Johnsonite announces the appointment of Big D Floor Covering Supplies as a strategic distribution partner in the West and Southwest markets. Big D offers a strong supply network with long, well-established customer relationships. Like Johnsonite, they are known for their stanch focus on providing excellent customer service.
Carmen Pastore, EVP of Johnsonite says, "Big D and Johnsonite's core values and approach to the service of the customer are so aligned that we feel very fortunate to be able to call them our new strategic partner, and we look forward to a long and successful future."
Big D has 28 locations throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas and California. They have 2 headquarters - one in California and another in Arizona. As of early October, all locations will be supplying the market with Johnsonite's full portfolio of rubber flooring, stairwell management, finishing borders and accessories. In addition, their Arizona and Nevada locations will carry Johnsonite's Tarkett Collection of resilient sheet, tile and planks, as well as the Azrock VCT Collection.
Steve Kleinhans, Chief Executive Officer, located in their California office, says, "Big D Floor Covering Supplies has always aligned itself with the best manufacturers in the industry. Johnsonite gives Big D an outstanding, diversified, quality, end-user-service-oriented product line that leads the industry in innovation. We are thrilled to begin working with the Johnsonite Company. We look forward to many years of jointly providing our customers with the best products and services in the industry."
President Jeff Brugman, located in their Arizona office says, "Johnsonite is the leading manufacturer of rubber and vinyl flooring goods in our industry and we are excited to begin a relationship with such a distinguished company. We think this is a wonderful opportunity to improve our product offering to Big D customers. Our customers are our utmost priority and any product line as diverse and complete as Johnsonite's, combined with their superior sales force and logistics, will only help us improve what we can offer to our valued customers." BD+C