IMARK Plumbing recognizes members and suppliers who go above and beyond in all aspects of business and participation within the group. Ted Havel, vice president of marketing and suppliers relations said, “I am thrilled to recognize these suppliers and members who have shown exemplary levels of leadership and group participation throughout the year.” 

The IMARK Plumbing preferred suppliers listed below were recognized based on the results of a member ranking process, which was determined by the suppliers’ level of involvement in the following areas: IMARK marketing, communications, and training programs, IMARK program execution and the support of IMARK members. Awards were given within each of the following categories, Marketing, Merchandising, Product and Promotion. 

Marketing Award: Suppliers that excel in promoting their brand, product training, creating end-user demand, provide helpful marketing resources and offer effective marketing funds: Liberty Pumps

Merchandising Award: Suppliers that excel in offering effective merchandising displays/signage and training member personnel on merchandised products: Milwaukee Electric Tool

Product Award: Suppliers that excel in offering top-quality products, and developing new and innovative products:   Sioux Chief

Promotion Award: Suppliers that excel in creating consistent and effective promotional offers and create the most effective IMARK Exclusive promotions: Pioneer Industries 

Supplier of the Year: Suppliers that received numerous ratings in each of the four categories (Marketing, Merchandising, Product and Promotion) and suppliers that achieved status on the 2021 Supplier Gold / Platinum Program. Legend Valve & Fittings

IMARK Plumbing recognized the following members for distinguished performance in 2021. The members listed below were recognized (based on objective criteria tracked by IMARK HQ) for their effective implementation of IMARK marketing and training programs, their exemplary support of IMARK preferred suppliers and achieved status on the 2021 Member Premier Program.

Abilene Plumbing Supply, Abilene, Texas; Northwest Pipe Fittings, Billings, Montana; Prier Pipe & Supply, Salem, Oregon; The Part Works, Seattle, Washington; The Tap of Kansas, Wichita, Kansas; William Betz JR, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.