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Makita wins Sphere 1 vendor award

Makita U.S.A., manufacturer of industrial power tools and accessories, says it was named Sphere 1 Vendor Partner of the Year for 2014.

"Makita earned the best overall score on the Sphere 1 annual support card which ranks all 94 vendors on six individual criteria important to the success and growth of our cooperative," Sphere 1 CEO Carol Shackelford said in a statement. "Our relationship with the Makita organization continues to grow and flourish due to their excellent leadership, great products, and solid sales team."

"In the year of our 100th anniversary, Makita is proud to be recognized by Sphere 1," Makita national account manager Theresa Westphal added. "At Makita, the entire organization is committed to bringing more innovative solutions to contractors, and helping drive the sales success of our dealer partners. Makita won this award as a team and we look forward to more innovation, service and success in 2015. We thank the members who supported us in 2014, and we look forward to continued growth with Sphere 1."

Sphere 1 is a cooperative of independent tool, fastener, and concrete accessory distributors.

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