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Walmart Names TCP 2013 Hardware/Paint Supplier of the Year

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, has named Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP) as a 2013 Hardware/Paint Supplier of the Year in appreciation for the company’s support, outstanding contributions and overall operational fulfillment. TCP, a leader in energy efficient lighting innovations, currently supplies more than 50 lighting products to Walmart, including LED and CFL light bulbs, and Walmart has honored TCP with seven awards for supplier excellence in less than three years.

“TCP is committed to supporting Walmart’s growth in the lighting category,” said Jim Connolly, the senior vice president of TCP’s retail division. “We are honored to be recognized for our contributions to the lighting category and look forward to the opportunity to provide Walmart and its customers with superior quality products at an affordable price point.”

The Hardware/Paint Supplier of the Year award recognizes suppliers for overall operational fulfillment, strong fulfillment rates, outstanding support and contributions, and a commitment to maintaining high quality products at a low cost.

In less than three years, TCP has received seven awards for its operational support as a top Walmart supplier including Supplier of the First Quarter 2013, Supplier Award of Excellence: Price 2013, Supplier Award of Excellence: Product 2012, and Supplier of the Fourth Quarter 2012 for its quality, execution, and understanding of the market to help Walmart better serve its millions of customers.

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About TCP:

Founded in 1993 with its North America headquarters in Aurora, OH, Technical Consumer Products, Inc. is a leader in energy efficient lighting innovations. TCP’s extensive product offerings include: LED lamps and fixtures, compact fluorescent lamps, energy efficient halogen lamps, exit and emergency lighting, HID, decorative and outdoor fixtures, ballasts and fixtures, and linear lamps. TCP was recently named a 2014 ENERGYSTAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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