Posted on

May 2012: CMH acquires Bayard

Volume 26/Number 16; Dec. 17/24, 2012

CMH Space Flooring Products has acquired “certain select assets” from Bayard Sales Corp., expanding its territory throughout the Mid-Atlantic states and doubling its population base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

As part of the deal, Bayard’s owners Don Wohlfarth, Sr., and Don Wohlfarth, Jr. will stay with the company in “top leadership roles” in the newly named Bayard Region “to help grow the business,” noted Hoy Lanning, CMH’s CEO. Continue reading May 2012: CMH acquires Bayard

Posted on

IVC partners with CMH

Dalton—IVC has named CMH Space Flooring as a distributor in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.

CMH which recently acquired Bayard Sales Corp. (FCNews, May 14/21), will bring IVC enhanced sales and logistical coverage in these regions, noted Paul Murfin, IVC’s president. “CMH is one of the premier distributors, and we’re very pleased to expand our distribution footprint with a company of this caliber.” Continue reading IVC partners with CMH

Posted on

NAFCD 2011 Lifetime Achievement Awards go to Hunt, Wohlfarth, Train brothers

CHICAGO—Don Wohlfarth Sr. of Bayard Sales Corp.; Roger Hunt of Flex Credit; and L.A., Kenny and Jeff Train of Swiff-Train are the 2011 recipients of the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) Lifetime Achievement Award.

The honor cites exceptional leadership or contributions that have led to expanding the vision of the floor covering distribution industry. Continue reading NAFCD 2011 Lifetime Achievement Awards go to Hunt, Wohlfarth, Train brothers

Posted on

Bayard Sales Corp ups the ante for a greater payout

PHILADELPHIA—The Bayard Sales Corp. once again solidified its position of strength in the Mid Atlantic when it unveiled new products to its sales team here, on Oct. 18. New products and programs from Formica, Kährs and Shaw were rolled out to give the sales force a new arsenal when it comes up against today’s challenges.

Refreshingly, Don Wohlfarth Jr., Bayard’s president, didn’t cite the economy or a lull in building as one of the obstacles the group is facing. “One of our big challenges, frankly, is from the time we get our professional approach in front of our customers, the message is watered down and not introduced the way we want it introduced,” he explained. “You go to a specialty retailer today and she’s answering phones, loading vans, not hearing what we have to say.” Continue reading Bayard Sales Corp ups the ante for a greater payout