Webasto hands out customer awards


To honor those who've contributed to its success, Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America presented its 2012 Top Customer Awards at this year's Miami International Boat Show.

ITR Marine, Sure Marine, West Marine and Land N' Sea all received the top honor. Webasto also named Defender as its 2012 Retailer of the Year and honored Marysville Marine with an Outstanding FCF Sales Achievement award.

Dave Wollard, director marine division, presented the awards at Webasto's Series 40 Sunroof launch reception during the show. Gary Lee, of ITR Marine, Eric N. Hinze of Sure Marine Service Inc., Matt Hyde of West Marine and Tom Schuessler and Mike Conners of Land N' Sea were on hand to accept the awards.

"Webasto owes much of its growth and success to these well-respected companies," Wollard said in a statement. "We were glad to publicly congratulate them and show our appreciation for their outstanding work and continued growth in 2012."

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