Special to the EagleHerald
From Left: Steve Delgoffe President CMS, Ron Nunez President IBC, and Mark Lehmann CMS Branch Manager.
Special to the EagleHerald

From Left: Steve Delgoffe President CMS, Ron Nunez President IBC, and Mark Lehmann CMS Branch Manager.

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MENOMINEE — Christensen Machinery & Supply Co Inc. of Menominee received the Distributor of the Year Award Oct. 1 from the Industrial Buyers Consortium (IBC) at the national meeting held in Orlando, Fla., IBC is an organization of independent industrial distributors from around the country.

The Distributor of the Year Award is given to the distributor who demonstrates exemplary support of IBC programs and sales volume amongst IBC supplier members throughout the year. In addition, Christensen Machinery received the Knowledge is Power Award for completing the most training modules by a distributor member during the year for the second time in two years. The training modules are offered through the IBC University which is powered by BlueVolt, a provider of training services based on material prepared by manufacturers to educate persons involved with the sales and service of their products. Christensen Machinery, led by customer service representative, Mark Ostrenga, completed over 300 training modules as a group in 2018.

Steve Delgoffe, president of Christensen Machinery, expressed that it is truly an honor to be recognized by a group of your peers, especially a group that includes so many top quality distributors from across the country. The IBC organization represents independent distributors nationally, allowing members to participate in national contracts locally while providing the national billing structure required by manufacturers with manufacturing plants nationwide.

Christensen Machinery has provided tools, metalworking equipment, and industrial supplies to markets in the Upper Peninsula and North Central Wisconsin since 1951, and is currently located at 1101 56th Ave., in Menominee.

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