exam. The mission of CEP Certification
is to enhance the performance of individuals working in the electrical
distribution industry by setting standards for the performance of
industry job roles and assessing individuals against these standards.
For more information about the certification program, visit

FDL Automation & Supply is a locally owned electrical distributor serving west central Ohio, selling
electrical equipment to the contractor, original equipment
manufacturer, and the industrial market. Since 1981, customers have
received a remarkable level of individualized service from FDL’s
experienced and trained staff. FDL carries an impressive line of
electrical and automation suppliers. In addition, FDL offers 24-hour
emergency service, technical support, delivery, e-commerce, asset
management, and training services. FDL is a member of Affiliated
Distributors and the National Association of Electrical Distributors.
Visit for additional information.   

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