Award winners

Network Distribution honored top Supplier partnerships during the organization’s annual Supplier Trade Show, held in Austin, Texas. 

“Network is proud to recognize the efforts of our valued supplier community,” states Alan Tomblin, president and CEO. “With these essential partnerships, we continue to deliver improved business outcomes throughout the markets we jointly serve.”

The esteemed Supplier of the Year award was presented to GP PRO for outstanding engagement, innovative solutions, and high value results for Network and Member distributors. Georgia-Pacific drives successful market activity by capitalizing on strong relationships throughout Network. 

• GOJO was recognized as Corporate Account Supplier of the Year, the manufacturer partner most engaged in cooperative selling, share growth, and strong alignment. GOJO’s engagement with the Network sales team supports impactful relationship advancement within key customer segments. 

• The Growth Achievement award was presented to both Rubbermaid and Spartan Chemical for enabling year over year growth with demonstrated responsiveness to Network Membership.

• Network’s Member Distributors awarded Spartan Chemical the Member Choice award in recognition of best all-around service, support, and reliability. As a multiple past Member Choice winner, Spartan’s long-standing commitment to Network’s success is exemplary. 

• WNA Novolex and Pactiv Evergreen each received the new Finish Strong award focused on driving growth in the latter half of 2023. These suppliers leaned in to create exclusive promotions that drove exceptional outcomes.

NetSource Strategic Partner was awarded to Contec for their effective and expansive participation in 2023 NetSource results. 

• For demonstrating high achievement and year over year growth within Network, Golden Star received the Rising Star award for the second year running.