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    Elias Wilf receives John B. Campbell award

Elias Wilf receives John B. Campbell award

Calhoun, Ga.—Mannington recently presented Elias Wilf Corp. with its prestigious John B. Campbell Award. This award recognizes the Mannington distributor with the best overall performance in 2017. Keith Campbell, Mannington’s chairman of the board, made the award presentation, noting the two companies have a decades-long relationship, and working together as partners in the marketplace is what has helped them both thrive over the years. From left: Todd Lyons, vice president, Elias

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    Aspecta by Metroflor partners with Spartan Surfaces

Aspecta by Metroflor partners with Spartan Surfaces

Norwalk, Conn.—Aspecta by Metroflor has appointed Spartan Surfaces as its new distributor for New York City and Long Island, Washington, D.C., and the mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states, effective Jan. 1. The Bel Air, Maryland–based sales and consulting group is well positioned to represent the flagship Aspecta contract LVT brand, said Paul Eanes, vice president of sales, Metroflor.  “Spartan Surfaces’ unique business model places heavy focus on the contract market, ideally suiting them

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    B.R. Funsten: Single-source solutions provider

B.R. Funsten: Single-source solutions provider

December 18/25, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 14 The following is the 12th installment in a series highlighting the 14 distributors that constitute Bravo Services, a group comprising many of the top flooring wholesalers in the country. Here we focus on B.R. Funsten.   Founded in San Francisco in 1956 by Benjamin Reed Funsten, The B.R. Funsten & Co. has successfully grown into one of the largest flooring wholesalers in the

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    Flexco names Belknap White northeastern distributor

Flexco names Belknap White northeastern distributor

Mansfield, Mass.—The Belknap White Group (BWG), one of America’s leading full-service flooring distributors, will be marketing and selling the comprehensive Flexco line throughout all six New England states and upstate New York. “We’re very excited about this new relationship,” said Dan Doyle, vice president branch sales and operations, BWG. “When you work with Flexco, you’re working with a flooring partner that has the experience, determination and dedication to make customers’

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    William M. Bird: A preferred partner for 152 years

William M. Bird: A preferred partner for 152 years

The following feature is the eighth installment in a series highlighting the 14 distributors that constitute Bravo Services, a group comprising many of the top flooring wholesalers in the country. Here we focus on William M. Bird. July 31/Aug. 7: Volume 31, Issue 4 Headquartered in Charleston, S.C., William M. Bird has been delivering the goods since 1865. The company’s first product was whale oil, but soon expanded into paint,

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    Haines: Large in scale, nimble in approach

Haines: Large in scale, nimble in approach

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 The following feature is the seventh installment in a series highlighting the 14 distributors that constitute Bravo Services, a group comprising many of the top flooring wholesalers in the country. Here we focus on Haines, the industry’s largest distributor. Haines was founded in 1874 by John J. Haines, who used his poker winnings from his time as a prisoner of war (Civil War) to

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    Tarkett, Gilford-Johnson Flooring expand partnership

Tarkett, Gilford-Johnson Flooring expand partnership

Jeffersonville, Ind.—Gilford-Johnson Flooring was appointed as a Tarkett residential and commercial distributor for Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. The distributor has been a long-term partner with the Tarkett family of brands in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee. “Before Gilford-Flooring and Johnson Wholesale Floors joined forces last year, Johnson had a long-term relationship with Tarkett as one of [its] largest distributors,” said Scott Roy, president and CEO, Gilford-Johnson Flooring. “We are thrilled to have

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    Wickham adds distributor partner in Midwest

Wickham adds distributor partner in Midwest

Wickham, Quebec, Canada—Wickham Hardwood Flooring announced a strategic partnership with distributor Summit Hardwood Flooring to represent and market the Wickham brand of products in the Upper Midwest. “We are very pleased to be partnered with such a reputable, established organization,” said Jean-Pierre Nittolo, president of Wickham. “Their management and sales team will do a great job representing our products in the Upper Midwest.” Chad Lemair, Summit president, noted: “Our entire

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    Haines appoints Douglas Drews as chief logistics officer, Reid McCarthy as CFO

Haines appoints Douglas Drews as chief logistics officer, Reid McCarthy as CFO

Glen Burnie, Md.—Haines has appointed Douglas Drews as chief logistics officer and Reid McCarthy as chief financial officer. An accomplished operations leader with extensive experience in nationwide distribution, logistics and supply chain operations for top retailers, Drews joins Haines from Dollar Tree. Over the past 14 years, Drews led logistics services and support as well as distribution center operations for North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores where he

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    EarthWerks welcomes Gardner Industries as new distributor

EarthWerks welcomes Gardner Industries as new distributor

EarthWerks is very proud to welcome Gardner Industries in East Hanover, New Jersey as one of its newest distributors. Gardner Industries covers New Jersey and the New York Metro Areas and will now represent the full line of EarthWerks and new LinkWerks luxury vinyl planks and tile.

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CBC awards agents and distributors at Surfaces

Commack, N.Y. — CBC Flooring’s top agents and distributors were honored at the company’s annual awards dinner held January 25 during the Surfaces trade show in Las Vegas.

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    Salesmaster teams with Lefkowitz for new venture

Salesmaster teams with Lefkowitz for new venture

DEER PARK, N.Y.—Salesmaster Flooring Solutions, one of the country’s leading distributors of commercial flooring products and installation supplies, is expanding into the wood business by partnering with Joel Lefkowitz, former president of Hoboken Wood Floors, at one time the industry’s largest wholesaler. Lefkowitz will serve as the president of the aptly named HW Flooring, which is being billed as an affiliate of Salesmaster. He has put together an experienced team

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USG expands tile, flooring salesforce

Chicago—USG Corp.’s Tile and Flooring Solutions group is reorganizing and expanding its team to better support its customers and its expanding portfolio of innovative products and solutions. Steve Bjorklund was

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Creating Your Space introduces new features

San Rafael, Calif.—Creating Your Space is introducing a host of innovations for 2018. These introductions include programmatic advertising, YouTube advertising, a “More Like This” feature as well as an e-commerce

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T&L Distributing partners with Tarkett

Houston—T&L Distributing has entered a distribution partnership with Tarkett. Through this collaboration, T&L Distributing will immediately begin offering Tarkett’s resilient residential and commercial products, including Tarkett’s Johnsonite brand, to its

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