Posted April 18, 2022

Evergreen Names Members and Suppliers of the Year

Colony Hardware Corp. and Milwaukee Tool take Tier 1 honors.

The Evergreen Marketing Group has recognized five distributor members and five manufacturer partners as 2021 Member or Preferred Supplier of the Year. The awards were presented during the general session of Evergreen’s Conference held in Orlando, Florida April 5 – 7, 2022.

Earning distinction as 2021 Distributor Members of the Year were

Earning distinction as 2021 Preferred Suppliers of the Year were

The awards were created to recognize the top distributors and manufacturers based on multiple criteria. Distributors and manufacturers were first divided into tiers based on size. Within each tier, the distributors and manufacturers were then ranked based on a number of criteria including contribution to the group, growth, participation and member and supplier input.

Evergreen also recognized the group’s 2021-2022 chairman Joe Wesel II, American Producer Supply, with the Paul H. Connelly Leadership Award. The award is named after the group’s founder, the former owner of Construction Tool Service of Pittsburgh, PA.

The Evergreen Marketing Group is a member-owned cooperative founded in 1989 by six construction/industrial supply distributors. It currently consists of 50 distributors with more than 350 locations in the United States and Canada and has combined revenues of more than $4.5 billion dollars. The group is focused on driving growth and profitability of its Members and Preferred Suppliers through an on- going program of training & education, business development and partnering.

Evergreen maintains a state- of-the-art 15,000 square foot training center in Farmer’s Branch, Texas and offers the industry’s only professional certification program for distributor sales and operations people. Evergreen Members are the leading distributors of tools, fasteners, concrete accessories and other construction/industrial/safety products.