Applied Industrial Technologies Receives “Excellence in Partnership” Award from the Coalition for Government Procurement and Federal Times
Cleveland, OH (January 8, 2007) – Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) has been awarded the Most Successful Newcomer Award as part of the Excellence in Partnership (EIP) Awards program, Industry category. The award is sponsored by the Coalition for Government Procurement and Federal Times, with the federal portion supported by the General Services Administration.
The Excellence in Partnership Awards recognize the people and organizations that have made significant strides in the promotion and utilization of the GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules program. The Most Successful Newcomer Award is granted to the new contractor that has had the most significant gain in its schedule business, and has made significant contributions to the program overall.
“We are pleased to recognize Applied Industrial Technologies as the Most Successful Newcomer,” stated Larry Allen, Executive Vice President for The Coalition for Government Procurement. “Applied is a very reliable and important business partner that works hard to supply government agencies with high-quality products and excellent service.”
The award was conferred at the 7th Annual Excellence in Partnership Awards Banquet held on November 13, 2006, in Arlington, Virginia.
With more than 450 facilities and 4,600 employee-associates across North America, Applied Industrial Technologies is an industrial distributor that offers more than 2 million parts critical to the operations of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. For its fiscal year ended June 30, 2006, Applied posted sales of $1.9 billion. Applied can be visited on the Internet at www.applied.com.
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For more information, contact Julie Kho, Applied Industrial Technologies, One Applied Plaza, Cleveland, OH 44115-5020, ph. 216-426-4483, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.