PLEASANTON, CA -- Do it Best Corp., the only U.S.-based full-line, full-service, member-owned distributor of lumber, hardware and building products in the home improvement industry, awarded Simpson Strong-Tie its 2013 Vendor of the Year Award in the Building Materials products category.
Do it Best awards Vendor of the Year in 22 product categories, along with three overall awards across all categories. "When we make our decision for Vendor of the Year, we base it on several variables. Sales growth, fill rate of purchase orders, customer service, product quality, communication of all changes in a timely manner, ease in working with the vendor, support of our markets, and the effective use of a vendor sales group in reaching out to our members. Simpson Strong-Tie is exceptional in all of these," noted Do it Best's Merchandise Manager, Building Materials Nick McDowell.
"This honor continues to solidify our strong relationship with Do it Best members. We work hard to provide excellent customer service and support and continue to earn their business each day," said Dave Balzhiser, Simpson Strong-Tie vice president of national accounts.
Do it Best Corp. serves 4,000 member-owned locations in the United States and 53 countries.
About Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.
For more than 55 years, Simpson Strong-Tie has focused on creating structural products that help people build safer and stronger homes and buildings. Considered a leader in structural systems research, testing and innovation, Simpson Strong-Tie works closely with industry professionals to provide code-listed, field-tested products and value-engineered solutions. Its structural products are recognized for helping structures resist high winds, hurricanes and seismic forces. The company's extensive product offering includes engineered structural connectors, fasteners, fastening systems, lateral-force resisting systems, anchors and products for concrete repair, strengthening and protection. Simpson Strong-Tie is committed to helping customers succeed by providing exceptional products, full-service engineering and field support, product testing and training. For more information, visit the company's website at www.strongtie.com.