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Oakland County’s Powers Distributing Wins Top MillerCoors National Award

Thursday, March 25, 2010 5:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

March 31, 2010 Powers Distributing Company For Immediate Release 3700 Giddings Road Orion, MI 48359 Contact: Lisa Powers (248) 393-3700 Oakland County’s Powers Distributing Wins Top MillerCoors National Award Family owned company honored for strong sales, contributing to local economy ORION TWP. – Local beer distributor Powers Distributing Co. has won the MillerCoors President’s Award, the highest award MillerCoors gives out to a distributor and the second time in two years Powers has received a major MillerCoors award. This year’s President’s Award honors the top 5 percent of MillerCoors distributors nationwide. A third-generation family owned beer distributor, Powers Distributing sells more than 5 million cases of beer to retailers, restaurants, bars and other businesses in Oakland and Macomb counties every year and employs more than 200 people in the region. “Powers Distributing Co. is honored to win the MillerCoors President’s Award, which is a testament to the tremendous hard work of our employees and our strong partnership with our customers and local businesses in Oakland and Macomb counties,” said Powers President Jerry Powers. “The President’s Award inspires all of us at Powers Distributing Co. to continue providing first-rate service, distributing quality products, promoting responsible enjoyment of beer and giving back to our community. For 70 years, Powers has made that commitment to our community, and we look forward to continuing our promise to local consumers and businesses.” Powers himself was recognized in 2009 as a MillerCoors Legend. Last year, Powers received the Miller High Life Achievement Award, only one of 46 nationwide to be recognized with the award for Miller distributors that exceeded sales goals for the preceding year. Powers is also a leader in conservation and sustainability as the largest private company in the nation to have a cutting edge hybrid truck and tractor fleet powered by electricity and renewable bio-based fuels. “Powers Distributing is proud to help our local economy move forward, creating jobs and giving back to the communities that have been very good to us over the generations,” Powers said. “In these tough economic times, Powers is redoubling our efforts to ensure that we do everything in our power to support our community and help the economy, from providing good-paying jobs with benefits and training, to working together with all local businesses to succeed. We want to make sure Michigan stays strong well into the future, by creating jobs and protecting our natural resources for future generations to enjoy.” To learn more about Powers:


332 Townsend St
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (517) 482-5555
Fax: (517) 482-1532



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