Taking home the 2014 Golden Hammer Award for Electrical Supplies was Leviton, Melville, New York-based supplier of electrical wiring systems, network solutions and lighting products.
What set this electrical company apart from the others was its ability to recognize needs as they arise in the marketplace and respond to them at a rapid and innovative clip.
Maumee, Ohio-based Therma-Tru Corp. primarily prides itself on being an industry game-changer. In 1982, the company introduced the market's first-ever fiberglass door, known in its official capacity as the Fiber-Classic.
People were surprised that the doors, with their polished, wood-grained appearance, were made with the materials that they were, remarks Deke Welles on the company website (Deke is the son of founder David Welles and the former president of Therma-Tru).
In their latest round of back-to-back earnings call presentations, Home Depot and Lowe’s trotted out statistics for a weather-beaten first quarter, along with insights on what worked and what didn’t.
Michael Jones stepped into the role of Lowe’s chief customer officer by stepping up to the microphone. Jones, who replaced the retiring Greg Bridgeford earlier this year, walked analysts and investors through Lowe’s performance, which saw a comp-store sales increase of 0.9%.
It wouldn't be entirely accurate to describe Fluidmaster as a company that manufactures toilet tank parts.
As David McFarland, director marketing for the San Juan Capistrano, California-based company explained to HCN, the company's commitment to giving back is so integral to its identity, it chose a heart-shaped logo.