Gardner Bender – True Value 2015 Vendor of the Year

Posted on: 3/17/2016 11:30:00 AM

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin – 2016

True Value Company, one of the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperatives, announced Gardner Bender, a leading manufacturer of electrical tools, voltage testers, wire management products, and professional large powered equipment, as 2015 Electrical Vendor of the Year.

This annual award is presented to a vendor in the electrical category which offers the best combination of sales, successful deliveries, customer service and customer satisfaction to the True Value member stores.

While awarding Gardner Bender, Bill Schwab, True Value Electrical Global Product Merchant stated, “We are very excited for the momentum that we’ve built behind our Certified True Blue programs.  Your (Gardner Bender’s) support to gain placement of more relevant & differentiated assortments, as well as product innovation, has allowed us to experience an increase in all metrics of our business – all while supporting us with a 99% fill rate!”

Gardner Bender’s President, Mike Masino commented “The Gardner Bender and True Value teams worked closely together to successfully launch innovative new products and merchandising concepts. We are excited to win this award and excited to see this hard work deliver successful results.”

The Gardner Bender Team is honored to receive this award from True Value.  Gardner Bender continues to be an industry leader and well-respected in the electrical aisle at all True Value locations.

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