Tarkett Commercial Announces Azrock Distributor Aw
Houston, TX, February 7, 2006--Tarkett Commercial announced today the winners of the Azrock by Tarkett 2005 Distributor Awards. Awards included Best Performance New Distributor, Highest Premium Sales, Best Sales Growth, Highest Market Share and Distributor of the Year for 2005.
“Azrock by Tarkett commercial tile will continue to be a strong priority for the commercial division,” said Gilles de Beaumont, president of Tarkett Commercial in North America. “The distributor awards directly reinforce our dedication to the distributors of Azrock commercial flooring and help us look to a promising future of continued success in service and sales.”
Azrock by Tarkett distributors excelled to such a degree that Tarkett Commercial bestowed awards to dual winners in two categories. 2005 Best Performance New Distributor went to Building Plastics, Inc. and Hank’s Specialties, Inc. 2005 Highest Market Share SE went to both Johnson Wholesale Floors and Space Flooring. The Best Sales Growth 2005 was given to Design Distributing Inc. Hughes Western Sales was honored with the 2005 Premium Sales award. The highest honor, 2005 Distributor of the Year, was awarded to Michael Halebian Inc.
“Our distributors are the key to our success,” said Ronald Conrad, national sales manager of commercial tile for Tarkett Commercial in North America. “We always look forward to rewarding them for outstanding performance.”
Later in February, Tarkett Commercial will honor distributors of Expressions commercial tile and Tarkett Specialty commercial flooring with similar achievement awards. The selected distributors will be announced at the end of this month.
The parent company of Tarkett was founded more than 130 years ago and is now the largest resilient manufacturer in the world with over 28 production centers, and more than 7,000 employees.
The corporation’s core businesses are segmented into two divisions, commercial and residential. Products include resilient flooring, including linoleum, wood, and laminate floor products for residential and commercial applications. In North America the commercial products are marketed under the brand names Tarkett, Azrock by Tarkett, and Expressions by Tarkett. For more information, visit www.tarkett.com.