Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation Named ‘Vendor of the Year’ by Do it Best Corp.

Award Presented to Metal Sales at the Do it Best Corp. October Market

Publish Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY…Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, the premier nationwide provider of metal roof and wall panels for the construction industry, has been named “Vendor of the Year” for the Do it Best Corp. Lumber and Building Materials Commodities Division.

The Do it Best Corp. Vendor of the Year award winners are nominated by the company’s sales account executives and account managers across the country. Company representatives take a survey of each of Do it Best Corp. commodities division’s more than 60 vendors. Vendors are ranked on a variety of key performance areas, including product performance, competitive pricing, customer service, product quality and more. The vendor with the highest overall score is named Vendor of the Year.

“We’re pleased to recognize Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation as one of our top vendors for 2012,” said Do it Best Corp. Vice President of Lumber & Building Materials Quent Ondricek. “Metal Sales received accolades from our team for their superior product line, competitive pricing, on-time delivery and outstanding service levels.  Further, their strong promotional opportunities this year have helped our member-owners grow their businesses, even in a tough economy.”

This is a second win for Metal Sales, which also took top honors in 2009. “I credit the repeat win to the great relationship our two companies have enjoyed,” said Ondricek. “There’s a true partnership committed to helping independent dealers succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.”

The Do it Best Corp. Lumber and Building Materials Commodities division consists of building materials including roofing, lumber, drywall, steel and more. Metal Sales has proudly partnered with Do it Best Corp. for more than 15 years.

Metal Sales was presented with the Do it Best Corp. Vendor of the Year award at the Do it Best October Market in Indianapolis, IN, October 13-15, 2012, during the member and vendor excellence awards ceremony.

Based in Fort Wayne, IN., Do it Best Corp. is the only U.S.-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales of $2.68 billion, Do it Best Corp. is the second largest co-op in the industry, serving more than 4,000 member-owned locations in the United States and in 53 foreign countries.