Duro-Last Roofing, Inc., was recently recognized with two awards during the Restaurant Facility Management Association’s (RFMA) National Conference, Feb. 6–8, 2011, in Long Beach, Calif.
SAGINAW, Mich. – Duro-Last Roofing, Inc., was recently recognized with two awards during the Restaurant Facility Management Association’s (RFMA) National Conference, Feb. 6–8, 2011, in Long Beach, Calif.
John Deal, National Sales Manager for Duro-Last, was recognized by RFMA as the “Vendor of the Year” for 2010. John has been a member of RFMA and its Education Committee since its inception in 2004. John currently holds the title of Co-Chairman of the Education Committee.
“It was a surprise to be recognized as ‘Vendor of the Year’ for RFMA,” Deal said. “I enjoy being involved in such a dynamic organization where I am able to network and build relationships with facility managers and vendors throughout the restaurant industry. I would like to thank the members of the Education Committee for their hard work and my co-chair, Curt Sawan of Darden Restaurants, for all of his guidance and cooperation. A special thanks to Debi Kensell, Education Manager for RFMA. She does an amazing job and together we were able to meet all the goals of the education committee this year.”
Duro-Last was also recognized by Darden Restaurants as “Vendor of the Year” for 2010. Over 8 million square feet of Duro-Last roofing membrane have been installed on 1,138 Darden restaurants since 1987.
“It is an honor to be recognized by Darden as their ‘Vendor of the Year,’” Deal said. “We value our relationship with everyone at Darden and enjoy working with them to service their customers.”
Darden’s team of 35 facility managers recently visited Duro-Last’s headquarters in Saginaw, Mich., where they were given a tour of the manufacturing facilities and met with management to discuss the benefits of the Duro-Last roofing system.