84 Lumber Co. has named Simpson Strong-Tie as its 2012 Vendor Partner of the Year. The pro dealer, ranked sixth on the HCN Pro Dealer Industry Scoreboard, does business with more than 4,000 vendors, according to the announcement.
“Across our entire footprint, Simpson Strong-Tie has supported 84 Lumber on our 2012 key initiatives, including cost structure, inventory control, retail sales for the DIYer, big national builders and all customers in between,” said 84 Lumber director of purchasing Mitch Wagner. “They have exhibited true partnership.”
The award was presented at an 84 Lumber ceremony on August 25 to 26, 2012, in Farmington, Pa.
“Being named Vendor Partner of the Year is an exciting accomplishment, and on behalf of our company and all of our employees, I thank 84 Lumber for this honor. We look forward to continuing our longstanding relationship with 84 Lumber and are committed to helping them grow their business,” noted Simpson Strong-Tie president Terry Kingsfather.
84 Lumber operates 252 stores and component manufacturing plants in 30 states, representing the top 130 markets in the country. The company’s sales in 2011 were reported at $1.43 billion.
Based in Pleasanton, Calif., Simpson Strong-Tie offers an extensive product of connectors, fasteners, fastening systems, lateral-force resisting systems, anchors and products for concrete repair, strengthening and protection.