Country Clipper honors top two distributors

Country Clipper, a division of Shivvers Manufacturing in Corydon, Iowa, awarded two valued distributors at its recent conference at the Marriott Hotel in West Des Moines, Iowa. Boettcher Supply and Conniff Sales Inc. were named Country Clipper’s 2014 Co-Distributors of the Year.

Headquartered in Beloit, Kan., Boettcher Supply serves dealers in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri. Conniff Sales, which is located in Richmond, Ind., serves dealers in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Boettcher Supply and Conniff Sales received the recognition for their exceptional sales growth, new dealer development, dealer service and training, and excellence in distribution.

CO-WINNERS: Country Clipper named Boettcher Supply and Conniff Sales as its co-Distributors of the Year. Pictured from left to right are as follows: Blaine Fields, Country Clipper national sales manager; Darrell Viergever, Boettcher Supply; Galen Pahls, Boettcher Supply; Jay Eck, Boettcher Supply; Jeff Conniff, Conniff Sales; Cheri Conniff; Conniff Sales; Carl Shivvers, Country Clipper president; and Ian Gilworth, Country Clipper territory manager.“Congratulations to two organizations who have operated independently and competed collectively,” said Blaine Fields, national sales manager for Country Clipper. “As we continue to reinvest in our zero-turn mower product line, we anticipate continued success with all of our valued channel partners in 2015.”

Boettcher Supply was started in 1937 as an electrical equipment repair shop for local farmers. In the early ‘90s, Boettcher Supply expanded into telecommunication systems due to a decline in its traditional markets. In 1962, the company expanded into the outdoor power equipment industry. Boettcher Supply currently distributes products in the electrical, plumbing, telecom, outdoor power equipment and small-engine industries.

In 1970, Conniff’s Power Equipment was born, with the owner being the only employee. By 1978, Conniff’s Power Equipment grew to become a distributor, Conniff Sales, Inc. The company currently represents the following lines: Country Clipper ZTR, Earthquake, PECO, Power Dog, and Turf Teq.

Country Clipper manufactures a complete line of mid-mount zero-turn mowers and accessories for lawn care professionals, as well as residential and estate homeowners. The company offers a full line of zero-turn mowers with features such as the patented stand-up deck for easy maintenance, point-and-go joystick steering for easy maneuverability, pivoting front axles and decks for exceptional curb-handling ability and a smooth, easy ride, plus a whole host of other features.


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