Viega Honored with Supplier of the Year Award

AD honors Viega for efforts promoting zero lead products.

Viega has received a Supplier of the Year, Marketing Excellence award in the 2013 Spirit of Independence Awards from Affiliated Distributors (AD).

AD recognized the prestigious group of suppliers known as the “Get the Lead Out Plumbing Consortium” for marketing excellence in 2013.

“We’re honored to receive this recognition from Affiliated Distributors for our efforts toward Zero Lead™,” said Jeff Neczypor, director of national accounts, Viega. “Viega offers the industry’s most complete line of Zero Lead products and strives to help customers not only meet the new lead standards but exceed them.”

The Spirit of Independence Awards were created to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and hard work of AD affiliates and suppliers. Winners were honored at a banquet hosted by AD in November.

About The Viega Group:

Founded in 1899, The Viega Group manufactures and distributes the highest quality plumbing, heating and pipe joining systems in the world. Viega is best known for innovative press technology systems for industrial, commercial and residential projects, like Viega ProPress® for copper and stainless and Viega PEX Press systems in Zero Lead bronze and high-performance polymer. Viega LLC offers more than 3,000 products in North America. For more information, visit

About Affiliated Distributors:

Affiliated Distributors provides independent distributors and manufacturers of construction and industrial products with support and resources that accelerate growth. Its 618 plus independently owned members span seven industries and two countries with annual sales in excess of $26 billion. For more information visit: