Tarkett a worldwide leader in sustainable and innovative flooring solutions, was recently honored by distribution partner Fishman Flooring Solutions as 2021 Vendor Partner of the Year. The award recognizes the long-standing, 34-year partnership between the two corporations and the outstanding growth they’ve achieved together. “This is true testament to the power of teamwork,” said Kevin McGregor, commercial sales vice president for Tarkett North America. “We’re so grateful for the relationship we’ve built with Fishman over the years, and the commitment of both our organizations to do whatever is necessary to provide best-in-class service to our customers. This award recognizes the hard work and dedication of the many Tarkett Associates that provide service to Fishman, and we’re incredibly grateful for the recognition.”
Fishman Flooring Solutions distributes a variety of Tarkett Contract resilient products, including luxury vinyl tile, vinyl sheet, VCT and finishing accessories.
“Our sincere thanks to the entire Tarkett team that made this possible,” said Greg Vale, vice president of sales for Fishman. “Tarkett experienced growth in dollars three times that of any other vendor in 2021. We are excited, engaged, and energized to pursue the same result and better in 2022!”
Though 2021 was a challenging year for the building industry, successes like this indicate a return to growth as the market recovers from effects of the pandemic.
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About TarkettWith a history of 140 years, Tarkett is a worldwide leader in innovative flooring and sports surface solutions, with net sales of €2.8 billion in 2021. Offering a wide range of products including vinyl, linoleum, rubber, carpet, wood, laminate, artificial turf and athletics tracks, the Group serves customers in over 100 countries across the globe. Tarkett has 12,000 employees and 34 industrial sites and sells 1.3 million square meters of flooring every day, for hospitals, schools, housing, hotels, offices, stores and sports fields. Committed to change the game with circular economy and to reducing its carbon footprint, the Group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy based on Cradle-to-Cradle principles, fully aligned with its Tarkett Human-Conscious Design® approach.
About Fishman Flooring SolutionsFishman Flooring Solutions, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is the “Solutions Provider” distributor of flooring and flooring installation products. It has approximately 245 employees and 38 branches serving Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. The firm, a division of L. Fishman & Son, Inc., distributes more than 26,000 products for more than 150 vendor partners. For more information, please go to www.lfishman.com.