Santa Fe Springs, Calif., and Florence, Ala.—Schönox HPS North America and Galleher have developed a strategic partnership to provide subfloor products throughout a West Coast footprint encompassing 15% of the flooring market. With annual revenues in excess of $215 million, Galleher is one of the largest flooring distributors in the U.S. serving California, Nevada and Arizona. The Galleher-Schönox partnership will put Schönox technology in the hands of West Coast flooring professionals allowing them to address subfloor issues ranging from the everyday to the extreme.
“We have been aggressively returning to our roots as a leader in the commercial flooring market,” explained Jeff Hamar, president, Galleher. “Schönox will provide us with best-in-class subfloor products paired with their team’s strong reputation for delivering creative solutions to all manner of subfloor challenges. We were further attracted to their commercial presence and service-oriented, on-site approach along with the synthetic and hybrid technology; with our growth mandate and renewed focus on commercial, it’s a perfect fit.”
As a leader in subfloor technology for over 120 years, Schönox has focused its product development in the primer, moisture mitigation, leveling and waterproofing areas with extensive distribution in place throughout Europe. After making its U.S. product debut in 2012, the company’s distribution network has grown rapidly throughout the eastern, midwestern, and southern regions. The relationship with Galleher is a much-anticipated extension of Schönox product distribution providing Galleher with new subfloor products for its extensive customer base.
“Galleher and its management team led by Jeff Hamar are so highly regarded throughout the U.S. flooring industry making this strategic partnership an enormous value to both of our business models,” said Thomas Trissl, principal, Schönox HPS North America. “The relationship will help both companies satisfy the rapidly growing demand for our products in California, Nevada and Arizona with Galleher’s exceptional company reputation, broad coverage and superior customer service.”