The winners of the 2014 Dometic International Marine Excellence (DIME) Awards for distributors and dealers were announced by HVAC and sanitation specialist Dometic Marine at this year’s METS.

Given annually in recognition and appreciation of sales performance and customer service, the awards were presented at a special ceremony which was opened by Julien Lefeuvre, Head of Marine OEM – EMEA, Dometic. The awards are based on sales of the company’s premium brands, which include Condaria, Cruisair®, Marine Air, SeaLand®, and WAECO as well as the company’s own Dometic brand.

The Order of the Year award for the largest order placed in 2014 was presented to Serguei Klimenko from Standarte, Dometic Marine’s well-established Russian distributor of its Marine Air and Cruisair products.

Three companies collected the highest accolade of a Sales Platinum award: Seabreeze Industries (Australia), Heinen & Hopman Engineering BV (Holland) and Acastimar (Spain).

There are four categories in the 2014 Awards – Sales Platinum, Sales Gold, Sales Silver and a Service Award. This year a total of 3 Sales Platinum, 16 Sales Gold and 17 Silver Sales Awards were presented and 11 companies were recognised with a Service Award.

On announcing the award winners, Julien Lefeuvre said: “I am delighted to honour these outstanding companies who have all excelled this year and overcome the challenges presented by a slowly-improving economic picture which has affected the global boating industry. They have shown commitment and dedication to supplying problem-solving products, backed by high quality customer service.

“I would like to thank and congratulate all our 2014 DIME Award winners and wish them the best for continued success in 2015.”

Ends / Date: November 2014

Notes for Editors
A list of winning distributors is attached to this press release together with a country breakdown.

Images of the DIME Awards ceremony are available from Saltwater Communications, using the contact information listed at the end of this release.

DOMETIC CORPORATION MARINE AWARDS 2014

Order of the Year Award
Standarte – Russia

Sales Platinum Award (3)
Acastimar – Spain
Heinen & Hopman Engineering BV – Holland
Seabreeze Industries – Australia

Sales Gold Award (16)
Aegean Diesel Electric Ltd – Greece
Alfateh 2000 – Croatia
Arti Marin – Turkey
Byggplast & Båtprylar – Sweden
Coolmarine – France
Denizmar Ltd – Turkey
Eltesan Inc. – Turkey
Gunji Corporation – Japan
Helsingin Venevaruste OY /MARINEA – Finland
Ing Hai Company Ltd – Taiwan
Marine Express – Brazil
Mercury Marine Supply Company – Taiwan
Natheer Technical Service – UAE
S&D Oilfield Supplies & Safety – China
Standarte – Russia
Tripower Corporation – Singapore

Sales Silver Award (17)
Cala Marine Corporation – US
Cutrico – Malta
Fischer Panda – UK
Force 4 – UK
Frigomarine – Croatia
Lee Sanitation Ltd – UK
Lighthouse Marine – New Zealand
Marina Deniz – Turkey
Nauticool Ltd – UK
Orange Marine – France
Parts & Power – BVI
Penguin Marine – France
Powerline SRL – Italy
Seairland Systems, Inc – Australia
Suncool Air Conditioning – Puerto Rico
Thai Kolon – Thailand
Trepur Engineering Ltd – Hong Kong

Service Award (11)
Amaltheia Marine Ltd – Greece
Baleair – Spain
Cammarota Italy
Dahlberg Sociedad Anonima – Spain
Ecosan SRL – Italy
Marine Works – Poland
N.E.E.A. – Italy
Nauthentic – Spain
PR Nautica Ltd – UK
Seacraft – UK
SpecFlotService LLC – Russia
Awards by country

Australia
Seabreeze Industries – Sales Platinum Award
Seairland Systems, Inc. – Sales Silver Award

Brazil
Marine Express – Sales Gold Award

BVI
Parts & Power – Sales Silver Award

China
S&D Oilfield Supplies & Safety – Sales Gold Award

Croatia
Alfateh 2000 – Sales Gold Award
Frigomarine – Sales Silver Award

Finland
Helsingin Venevaruste OY /MARINEA – Sales Gold Award

France
Coolmarine – Sales Gold Award
Orange Marine – Sales Silver Award
Penguin Marine – Sales Silver Award

Greece
Aegean Diesel Electric Ltd – Sales Gold Award
Amaltheia Marine Ltd – Service Award

Holland
Heinen & Hopman Engineering BV – Sales Platinum Award

Hong Kong
Trepur Engineering Ltd – Sales Silver Award

Italy
Powerline SRL – Sales Silver Award
Ecosan SRL – Service Award
Cammarota – Service Award
N.E.E.A. – Service Award

Japan
Gunji Corporation – Sales Gold Award

Malta
Cutrico – Sales Silver Award

New Zealand
Lighthouse Marine – Sales Silver Award

Poland
Marine Works – Service Award

Puerto Rico
Suncool Air Conditioning – Sales Silver Award

Russia
Standarte – Order of the Year Award / Sales Gold Award
SpecFlotService LLC – Service Award

Singapore
Tripower Corporation – Sales Gold Award

Spain
Acastimar – Sales Platinum Award
Baleair – Service Award
Dahlberg Sociedad Anonima – Service Award
Nauthentic – Service Award

Sweden
Byggplast & Båtprylar – Sales Gold Award

Taiwan
Ing Hai Company Ltd – Sales Gold Award
Mercury Marine Supply Company – Sales Gold Award

Thailand
Thai Kolon – Sales Silver Award

Turkey
Arti Marin – Sales Gold Award
Denizmar Ltd – Sales Gold Award
Eltesan Inc. – Sales Gold Award
Marina Deniz – Sales Silver Award

UAE
Natheer Technical Service – Sales Gold Award

UK
Lee Sanitation Ltd – Sales Silver Award
Fischer Panda – Sales Silver Award
Force 4 – Sales Silver Award
Nauticool Ltd – Sales Silver Award
PR Nautica Ltd – Service Award
Seacraft – Service Award

US
Cala Marine Corporation – Sales Silver Award