2008 Product Choice Award Winners

Multi-Housing News is proud to present the 2008 winners of our Product Choice Award: Manufacturers whose products and services provide exceptional value, materials quality, design innovation and customer care.We salute each of these winners because they have earned the respect and admiration of you and your peers, who cast votes this spring to determine the best building product sources in the industry across 19 categories.

The voting criteria were:

• Quality of products/materials• Design innovation• Scope of building products offered• Pricing/value• Speed of delivery• Flexibility of terms• Product servicing/customer support

You will find this Winners List to be a valuable resource throughout the year—the ideal place to turn for insight and information on top building product sources. And to make this information available to you 24/7, whenever and wherever you may need it, we are showcasing the winners at www.multi-housingnews.com.

In addition, the following pages give you detailed profiles on some of our winners.Congratulations to this year’s winners, and our sincere thanks to all of you who took the time to cast ballots.


Natasha Selhi, Associate Publisher——–

CARPET Karastan Milliken Mohawk Shaw CEILINGS Armstrong Georgia-Pacific Hunter Douglas Owens Corning FLOORING Armstrong Mannington Pergo Wilsonart HVAC Carrier GE Consumer & Industrial Honeywell International Trane KITCHEN APPLIANCES Bosch GE Appliances Kitchen Aid LG Electronics KITCHEN/BATHROOM CABINETS Aristokraft Cabinetry Armstrong CabinetsKraftMaid Cabinetry Merillat Poggenpohl KITCHEN/BATHROOM FAUCETS & FIXTURESAmerican Standard Cleveland Faucets Group Delta Kohler Moen LAMINATES Abet Laminati Armstrong Formica Nevamar Wilsonart LAUNDRY APPLIANCESGE Appliances LG Electronics Maytag Whirlpool Brand LIGHTING Cooper Lighting GELutron Electric Seagull LightingLOCKSET/HARDWARE Baldwin Hardware Corp. IR Multifamily Solutions (Schlage)Kwikset Corp (Black and Decker)Yale Commercial Locks and HardwarePAINTBehrBenjamin Moore & Co.ICI Paints The Sherwin-Williams Co. ROOFING CertainTeed Roofing Elk Corp.Georgia-PacificOwens Corning SOLID SURFACING Corian Formica Silestone Wilsonart SIGNAGE Banner DesignEagle Sign & DesignFast Signs International 1-800-THE-SIGN SOUND CONTROLHacker IndustriesHomasote Co. Owens Corning Quiet Solution TRIM/MOLDINGAZEC TrimboardsFypon Classic Architectural SpecialtiesCustom Decorative Mouldings The Millwork Store WALLCOVERINGSCarnegieEldorado StoneJohns ManvilleLen-TexWINDOWS/DOORSAndersen Windows and Doors Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors Kolbe and Kolbe Windows and DoorsPella Windows and Doors Winners supplying profiles are indicated by bold-face type, above.