What's happening in the flooring distribution world...

Mercier Wood Flooringrecently added Misco Shawneeto its U.S. distributor network. Misco will represent the Mercier product line in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, and northern Kentucky.

Armstrong World Industries recognized seven distributors at its annual Distributors Awards in Las Vegas. Tri-West Ltd. of Santa Fe Spring, Calif. took home the President's Cup for the greatest overall person growth vs. plan for the Armstrong product categories.

Both Adleta Co. of Carrollton, Texas and Tri-West Ltd. earned the Distributor of the Year Award for residential flooring and commercial flooring, respectively. Armstrong awarded top producers with its Achievement Awards for Outstanding Sales Performance for greatest overall growth percentage. Recipients included Houston-based Reader's Wholesale Distributors in the Residential Tile, Commercial Excelon Tile and Commercial Wallbase categories; FlorStar Sales Inc. of Wood Dale, Ill. in the Luxury Vinyl Tile category; Belknap-White-ALCCO Inc. of Mansfield, Mass. in the Linoleum category; Apollo Distributing Co. of Fairfield, N.J. for Commercial Sheet Flooring; and Cain & Bultman Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla. for Laminate Flooring.