TEUTOPOLIS, IL – Stevens Industries Inc. recently welcomed ABC Lumber & Hardware Corporation, based in Miami FL, to their network of premium textured-panel distributors representing the Artika / Rain collection. ABC is one of the latest of 35 distribution points added by Stevens in the previous twelve months.

Vivian Segredo, assistant manager of ABC, stated, “We love the Artika and Rain textures. The colors are beautiful.”

Stevens Industries Inc.’s Vice President of Sales, Mike Gibson, said, “We value the partnerships formed with our talented distribution team. ABC’s dynamic sales team and location will serve a key role in serving our Southern FL customer base. We’re pleased to continue the tradition of high-quality products and inventive designs that began more than 56 years ago.”

In October, Stevens Industries Inc. added eight new colors to the popular Artika / Rain collection which launched in early 2012. The new colors rounded out the collection to twenty colors with two innovative texture choices.

Artika and Rain textured panels have been used in a plethora of applications, from closet and office systems to customized wall treatments, modern kitchen arrangements and even daycare furniture. These panels are used in state-of-the art healthcare institutions throughout reception and waiting areas, patient rooms, staff areas and more. Use of Artika and Rain panels by the hospitality industry has exploded in recent months. High-end hotel furniture with Artika and Rain textures can be found in Canada and numerous states in the US. The Artika and Rain panels are even beginning to appear in homes in Mexico. The variety of uses, colors and textures have created a boundless design arena for new and old customers alike.

To learn more about Stevens Industries Inc.’s Artika, Rain and other specialty textures, contact Bill Lane, Marketing Manager and Distribution Chain Manager, billl@stevensind.com, (217) 540-3100 or visit stevensmelamine.com.

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