Friedrich Air Conditioning Company (San Antonio) recently honored its top suppliers during the ninth annual Outstanding Supplier Awards ceremony. Eight companies were honored as outstanding suppliers in 2001. Awarded for the ninth consecutive year was J W Aluminum Company (aluminum fin stock), Mt. Holly, SC; Other recipients were: Tutco, Inc. (heaters), Cookeville, TN; PPG Industries, Inc. (paint), Pittsburgh; Kenco Plastics, Inc. (custom molded plastic parts), Poteau, OK; Mettube SDN BHD/Integrated Commodities International (copper tubing), Malaysia; LTV Steel Company, Inc. (galvanized steel), Cleveland; Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (corrugated packaging and cartons), St. Louis; and LG Electronics, Inc. (compressors), Gyeong Nam, Korea.