Tarkett Residential has added New Brighton, Minn.-based Hank’s Specialties as a flooring distributor throughout the Upper Midwestern United States. Hank’s Specialties, which has been a long-time distributor for Tarkett’s Johnsonite and Azrock brands, will provide sales and service for Tarkett’s popular residential products, including FiberFloor and Vinyl Sheet, Laminate and NAFCO by Tarkett flooring products.
Specialties will now provide services to Tarkett’s flooring retailers in eight
upper Midwest states, including Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South
Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, Wyoming and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Specialties will be a great addition to our distribution base as it is one the
finest floor covering distributors in the Midwest and complements our expanding
market presence in North America,” said Bill Cralley, Tarkett Residential
president. “Hank’s has almost 35 years of excellence in serving a vast array of
floor covering retailers.”
to Randy Grachek, co-owner of Hank’s Specialties, “We look forward to working
with Tarkett Residential to help promote and service its fine resilient and
laminate products to our network of leading floor covering retailers throughout
the Midwestern part of the country.”
excited about expanding our presence with the Tarkett family,” added co-owner
Bruce Grachek. “Its residential products continue to drive consumers into
retailer showrooms thanks to its extensive product portfolio offering some of
the most innovative designs and high-quality features available in today’s
Specialties was established in 1976 near Minneapolis-St. Paul by Hank Gracheck.
The company operates an extensive network of 16 branch locations serviced from
its 110,000 square foot main distribution center in the Minneapolis-St. Paul
Hank's to carry Tarkett Residential products
October 8, 2009