Roppe Names Top Salesman, Distributor

Fostoria, OH, February 18--Roppe Corporation honored their top distributor and salesman at its 2004 Sales Awards and Dinner Banquet at the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Stanley Stephens Company was named Roppe’s Distributor of the Year for 2004 during the banquet held in conjunction with Surfaces 2005, a major flooring industry trade show. Stanley Stephens Company, a distributor partner with Roppe since 1982, has locations in Bristol, PA; Annapolis Junction, MD; and Richmond, VA. They had previously won the esteemed honor in 1998. "Stanley Stephens won the award by demonstrating strong, consistent sales growth in very competitive markets while continuing to support Roppe’s entire line of products," stated Bart Rogers, Roppe’s Director of Sales. The award was accepted by Steve, Jack and Matt Seidman. Regional Sales Representative Dave Armstrong earned Salesman of the Year honors. Armstrong, whose territory includes Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Indiana, has been on the Roppe sales staff since 1987. Armstrong had previously garnered the prestigious award in 1992, 1993 and 1997 in addition to a special sales recognition award he received in 1998. In receiving the award, Armstrong was acknowledged for working well with his distributor partners and showing consistent sales growth within the territory. The winners of Salesman of the Year and Distributor of the Year are determined by evaluating certain criteria, including meeting and exceeding sales goals, gaining market share, and increasing market penetration of Roppe products. Roppe Corporation, based in Fostoria, Ohio, has been preserving jobs and promoting a better way of life for the residents of their community since its establishment in 1955. In 2005, Roppe celebrates 50 years of proven flooring experiences that the flooring industry has grown to know and trust.

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