Laguna Niguel, Calif.—Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of professional, commercial flooring contractors, recently recognized the recipients of the network’s Member and Supplier Awards, at the organization’s 2017 annual conference in Austin, Texas. Fuse Alliance also announced the winners of its inaugural Spark Awards, presented to network members only.
Member Awards were presented to seven network businesses. OEC, based in Boise, Idaho, captured Excellence in Communication; Division 9, based in the Seattle area and Christian Brothers, based in the San Diego area both took home Excellence in Reporting and Follow-Up; three network members received Excellence in Loyalty, which included StarFloors of Dallas, Texan Floor Service of Houston and Franklin Flooring in Pennsylvania. ReSource Floors, based in San Diego, was recognized for its contribution to Ecollect—Fuse’s reclamation program. Finally, Resource 4 Floors, based in Ft. Lauderdale, received the Spirit Award.
Supplier Awards were presented to four of the network’s preferred suppliers. Johnsonite received Best Product; Armstrong Flooring received Best Service; Schönox received Best Support; and Ardex Americas captured Supplier of the Year.
The Spark Awards celebrate excellence in project design installed by its network members and is centered on flooring. Based on originality, quality of installation and design innovation, the awards represent outstanding craftsmanship, skill and expertise in the flooring industry.
Winners include: Butler Flooring Services, based in Louisville, Ky., captured three Spark Awards including Best Branded Environment, Best in Show and Most Maximized Budget. Commercial Interior Resources (CIR), based in Orange County, Calif., captured the Greatest Space Challenge. Floorz, based in Denver, captured two Spark Awards including The Most Aggressive Timeline/Schedule and the Best Flooring Solution. Signature Commercial Floor Covering received the Toughest Site Conditions.