IDEAL Recognized by IMARK Group

SYCAMORE, IL — IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of quality tools, connectors and testing products for electricians and data communications contractors, has been honored with the prestigious “Excellence in Marketing and Communications” award by IMARK GROUP, a member-owned marketing group made up of more than 1,100 independent electrical distributors throughout the United States.


Bob Smith, President of IMARK presents award to Nick Shkordoff, Group Vice President/GM of the Electrical Division of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.


The award was presented during ceremonies at IMARK’s annual meeting October 14, 2013, in Carlsbad, CA, where a panel of independent IMARK member distributors judged suppliers on the basis of overall promotional activities, education programs, product merchandising, co-op funding, and pricing structure. Using these criteria, IDEAL was selected first from hundreds of suppliers nationwide who provide products to IMARK members.


“Efforts to continuously improve our promotional capabilities have proven to be successful with IMARK members who are profiting by partnering with IDEAL,” said Joe Saganowich, Vice President of Sales for IDEAL. “Thanks to IMARK for selecting IDEAL to be number one, plus a special thanks to all our hardworking employees who made it possible to win.”



IMARK GROUP’s membership includes over 80 members in the Top 200 largest distributors in the country. Member companies serve their local customers from over 2,000 branch locations. With over $15 billion in combined sales, IMARK Group is the largest member owned, member governed cooperative in the US electrical industry.

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