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08/31/2021

David Weekley Homes recognizes preferred partners

Weyerhaeuser, DuPont, Owens Corning make the list, along with Gold Star honoree Sherwin-Williams.
Andrew Carlo
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Beacon was recognized for the third year.

David Weekley Homes announced the winners of its 17th annual National Preferred Partner Survey. The award recognizes field and manufacturing partners that have consistently operated at world-class levels, as determined by the home builder’s supplier evaluation platform.

“This past year has presented an unexpected number of challenges for the home building industry," said John Schiegg, Vice President of National Accounts for David Weekley Homes. The honorees, he said, "have helped us navigate these obstacles to continue delivering a high-quality product.

The following 12 manufacturer partners are recognized as National Preferred Partners:

  • DuPont
  • GAF
  • James Hardie
  • Johns Manville
  • Moen
  • Owens Corning
  • Ox Engineered Products
  • Rheem
  • Rubbermaid
  • Trane
  • Uponor
  • Weyerhaeuser

For the category honoring field partners as National Preferred Partners, the following 11 are recognized:

  • 84 Lumber Company
  • Beacon Building Products
  • BMC Building Materials
  • Builder’s Insulation
  • Contract Lumber
  • Hart Lumber
  • HomeTeam Pest Defense
  • Installed Building Products
  • L&W Supply Co.
  • Lanehart Electrical
  • SRS Distribution

The evaluation process involves a comprehensive system that enables David Weekley Homes to measure excellence among its partners. Providers that receive the highest scores throughout the year are presented with the prestigious National Preferred Partners Award. A total of 140 companies were evaluated this year, and 18% percent achieved the designation of National Preferred Partner.

In addition, the builder honored Sherwin-Williams with the Gold Star Award. This new award recognizes an outstanding supplier that has gone above and beyond in their partnership with David Weekley Homes.

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Based in Houston, Texas, David Weekley Home is one of the largest privately-held home builders in the United States.

“2020 and 2021 were very unique years,” said Schiegg. “Record numbers of home sales, a global pandemic, a major freeze and significant supply chain disruptions have resulted in the perfect storm – demand that far exceeds supply. We are so grateful that National Preferred Partners like GAF have provided their expertise and guidance. They have made it possible for us to continue to provide the best in design, choice and service to our customers, despite the challenges.”

Beacon Building Products was a repeat winner of the honor.  "This recognition speaks to our seamless execution, hands-on approach to partnerships, and practical innovations, such as our proprietary Beacon PRO+ digital suite of tools,” Greg Bloom, VP national accounts at Beacon said. 

Weyerhaeuser received the honor for the 13th time.

“Without National Preferred Partners like Weyerhaeuser, David Weekley Homes would not be able to deliver high-quality products and exceptional customer service,” said Schiegg, vice president of supply chain services.  “By constantly striving for the best, together we’re creating a world-class home building experience for our customers.”