Carpet One Floor & Home recognized outstanding members of their cooperative with company-wide awards during their Winter Convention in Phoenix, AZ. The award winners were selected based on their contributions to their fellow Carpet One members and to the cooperative.
“Choosing these select members out of such an amazing group is difficult,” said Eric Demaree, president of Carpet One Floor & Home. “But we feel it is important to recognize those that go above and beyond in representing the Carpet One Floor & Home cooperative.”
Awards were presented in the following categories:
Alan Greenberg Award
John & Beth Hughes - O’Brien’s Carpet One Floor & Home, Colorado Springs, CO
This award recognizes the member who most embodies the Carpet One Floor & Home spirit and who best represents what CCA Global Partners co-founder, Alan Greenberg, stood for. It is based on overall participation in programs, contributions to the cooperative, and support of fellow members during the previous year.
The Wally Hileman Award
Guy & Michelle Pylypiw – Oshawa Carpet One Floor & Home, Oshawa, ON
The Wally Hileman Award was created in memory of Wally Hileman, Carpet One Floor & Home’s first vice-president of membership who, from 1991 through 1998, brought in many of the great members that have made Carpet One Floor & Home successful. This Award recognizes members who have been in Carpet One Floor & Home for no more than 2 to 3 years and have shown an outstanding commitment to the cooperative.
Supplier Partners of the Year
Each year, the Carpet One Floor & Home members vote on the Supplier Partner of the Year and Specialty Supplier Partner of the Year. These awards recognize the organizations that have made the greatest commitment and most significant impact on the membership over the past year.
This year’s winners, as voted on at the convention by the Carpet One Floor & Home members are:
Supplier Partner of the Year – Shaw Industries
For the seventh year in a row, the recipient of the Supplier Partner of the Year Award, Shaw Industries, has been very supportive in supplying exclusive product lines like Tigressá Soft Style, Tigressá Cherish, and Tigressá H2O. In addition to their collaborative efforts on some of Carpet One Floor & Home’s best-selling product lines, they excel in their execution of these programs. The level of service given to Carpet One Floor & Home members has contributed greatly to the success of the cooperatives.
Specialty Supplier Partner of the Year – Carpenter Company
For over 40 years, Carpenter Co. has offered consistent quality, outstanding service and innovative carpet cushion products that Carpet One members rely upon in their daily business. They have been a valuable partner in building Carpet One's Healthier Living Installation program - a true differentiator that gives our members a unique advantage in the marketplace. Carpenter is a leader in our industry in research and development, product innovation and environmental stewardship.
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