Indianapolis -- One of the annual traditions at the Do it Best October market is the release of the vendors of the year list, selected by the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based co-op.
According to Do it Best, vendors on the 25-category list “provide the best product offerings and pricing to keep our member-owners competitive.”
Three special categories of recognition were outstanding products and services, Generac; collaborative forecasting and replenishment, Makita; and overall sales growth, Delta Faucet.
The 22 other categories and honorees are as follows:
- Cleaning Supplies and Storage: Bissell
- Electrical: First Alert
- Farm, Ranch, and Pet: Tarter Farm & Ranch Equipment
- Hand Tools: Marshalltown Company
- Hardware: Kwikset
- Heating and Automotive: Camco Manufacturing Inc.
- Housewares: Keurig
- INCOM Distributor Supply: West Chester Protective Gear
- International: Interdesign, Inc.
- Lawn and Garden, Green Goods: VPG
- Outdoor Living: Rayovac
- Outdoor Power Equipment: MTD Products
- Paint: Werner
- Plumbing: Delta Faucet
- Power Tools: Makita
- Rental: Gold Medal Products Co.
- Building Materials: Simpson Strong-Tie
- Building Specialties: Franklin International
- Commodities: CertainTeed Gypsum
- Home Décor: Surface Shields
- Lumber: Georgia Pacific Panel Division
- Millwork: Jim White Millwork