Calhoun, Ga. -- Quick-Step recently named Toronto-based Torlys as winner of its “Step Forward” Partner Award at The International Surface Event (TISE) held January 29 to February 2 in Las Vegas, Nev. Torlys is Quick-Step’s exclusive distributor in Canada.

“Our distribution partners are critical to the success of our business,” said Gary Lanser, president, Mohawk hardwood and laminate. “Torlys exemplifies what true partnership means, and we are excited to name them as our first Step Forward Partner. Their expertise and commitment to the industry is instrumental in adding extended value to the products we offer our customers. They are also open to innovation and fully support the initiatives and new products Quick-Step launches each year.”

With more than 30 years in the flooring industry, Torlys celebrated 20 years of partnership with Quick-Step and is a strong advocate of the brand’s residential laminate and commercial carpet.

“Torlys is truly honored to receive this recognition from Quick-Step,” said Peter Barretto, president and CEO of Torlys. “Through our collaboration, Torlys and Quick-Step can provide our retailers and consumers with superior products that are both stylish and built-to-last, effective merchandising tools, low claim rates, consistent product availability and excellent customer service.”

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