|Back row, from left: Zach Fatigante, Dave Huebel (Eriez), Nancy Bower, Walt LeMunyon and Dave Meyer. Front row from left: Charlie Ingram (Eriez) and Joe Hareza.|
Hareza Technical Sales Inc. of McMurray, Pa., has received the 2013 Merwin Sales Award from equipment company Eriez of Erie, Pa.. The award was presented to Joe Hareza of Hareza Technical Sales by Charlie Ingram, vice president of sales and marketing for Eriez.
Eriez presents the award annually to one U.S. field sales office that demonstrated exceptional sales performance, superb customer service and support and represented Eriez in an outstanding way throughout the year.
“The tremendous efforts of the Hareza Technical Sales team resulted in another record sales year for their territory,” says Ingram. “They took on all challenges set forth and surpassed the goals in each of their assigned markets.” He adds, “Making their accomplishments even more impressive, Hareza also further developed their field sales staff in 2013.”
According to Eriez, Hareza Technical Sales faced difficult competition for the prestigious award. In 2013, 29 field sales offices, by virtue of their superior sales performance, qualified as 2013 Merwin Award finalists, the company reports.
Established in 1993, the Merwin Award is named for Eriez’s founding family. As expressed on the plaque given to all winners, the Merwin Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the ideals and mission of Eriez Magnetics using the Golden Rule as a guide, exemplified by superior sales performance, providing customers high quality service and support and striving to conduct affairs in an efficient, capable and friendly manner.
Previous Merwin Award winners are: Hi-Pro Equipment Inc., 2012; Robertson Equipment Co., 2011; Dominion-Carolina Sales, 2010; Phenix Equipment, 2009; Adams Bros., 2008; Phenix Equipment and Magnus Corp., 2007; Dynequip and Solids Technology, 2006; Morris-Coker, 2005; Chicago District Office, 2004; B&H Industrial Products, 2003; SECO, 2002; Merrifield Co., 2001; Merrifield and Dominion-Carolina Sales, 2000; Industrial Motion Technologies, 1999; Penn Quip, 1998; Jim Ware Co., 1997; Power & Process Technologies, 1996; Chicago District Office and Adams Brothers, 1995; Chicago and Philadelphia District Offices (now Penn Quip) 1994; and Boston District Office (now Armac Inc.), 1993.
Eriez specializes in industrial separation technologies. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents.