Country Clipper announces repeat winner of Distributor of the Year award

Country Clipper presents Conniff Sales with its Distributor of the Year award for the second consecutive year. Pictured from left to right are as follows: Mike Straszheim, vice president/general manager, Conniff Sales; Tom Eberle, territory sales manager, Conniff Sales; Blaine Fields, national sales manager, Country Clipper; Jeff Conniff, owner, Conniff Sales; Carl Shivvers, president, Country Clipper; and Conniff Sales territory sales managers Mark Fraser, Silas Miller and Rob Sanders.

Country Clipper, high-performance zero-turn mower manufacturer, recognized Conniff Sales, Inc. as its 2017 Distributor of the Year during the company’s annual distributor conference at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo.

Based in Richmond, Ind., Conniff Sales serves dealers in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The company received the award for the second consecutive year for its exceptional sales growth, new dealer development, dealer service and excellence in delivering on customer needs.

“We are excited to recognize and honor Conniff Sales, who excels at meeting the needs of our customers,” said Blaine Fields, national sales manager at Country Clipper. “It is an exciting time at Country Clipper, and we are focused on working with our partners to provide a unique zero-turn mower experience in the marketplace.”

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 and PECO.

Headquartered in Corydon, Iowa, Country Clipper manufactures a complete line of mid-mount zero-turn mowers and accessories for lawn care professionals, 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, and pivoting front axle for a smooth ride.