BonaKemi USA has named Denver Hardwood Co. its Distributor of the Year for 2000. The distributorship has handled the BonaKemi product throughout the Rocky Mountain Region, primarily Colorado and Wyoming, since 1981.

"The Distributor of the Year Award is the highest honor that we present to our customers," said BonaKemi USA President Paul Murfin. "Denver Hardwood's efforts are a good example of what can be achieved and how beneficial it is for a distributor to commit to the entire Bona product line. Their commitment and performance has been tremendous."

BonaKemi also conferred Outstanding Sales Achievement awards upon Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-based Galleher Hardwood Co., Blake-Stevens Wood Flooring of Pewaukee and Madison, Wis., and Birmingham, Ala.-based Floors Inc. The award for outstanding sales growth went to Armfield Flooring Center of Raleigh, N.C.

In addition, Distributor of Merit awards went to: Bricking Hardwoods, Pflugerville, Texas; Capitol Wood Floors, Hillburn N.Y.; Custom Wholesale Floors, Jacksonville, Fla.; Minneapolis-based Floors Northwest; Geysir Sales Corp, Mamaroneck, N.Y.; Hoboken Floors, Wayne, N.J.; Ottley Floor Co., Salt Lake City and Meridian, Utah; Pacific Flooring Supply, Emeryville, Calif.; Rio Grande Flooring Distributors, Albuquerque, N.M.; Dallas-based Southern Wood Flooring & Supply and Trinity Hardwood Distributors; The Cronin Co., Portland, Ore.; Three Trees Hardwood Distributing, Holland, Mich.; and Virginia Hardwood Co., Azusa, Calif.