Ridgeons recently held its 10th Annual Supplier of the Year Awards at Quy Mill in Cambridge. The Awards celebrate the commitment and service each of the suppliers offer the business and were attended by Ridgeons Chief Executive, Ian Northen and Head of Operations, Richard Gray as well as key Ridgeons staff and winning suppliers.
Award categories included Hardware and Decorating, Heavyside, Lightside, Timber and Sheets, Supplier Sales Representative of the Year, Commercial Team and Overall Supplier of the Year. The winners are listed below.
Bob Butler, Head of Purchasing, commented: “At Ridgeons the quality of products we offer our customers and the high level of service we are able to give is predominantly down to the suppliers we work with. It is fantastic to be able to thank the people we work with by doing these annual awards. Everyone at Ridgeons would like to congratulate the winners and we look forward to many more successful years of working together.”
Ridgeons Overall Supplier of the Year – Lignacite Blocks
Hardware and Decorating – Akzo Nobel
Akzo Nobel is Ridgeons’ largest supplier of paints and other decorative coatings. The company manufactures well-known brands such as Dulux, Cuprinol, Polycell, Hammerite, Glidden and Sikkens.
Lightside winner – Ceramic Tiles
Ceramic Tiles is based in Ipswich, Suffolk and are Ridgeons’ largest supplier of Ceramic Tiles and Tile products.
Heavyside winner – Lignacite Blocks
Lignacite is an independent family owned business with block manufacturing facilities in Brandon and Nazing.
Timber & Sheets winner – Meyer Timber Ltd
Meyer Timber Ltd has been supplying principal sheet material to Ridgeons for over fifteen years.
Supplier Sales Representative of the year – Kevin Edwards – Marshalls & Stonemarket
Kevin has worked for Stonemarket for almost four years and has also forged some great working relationships with Ridgeons’ branches.
Commercial team winner – Ecotherm
Ecotherm is Ridgeons’ preferred supplier of PIR Ridged Insulation. Its support has helped the merchant to win and retain some large contracts and develop the product area.