GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 14, 2011)---As the expected cold weather begins to settle in to many parts of the country, a group of fortunate Kawasaki engine and power products dealers are celebrating their past year’s sales successes in the The Bahamas.
Twenty dealers—a combination of multi-store and single store businesses—qualified as Gold Level dealers in Kawasaki’s annual Shogun Dealer Program. The incentive trip, based on overall sales of engines, handheld power products, as well as parts and accessories, rewarded dealers with a stay at the Atlantis Resort, on Paradise Island.
Qualifying for the top level of Shogun recognition was based on qualifying sales in the categories for the period Aug. 1, 2010 through July 31, 2011.
In addition to the dealers awarded the trip to Atlantis, the company also announced the current list of businesses named Silver Level dealers, which included the next 100 dealers in sales accumulation.
Gold Level dealers were accompanied to Paradise Island by executives from Kawasaki’s Engine and Power Products division, and used the opportunity to both share business development opportunities as well as enjoy the various recreational options.
The three multi-point businesses to qualify for the trip are Cypress Lawn and Turf, Cypress, Tex., Green Thumb Lawn & Garden, Coral Springs, Fl., and Russo Hardware, Schiller Park., Il.
Qualifying single store businesses include Alan’s Lawnmower & Garden, Santa Ana, Calif., Arlington Power Equipment, Palatine, Ill., B&M Lawn & Garden Kawasaki, Anaheim, Calif., Cimato & Sons, Inc., Inwood, NY., Express Mower Parts, Jacksonville, Fl., Green Valley Turf Equipment , Las Vegas, Nev., HCOP LLC, Austin, Tex., J. Thomas Distributors LLC, Novi, Mich., La Verne Lawnmower Center, La Verne, Calif., Lee Lawnmower, Santa Ana, Calif., Mel Luna Saw Company, Jackson, Miss., Mowtown, Inc., Kennesaw, Ga., Pat’s Small Engine Plus, Isanti, Minn., Rhino’s Turf Equipment, Las Vegas, Nev., Small Engine Warehouse, Dunkirk, Ind., Southern Lawn Equipment, Royal Palm Beach, Fl., and Southern Lawn and Equipment, Antioch, Tenn.
Kawasaki Engines and Power Products, a division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., distributes gasoline engines and professional handheld power products for landscape, industrial and consumer markets. The division is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., and services customers through its network of more than 8,000 independent dealers throughout the United States, Canada, and U.S. Trust Territories of the Pacific, including Guam.