Chief Recognizes Leading Distributors

Top sales leaders from extensive North American network honored

Nov 23, 2015, 10:07 ET from Chief

MADISON, Ind., Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Chief distributors from across North America were recognized for their sales performance at the company's annual distributor meeting Nov. 2 in Las Vegas. Chief presented awards to its 2014 overall sales leaders, and also recognized distributors in several other categories.

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"Our extensive distribution network plays a significant role in Chief's success," says Bob Holland, director of collision sales in North and South America for Chief parent company Vehicle Service Group (VSG). "Chief distributors are trained on the latest collision repair advancements, so they can provide unmatched support and service. For most customers, the local Chief distributor serves as a one-stop resource for pulling, joining and measuring equipment, and we are happy to recognize those who excel in all three fields."

The awards presented Nov. 2 included: 

2014 Sales Leader

  1. Crashmax (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and Virginia region)
  2. Advanced Equipment (Alabama, Georgia, Northern Florida region)
  3. Collision Tools Inc. (New England region)

Highest Percentage Sales Growth from 2013 to 2014

  1. Collision Tools Inc. (New England region)
  2. Kachina Automotive Equipment (Arizona region)
  3. D&A Inc. (Utah, Idaho and Montana region)

2014 Measuring Hotshot
Midwest Spraybooth (Ohio, Kentucky, parts of West Virginia region)

2014 Spot Welding Leader
Midwest Spraybooth (Ohio, Kentucky, parts of West Virginia region)

2014 Pulling Leader
Crashmax (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and Virginia region)

Exciting Newbie
Alu Autotech (Quebec and Ontario region)

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About Chief

Chief, a Vehicle Service Group (VSG) brand, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-quality collision repair products and services. The Chief product line includes frame-pulling equipment, vehicle-anchoring systems, measuring systems, vehicle frame specifications and fusion equipment including welders, rivet guns and fume extractors. Chief is also a leading provider of comprehensive training on structural analysis, measuring, collision dynamics, aluminum repair, and design based repair.

VSG comprises nine global collision repair and vehicle lifting brands: Chief, Elektron, Rotary Lift®, Forward® Lift, Direct-Lift®, Hanmecson®, Revolution® Lift, Blitz® and nogra®. VSG also has exclusive North American marketing rights to the Chassis Liner and Globaljig® brands. With its North and South American headquarters in Madison, Indiana, VSG has operations worldwide, including ISO 9001-certified manufacturing facilities on three continents.