Metroflor Corp. hosted over 100 distributor and industry professionals at Surfaces 2012 to celebrate a strong 2011 and acknowledge the dedication and hard work of their partners.Herregan Distributors, Inc.andTri-West, Ltd.walked away with top honors, recipients of two and three awards, respectively.
Herregan received the 2011 Konecto Distributor of the Year award, in recognition of their top sales performance in this category. In addition, they earned the top honor as the distributor exhibiting the most comprehensive and unparalleled support for Metroflor’s brand and products with the Metroflor’s President’s Award.
Accepting were Herregan’s Craig Folven, Bob Link, and Tom Splinter. Presenting from Metroflor were Russell Rogg, President and CEO; Rick Spano, Vice President of Sales; and Keith Kannapel, Midwest District Sales Manager.
Tri-West also won big this year: Brady Dunn, Commercial Flooring Specialist, was bestowed the first-ever Distributor Sales Champion Award, presented by Metroflor’s Rogg, Jaime Topete, West Coast District Sales Manager, and Spano. As a company, Tri-West was honored with the 2011 Metroflor Distributor of the Year, and the 2011 Paramount Award for having the most outstanding sales achievement across a diversified range of Metroflor Corp. products. Attending from Tri-West were Larry Johnson, Jackson Uyeda, Allen Gage, Dan White and John Lubinski.
Gary Rudebeck of William M. Bird & Co.received the "2011 Visionary Award" from Rogg and Spano in recognition of being the individual whose vision, passion and conviction best pioneered Metroflor's initiatives in 2011.
Building Plastics, Inc. (BPI)became the first recipient of Metroflor’s Starloc – Distributor of the Year Award (not in attendance).Adleta Corp.took home the 2011 Artistek Floors – Distributor of the Year accolade, represented by Jack Adleta, John Sher, Doug Johnson and Bill Shaver.
Said Rogg, “We’re grateful to our distributors who make our Metroflor success possible, and 2011 a year to be proud of.”