The 2010 Rheem Zero Defect award was given to Taco at the 2011 Rheem Supplier Summit in Dallas, Texas, in early August. This is the second year in a row that Taco has received the award. Stephan Pearson, vice president of OEM sales at Taco, accepted the award, presented to him by Rheem’s Ken Jarosz, corporate vice president of strategic sourcing, and Bill Kennedy, corporate supplier quality manager.