Southlake, Texas -- Artisan Design Group (ADG), a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, announced the acquisition of Heritage Carpet and Tile. ADG is a dealer of flooring products and services, providing design, procurement, installation and quality control of flooring and complimentary products for homebuilders and multi-family developers.

Heritage is a leading provider of design center and installation services for flooring and complimentary products such as shower enclosures, mirrors and window treatments in Southern Florida. For over 30 years, Heritage has been offering customer service and reliable installation to its homebuilder customers. Heritage is headquartered in Boynton Beach, Fla., and has further locations in Fort Pierce, Naples and Sarasota.

"We are very pleased to be teaming up with ADG," said Randy Smith, CEO and president of Heritage. "Their broad reach and experience across a variety of product categories will support us in continuing our strong growth. Furthermore, as a family business, we were also looking for a partner with the right cultural fit that will allow us to continue our focus on local customer service and execution."

Larry Bar and Wayne Joseph, co-CEOs of ADG, added, "We are excited to welcome Heritage Carpet & Tile to Artisan Design Group. We continuously strive to enhance our capabilities to better serve our customers, and through Heritage we will expand our geographic footprint to the important Florida market. The Heritage team has built an impressive company and we are proud to be partnering with them."

Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, ADG operates more than 65 distribution, design and service facilities and coordinates installation through over 1,250 independent contractors across 17 states. The acquisition of the Heritage represents ADG's fourth acquisition over the past six months under Sterling's ownership. The company has completed twelve total acquisitions in the past two years. ADG continues to seek local and regional market leaders to add to its family of flooring specialists.

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