Vendor of the Year

2019 Vendor of the Year

Updated March 13, 2020

Ace Hardware is proud to announce its 2019 Vendor of the Year honorees. This year, eight vendor partners are recognized for showing demonstrative and measurable efforts to help Ace local retailers differentiate through service, convenience and quality – all key pillars of Higher Ground, our long-term growth strategy.

“At Ace, we do business with over 5,000 vendors, but only eight are honored as Vendor of the Year,” said Brian Wiborg, Vice President of Merchandising. “Our 2019 winners delivered record-breaking 48% collective growth and provided Ace retailers with product and channel differentiation, unique & dynamic promotions, training & in-store support, high service levels and dug deep into their hearts to support Children’s Miracle Network.”

The following companies are recognized as Ace Hardware 2019 Vendors of the Year:

  • EGO (Outdoor Power Equipment)
  • Hampton Products (Builder’s Hardware)
  • Hillman (Fasteners & Keys)
  • Milwaukee (Power Tools & Accessories)
  • Rust-Oleum (Paint)
  • Traeger (BBQ)
  • Truper (Garden Tools)

Ace also recognized Feit Electric as the Ace Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Vendor of the Year award in recognition of its donations and sponsorship of the Ace Hardware Foundation and CMN events.

Questions? Contact Ace Foundation at 630-990-6921 with questions.