Solon, Ohio— Tarkett, a worldwide leader in flooring and sports surface solutions, has entered into a distribution partnership with Ohio Valley Flooring. Effective immediately, Ohio Valley will represent the company’s resilient product portfolio with a footprint that spans the Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia markets. The agreement expands Tarkett’s distribution network, enhancing the company’s ability to effectively respond to the needs of commercial and residential customers in this key market, the company said.
“Tarkett is focused on driving long-term, sustainable growth, while also delivering an exceptional customer experience. A key component of that strategy is expansion in distribution,” said Jeff Fenwick, president, commercial business, Tarkett North America. “Ohio Valley has a strong reputation for outstanding customer service and support across Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. We are confident our customers will benefit from the great service, product knowledge and product availability Ohio Valley is known for, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be working with them.”
Ohio Valley now has inventories of Tarkett LVT, vinyl sheet, rubber tile, wall base accessories and more, helping it serve customers in all key segments—including education, workplace, health care, multi-family and residential.
“Aligning ourselves with strong partners in distribution is essential to our growth in the residential segment,” said John Scheatzle, president, residential business, Tarkett North America. “Ohio Valley Flooring provides us with a great opportunity to advance in that regard, supporting our goals for long-term growth and exceptional customer service. For decades, they have demonstrated they are one of the best distributors in the industry and we’re excited to have the opportunity to partner with them today and well into the future.”
Jud Hurt, president, Ohio Valley Flooring, added, “We are very excited about this mutually beneficial relationship with Tarkett. Similar to many of our current supplier and customer partners, Ohio Valley Flooring and Tarkett share the same core values, making this partnership a natural fit. At OVF, we strive to partner with suppliers who not only share our values, but also our direction and respect for our customers. Our entire company is thrilled about this opportunity to further enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and support to our customers.”