Wix Filters has been recognized by the South Central Division of Uni-Select USA as Vendor of the Year for 2002. The award was presented by Bill McConnell, general manager of the South Central Division of Uni-Select USA, at the South Central Division Spring Show in Tunica, Miss. "This award was presented to Wix Filters upon delivering the best overall service to our South Central Division customers in the areas of product satisfaction, customer and technical service, product quality, representation and the overall confidence in the product," said McConnell. Accepting the award on behalf of Wix Filters was Sandi Blankenship, Wix Filters district manager. "This is the first year that Uni-Select USA has given this award, and it’s an honour to be selected by your supplier’s customers, especially when they’re spread out over many states." "On behalf of all Wix employees, we want to thank Uni-Select USA for this wonderful recognition," said Bill Sheehan, vice president of sales for Wix Filters. "A great deal of credit goes to Sandi Blankenship and Mike Eighner, who are in Memphis, and the entire Wix team for taking care of the folks at Uni-Select USA headquarters."