First Distributor to win the Award in Consecutive Years
TAMPA, Fla. (August 28, 2015) – For the second straight year, DOW Electronics was named the Distributor of the Year (2014-2015) at the 2015 Mobile Electronics Industry Awards. Mobile Electronics magazine determined award winners through the voting of vendors and retailers working in the 12 volt industry.
“This is an incredible honor for us. We worked to continue our growth while maintaining the high level of customer service that DOW’s retailers have come to expect,” stated Dave Elkin, vice president of sales, east at DOW Electronics. “With our acquisition in March, we’ve added to our outstanding sales team and are excited to bring our award winning philosophy to our expanded territory.”
Added Mike Barcia, 12volt strategic sales manager, east with DOW Electronics, “We were proud to have won the award last year, and strived to build upon that level of excellence this year. Our 12volt team has worked hard all year to provide expert product knowledge and customer support. It’s great to see that effort rewarded for a second consecutive year.”
Two vendors distributed by DOW also received honors at this year’s awards. Joining DOW as a back-to-back winner was Firstech LLC as the Top Vendor for Security, Convenience and Safety. Metra Electronics won the Top Vendor for Accessories and Materials. “To win an award like Distributor of the Year, you need strong partnerships with quality vendors,” stated Mickey Ural, vice president of sales, west. “It’s great to see our partners being recognized for their quality products. We work with the best names in the industry and they support our efforts to engage retailers and promote the industry. Our knowledgeable sales team is already working with vendors to build upon the foundation of success we’ve had over the last two years!”
DOW Electronics offers retailers access to over 50 premium 12volt brands, plus over 80 additional consumer electronic and installation brands.
To learn more about DOW Electronics, please visit www.DOWElectronics.com or call 1.800.627.2900.
About DOW Electronics:
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., DOW Electronics is one of the largest independently owned and operated electronics distributors servicing independent retailers in the Southern United States for over 55 years. With seven locations serving Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands, DOW Electronics focuses on providing consumer electronics that enhance the customer experience.
DOW Electronics seven areas of business include:
• Appliances • Car and Marine Audio/Video
• Consumer Electronics • Satellite Television
• Satellite Broadband • Surveillance