DENVER, Colorado. — June 24, 2015 — Spartan Chemical Company, a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market, was recognized by Strategic Market Alliance (SMA) and presented with the Navigator Award.
During the SMA Supplier Summit in Denver, Colorado, Spartan received the 2015 Navigator Award. Spartan was recognized specifically for Field Sales Excellence, as judged and voted on by SMA Distributors. SMA established the Navigator Award program in 2014 to recognize and celebrate superior performance by Qualified Suppliers in areas that are critical to mutual success. Categories of recognition include Exemplary Sales Growth, Field Sales Excellence and Product Innovation, with criteria in each area judged both by reported data and in collaboration with SMA Member Distributors.
“Winning an SMA Navigator trophy is acknowledgement of extraordinary partnership and commitment to the Distributors of Strategic Market Alliance, in service to their end-user customers,” said Dick McGann, President and CEO of Strategic Market Alliance. “Spartan’s field sales team is highly regarded across SMA for their expertise and active engagement with SMA member distributors.”
Spartan was presented with the award during the SMA Supplier Summit on June 11, 2015 in Denver, Colorado.
About Spartan Chemical Company, Inc.
Spartan Chemical Company has been a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market since 1956. A proud US employer, Spartan manufactures high quality products from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Maumee, OH and sells both domestically and internationally through a selective network of distribution. Spartan’s chemical products and services are used in building service contractor, education, healthcare, food service and processing, lodging/hospitality, and industrial markets.
About Strategic Market Alliance
Strategic Market Alliance is an interdependent member-owned cooperative serving as a catalyst for optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of all stakeholders within our sphere of influence. Comprised of North America’s leading janitorial, sanitation and foodservice distributors, SMA’s mission is to create value-based business solutions that result in mutually beneficial and sustainable partnerships between suppliers, member distributor owners and our mutual customers.
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