Rayovac Announces First Industrial Distributor Award Recipient
RAYOVAC ANNOUNCES FIRST INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTOR AWARD RECIPIENT
New Award Program Shines Spotlight on Distributors’ Accomplishments
Madison, WIS., October 1, 2010 -- In recognition of the important role distributors play in the industrial marketplace, Rayovac has named ORS Nasco the first-ever recipient of the Rayovac Industrial Distributor Award. The achievement award recognizes ORS Nasco’s exemplary performance in sales and distribution of Rayovac batteries and lights for the quarter ending September 30, 2010.
This new quarterly award enables Rayovac to honor distributors for a variety of achievements including sales volume, joint marketing efforts and outstanding performance.
As the inaugural winner of the Rayovac Industrial Distributor Award, ORS Nasco has demonstrated an impressive 35% first-quarter growth across the full line of Rayovac products they carry including various lighting devices and batteries. ORS Nasco’s strategic decision to spotlight the light category has resulted in a notable 46% increase in light sales over last year.
A strategic partnership with Linedrive has enabled ORS Nasco to significantly increase Rayovac catalog offerings. ORS Nasco added more than 20 SKUs including the Rayovac RoughNeck lights product line as well as several products in the coin cell category. Creative and effective joint marketing initiatives have included the development of quarterly tabloids targeting industrial professionals.
"Distributors play a critical role within the industrial battery industry. This award pays tribute to the outstanding work our distributors put forth to support our business and underscores Rayovac’s unwavering commitment to maintaining strong relationships with all of our distributors,” said Kim Olson, Director, Industrial, Government and OEM. “Rayovac is proud to recognize ORS Nasco for their success as well as their dedication to our brand.”
Rayovac is a trusted brand of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., a top manufacturer of consumer batteries in the United States and Latin America. Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. is a global consumer products company and a leading supplier of batteries, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn & garden and home pest control products, personal insect repellents and portable lighting. Helping to meet the needs of consumers worldwide, included in its portfolio of widely trusted brands are Rayovac®, Remington®, Varta®, George Forman®, Black&Decker Home®, Toastmaster®, Tetra®, Marineland®, Nature’s Miracle®, Dingo®, 8-in-1®, Littermaid®, Spectracide®, Cutter®, Repel®, and HotShot®. Spectrum Brands’ products are sold by the world’s top 25 retailers and are available in more than one millions stores in more than 120 countries around the world. Spectrum Brands’ businesses generate annual revenue from continuing operations in excess of $3 billion.