Outdoor Equipment Distributors, Inc. (OED) has been named 2015 Distributor of the Year by Wright Manufacturing. The award recognizes OED’s outstanding performance as a distributor of Wright’s full line of commercial lawn mowers and accessories.

Established in 1931 as Raleigh Auto Supply, OED is in its third-generation of family-ownership. It became Outdoor Equipment Distributors in 1969 and has distributed Wright products for 20 years. The distributorship serves more than 500 independent dealers in seven states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia.

Hal White, Wright vice president of sales, recently visited OED headquarters in Raleigh, NC and presented the award to OED President Rob Zucker.