Pictured are (from left): Mark Levy, vp, and Larry Lane, president, of Lane Sales, after their company was named Sales Agency of the Year by carpet mill Godfrey Hirst. Honoring the Long Island, N.Y.-based company's outstanding performance, commitment and effort, the award was given to Lane during Godfrey Hirst's annual national sales meeting at Surfaces 2009. Lane Sales also garnered the mill's Centurion Award for exceeding $1 million in sales. “Despite tough economic times Lane Sales grew by 12 percent in 2008 and we still remain optimistic for this year,” Lane said.