From left: Roppe Holding Co. pres. Don Gillett, honors Brett Biggs, Flintile’s CEO, with Flexco NW sales mgr. Clarke Beeler and Jeff Collum, Roppe Holding Co. vp of sales.

After nearly 30 years in business the Portland, Ore., distributor Flintile Inc. reached a new milestone this year. The company was named Flexco's 2004 Distributor of the Year. The six-person firm has distributed Flexco products since 1977. While Flintile has been lauded by Flexco in the past, this is the first time it has been celebrated as a Distributor of the Year by Flexco.