Do it Best announces vendors of the year

Generac, Makita, Bissell and Simpson Strong-Tie are among the honorees.

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
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