Invironmentalists to Join Forces with StarNet

Ridgefield, CT, January 13--StarNet Commercial Flooring Cooperative is combining with The Invironmentalists Commercial Services Network. With approximately 137 firms and 230 locations nationwide, the combined group will continue to be known as StarNet Commercial Flooring Cooperative. As part of the agreement, StarNet will also have exclusive rights to installation, maintenance and lift technologies previously associated with The Invironmentalists Commercial Services Network. Additionally, StarNet¹s educational and training programs assure customers that they are receiving best practices and objectivity in site assessment, material choice, estimating, handling and delivery, installation and overall project management. Lori Dowling, president and CEO of StarNet, said, "We¹re excited to welcome each of The Invironmentalists Commercial Services Network members to the StarNet organization. We look forward to their contributions and will appreciate gaining insight from their expertise. That¹s what our organization has always stood for ­ networking, support, integrity and unparalleled customer service." "We couldn¹t be more pleased about joining forces with StarNet. This will result in the single largest network in the industry and will comprise some of the most respected names in commercial flooring. No entity will be stronger or better in the service and support of national account customers," said Tim Durkin, president and CEO of The Invironmentalists. "StarNet will continue to offer customers unparalleled opportunities for service and value." Bob Sabosik, president of M.E. Sabosik and StarNet¹s chairman of the board, said, "Ours is a peer group of successful entrepreneurs, and the ability to have access to each other helps us to serve our customers in the most efficient, forward-thinking way. The combination of StarNet and The Invironmentalists will only serve to further enhance our position within the commercial flooring industry and continue to drive that entrepreneurial spirit." Dan Stalzer, president of Flooring Gallery and board member for The Invironmentalists Commercial Services Network, stated, "We are excited about combining the knowledge and experience of these two very professional organizations into one unified cooperative. "As a combined network we will be able to provide unprecedented geographic reach, exceptional product choice, superior nationwide service, and a broad range of innovative services to meet the increasing needs of commercial flooring decision-makers."

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