Wright announces Distributor of the Year


From left, Hal White, Wright VP of sales & marketing, presents his company’s 2010 Distributor of the Year plaque to EDM VP Joe McLean and Mike Flynn, VP of sales, EDM.Wright Manufacturing announced August 25 that the winner of its 2011 Distributor of the Year award is EDM Distributors. This is the second year in a row that EDM has received the honor.

Based in Suffield, Conn., EDM distributes Wright’s commercial mowers, Velke sulkies and Grass Gobbler heavy-duty grass catchers in New England. EDM received the award for leading Wright’s nationwide network of distributors in percentage of increased sales, new dealer development, and overall parts and service satisfaction rating.

“We are delighted to have won the Wright Manufacturing Distributor of the Year award for the second year in a row,” said Joe McLean, vice president, EDM. “Wright Manufacturing is an excellent partner, and this honor is very much appreciated. This award is a reflection of the dedication and superb efforts of our entire staff, as well as all of our Wright dealers.”

Hal White, Wright vice president of sales & marketing, said EDM’s commitment to excellence is what makes the company such a great partner and one of Wright Manufacturing’s premier distributors.

EDM began distributing Wright’s Velke sulkies and Grass Gobbler grass catchers in the fall of 1992, and is currently one of the largest distributors of Wright’s accessory line. The company took on the lawnmower line in the fall of 1999.

Located in Frederick, Md., Wright invented the highly maneuverable, efficient, stand-on commercial mower. The company currently manufactures a complete line of stand-on, walk-behind and zero-turn mowers, which are all distributed by EDM.


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