BLANCO has joined the Forte Buying Group as a Preferred Vendor. BLANCO offers an extensive line of premium quality kitchen sinks. Its product line includes stainless steel sinks, granite sinks, kitchen faucets, bar sinks and faucets, custom sink accessories and decorative accessories. The Forté buying group includes about 300 luxury showrooms in North America. Forte was established in 2002 to advance the interests of the independent decorative plumbing and hardware channel. Forte's membership approach accounts for the unique nature of limited distribution products sold in decorative plumbing and hardware showrooms.