EIGHTY FOUR, Pa. - Chuck Frerichs, manager of 84 Lumber’s store in Chandler, Arizona has been selected as the company's 2018 Manager of the Year. Frerichs and others were honored as top performers during the company’s annual awards banquet, which was held in March at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania.
 
Under Frerichs’ leadership since 2005, the Chandler store reached nearly $80 million in sales in 2018, which is a $20 million increase from the previous year. With 55 associates, 70 to 100 daily loads, and 15 delivery trucks, the store anticipates another strong year in 2019.
 
“We’ve built a strong reputation in the Phoenix area as a business that people want to buy from and sell to,” says Frerichs. “Much of that has to do with the team. Everyone at the store has a positive attitude and is incredibly knowledgeable.”
 
The Manager of the Year award is one of two most notable honors of the ceremony. Other awards include the Rookie of the Year, Area Manager of the Year, Buyer of the Year, Hauler of the Year, and various merit awards for best sales performance and improvement.
 

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84 Lumber names Nick Luchonok as 2018 Rookie of the Year

Nick Luchonok, co-manager of 84 Lumber’s store in Oakland, New Jersey has been selected as the company's 2018 Rookie of the Year.

“2018 was a stellar year for 84 [as] we achieved the second-highest annual revenue in our history and continued to find ways to grow and excel in our industry,” says Maggie Hardy, president of 84 Lumber. “I couldn’t be [more proud] of those recognized at our awards ceremony, as well as all of our associates who work hard every day. I’m truly grateful for the unique team that we have.”

Founded in 1956, 84 Lumber Company is a privately held supplier of building materials, manufactured components, and industry-leading services for single- and multi-family residences and commercial buildings. A certified women’s business enterprise, 84 Lumber operates more than 250 stores, component manufacturing plants, custom door shops, custom millwork shops, and engineered wood product (EWP) centers in 30 states, representing the top 130 markets in the country.

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