The Greenville, S.C. office of Bonitz Flooring Group, a member of the StarNet Commercial Flooring Cooperative, has been honored with the 2003 Premier Dealer Partner of the Year award from Milliken Carpet.

Laura Folusewych, senior territory manager for Milliken Carpet, presented the award to Philip E. Ashley, profit center leader for Bonitz, during a special dinner hosted to honor the entire Bonitz team.

Each year, Milliken recognizes one specific dealer location for its outstanding support and partnership. Milliken sales associates worldwide nominate outstanding dealer partners from the Milliken Global Dealer Network.

The Premier Dealer Partner selection criteria includes: highest quality of professional services to commercial market customers; support and promotion of Milliken Carpet products and services; partnership with Milliken in providing the highest level of customer satisfaction to our customers; innovation of new products and services; and sales volume and growth with Milliken Commercial Carpet. More than 100 dealers were considered for recognition.

Bonitz Flooring Group, which marked its 50th anniversary in March, is the largest employee-owned, commercial flooring dealer in the United States.