CLEVELAND, February 24, 2021 — Oatey Co., a leading manufacturer in the plumbing industry since 1916, recently presented awards to its top performing manufacturer representative agencies of 2020, E.A. Langenfeld, Jones Sales & Marketing Group and RKR, recognizing their exceptional partnerships, accomplishments and contributions throughout the business.
Each year, the company awards high achieving sales partners to highlight individual successes and show appreciation for their outstanding support of Oatey’s Retail and Wholesale Business Units. In 2020, E.A. Langenfeld and Jones Sales & Marketing Group both received the “Retail Representative of the Year” Award.
Jones Sales and Marketing Group has represented Keeney, a part of the Oatey family of brands, for the last 10 years. The agency remains an agile partner who consistently finds strategic ways to evolve with the brand and its products. In addition to driving sales, representatives exceeded expectations throughout the pandemic, going above and beyond to equip customers nationwide with the necessary resources to help navigate the difficult retail landscape.
“Our manufacturer representatives are instrumental in helping us grow and maintain strong relationships with our customers,” says Michelle Newland, President of Oatey’s Retail/International Business Unit. “We couldn’t be more impressed with their hard work, expertise and dedication. Amid a year full of tremendous challenges, we’re very grateful to these talented teams for their resilience and unwavering commitment to supporting Oatey and our customers.”
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