Simpson Strong-Tie named Evergreen Preferred Supplier of the Year

Simpson has been an Evergreen Preferred Supplier since 2009.

Evergreen Marketing Group has recognized Simpson Strong-Tie with its 2014 Preferred Supplier of the Year award. It is one of only five companies honored with this distinction this year. Evergreen's 2014 Suppliers of the Year include:

Evergreen created this award to recognize its top distributors and manufacturers based on multiple criteria, including contribution to the group, growth, participation, and member and supplier input. Simpson Strong-Tie ranked 10th overall in 2014 for total Evergreen member purchases.

“Simpson Strong-Tie has established itself as one of the leading preferred suppliers in Evergreen since they joined the group,” said Evergreen CEO Kevin Higginbotham. “In addition to becoming heavily involved in our training and education programs, Simpson Strong-Tie is also extremely engaged in Planning for Profit and other group activities. They earned supplier of the year recognition as a result of this hard work and commitment to the group.”

Simpson Strong-Tie joined Evergreen as a preferred supplier in 2009 and has been working hard to establish itself in this organization, said Mike Clemente, Simpson Strong-Tie director of Business Development – Infrastructure, Commercial & Industrial (ICI).

“We are proud to have earned this significant achievement in a relatively short period of time,” Clemente said. “This award recognizes our effort, and motivates us to continue improving our level of sales support going forward.”

Evergreen members represent a group of well-established distributors from the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association. Founded in 1989 by six construction/industrial supply distributors, it currently consists of 69 distributors with more than 280 locations in the United States and Canada, and has combined revenues of more than $1.6 billion. Evergreen preferred suppliers are national companies widely recognized as leaders in their fields, providing the highest quality industrial products together.

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