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NMDA announces Supplier of the Year Awards

Fifteen award recipients were announced at last week’s STEP conference.
NMDA presenters and the team from SeaStar Solutions, which won Supplier of the Year Award in the Diamond category.

NMDA presenters and the team from SeaStar Solutions, which won Supplier of the Year Award in the Diamond category.

The National Marine Distributors Association presented its Supplier of the Year Awards last week at its annual STEP Purchasing Conference. Ryan Barber of CWR Distributors, past president of the NMDA board of directors, and Laura Leon of Medart, current president, handed out the awards.

The Supplier of the Year Awards were voted on by NMDA distributor members. The categories are separated into three segments: Gold, Platinum and Diamond, based on sales volume as reported to NMDA.

Supplier of the Year

• Diamond: SeaStar Solutions; first runner up, Taylor Made Products

• Platinum: Uflex U.S.A.; first runner up, Sea-Dog Line

• Gold: Gold Eagle; first runner up, Polyform U.S.

Supply Chain Standards Efficiency

• Diamond: IMMI (Boat Buckle)

• Platinum: Uflex U.S.A.

• Gold: Gold Eagle

Marketing Philosophy

• Diamond: Power Products

• Platinum: Uflex U.S.A.

• Gold: Gold Eagle

Best All Around Packaging

• Diamond: Xylem

• Platinum: Sea-Dog Line

• Gold: Gold Eagle

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