MOORESVILLE, NC -- Lowe's home improvement company named several top brands including MasterBrand Cabinets, Pergo, Stanley Black & Decker and Positec as 2015 Vendor Partners of the Year at the company's annual vendor forum.  announced this week it has named  The companies were selected for their commitment to product quality, innovation and customer service.

MasterBrand, a unit for Fortune Brands Home & Seurity, was honored as an innovator for style, and for DIY friendly options.

Pergo was named for its exclusive and stylish flooring programs; MasterBrand was selected for its style and DIY options; Positec won for its Rockwell Bladerunner and the WORX Switch Drive 20V Drill and Drive power tools; and Stanley Black & Decker's DeWalt line of 40V Lithium outdoor power equipment was also honored.

"We celebrate our vendor partners who are committed to putting the customer first, drawing on their team's creativity to find new and innovative ways to help people love where they live," said Mike McDermott, Lowe's Chief Merchandising Officer.

Hitachi, Pergo and Sunrise Global were named as Lowe's overall 2015 Vendor Partners of the Year.

In addition to the overall vendor partners of the year, the following vendor partners were honored for setting the highest bar in innovation:

  •     All Strong Industry for the Style Selections and allen + roth cordless blinds
  •     Blue Rhino for refined technology to minimize environmental impact
  •     GE Appliances for the Cafe/Keurig Refrigerator and Edge-to-Edge Freestanding Range
  •     Nicolas Holiday for technology improvements to the Trim a Tree program
  •     MasterBrand Cabinets for style and DIY friendly options
  •     MTD for the Troy-Bilt FLEX line and Troy-Bilt Pivot Zero Turn Mower
  •     PLI Pak Lite for Pergo Gold and Floor Comfort XPS foam underlayment
  •     Positec for the Rockwell Bladerunner and the WORX Switch Drive 20V Drill and Drive
  •     Samsung for the ActiveWash Washing machine and the Flex Duo
  •     Skydrop for the Smart Sprinkler Controller
  •     Stanley Black & Decker for the DeWalt line of 40V Lithium outdoor power equipment
  •     Sunrise Global for the Lowe's-exclusive Kobalt 80-volt outdoor power equipment
  •     Teknor Apex for the Neverkink MAX garden hose

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