a German innovator of quality engineered stainless steel since 1925, joined the
Forté Buying Group as a Preferred Vendor, which became effective as of November
NJ - Blanco, a German innovator of quality engineered stainless steel since
1925, joined the Forté Buying Group as a Preferred Vendor, which was effective
as of November 2009. This new membership will enable influential dealers to
display a wider selection of Blanco products in their showrooms, such as the
innovative new MicroEdge and Silgranit II sinks.
Forté is a premier buying group in the decorative plumbing and hardware
industry, and attracts market leaders from metropolitan areas throughout the
U.S. and Canada. Under the Forté umbrella are approximately 300 luxury
showrooms in North America. According to
Blanco, Forté Preferred Vendors are leading manufacturers of decorative
plumbing and hardware products sold in limited distribution venues.
“For the consumer and the design community, Blanco’s partnership with Forté
marks another positive step forward in the growth of the brand here in the U.S.,” said Tim
Maicher, Director of Marketing for Blanco.
Jeff Valles, Membership Director of the Forté Group stated, “When a customer
visits a Forté showroom, they can find expert advice and help in selecting from
the vast selection of Blanco products that will match their style and functional