Simpson Strong-Tie wins vendor award

Do it Best Corp. has awarded Simpson Strong-Tie its 2012 Vendor of the Year award for Overall Sales Growth. This is the first time the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based co-op has given the distinction to the same company two years in a row.

“Simpson Strong-Tie received accolades not only for overall sales growth but for their competitive pricing, on-time delivery and outstanding service levels,” said Quent Ondricek, Do it Best’s VP lumber and building materials. “The company’s strong product offerings have helped our member-owners grow their businesses, even in a tough economy.”

Dave Balzhiser, Simpson Strong-Tie VP national accounts, said: “This is a great honor for Simpson Strong-Tie. We are proud of our relationship with Do it Best Corp., an organization that values exceptional quality and service as much as we do. We look forward to serving their membership in the years to come,”