Aurora, Colo. -- Uzin Utz North America, Inc. announced recently that Hank’s Specialties, Inc., based in New Brighton, Mn., will be its newest distributor Partner in the upper Midwest.

Hank’s Specialties started in 1976 when Hank Grachek and his two sons, Randy and Bruce, began selling floor covering supplies out of a 20x40 ft rental garage. Today, with Randy and Bruce at the helm, Hank’s boasts 17 locations around the upper Midwest and continues to serve the floorcovering contractor and installer with one of the largest inventories of quality flooring and floorcovering supplies.

“We are excited to partner with Hank’s and their knowledgeable, experienced and professional staff.”, said Brian Preuss, vice president of sales for the UZIN brand. “We look forward to a long and mutually profitable relationship with them.”

UZIN will supply its full range of substrate preparation products through all 17 branch locations serving customers in North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa and Western Wisconsin.

For more information, visit www.uzin.us.