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Mr. David’s Flooring International and RD Weis Companies Enter into Strategic Partnership
Combined Resources Strengthen Established Commercial Flooring Leaders
Chicago, IL & Elmsford, NY – September 24, 2019 Mr. David’s Flooring International and RD Weis Companies today announce that, effective October 1, 2019, the companies will form an equity partnership to provide complete commercial flooring services to the greater New York region.The RD Weis management team will continue to operate under the RD Weis, CTS, and PASS brands in their current markets while transitioning to the Mr. David’s infrastructure and systems.
“Mr. David’s is excited to join with RD Weis Companies to deliver a new level of commercial flooring installation services and capabilities to the New York region,” said Leonard Zmijewski, CEO of Mr. David’s. “We have admired RD Weis for years and are very pleased to align our complementary strengths and resources.”
Evolving customer needs are creating change in how commercial flooring installation companies structure and deliver their services. Combining the complementary strengths and resources of Mr. David’s Flooring International with RD Weis Companies will create a unified team capable of leveraging advanced technology to deliver a superior commercial customer solution.
“We believe in today’s market, an organization must grow and become more competitive and more technologically-oriented to thrive in the future,” said Randy Weis, CEO of RD Weis Companies. “Mr. David’s and RD Weis are organizations committed to being industry leaders and to staying well in front of the pack for many years to come.”
This strategic partnership brings commercial project contractors, architects, and corporate developers greater access to a network of skilled installers, expertise in a broader range of commercial flooring materials and special performance conditions, and technology that deliver greater project efficiency and effectiveness.
About Mr. David’s Flooring International
Mr. David’s (https://mrdavids.com), is a leader in full-service commercial contract flooring installation, logistics services, and supplier of carpet resilient, wood & laminate, tile and stone, and appearance retention services. Founded in 1972, Mr. David’s Flooring International has completed over $1B in customer contracts through 16 U.S. locations and nearly 1,000 employees. Mr. David’s provides an industry-unique vertical integration that meets a customer’s full project requirement, from design specification, project management to distribution and installation.
About RD Weis Companies
Founded in 1990 by Randall D. Weis, RD Weis Companies is a full-service flooring provider specializing in environmentally safe flooring solutions for commercial interiors. As a member of StarNet®, the largest commercial carpet channel in the U.S., RD Weis Companies offers commercial clients and design professionals a broad range of floor covering products at the industry’s most competitive prices. Headquartered in Elmsford, NY, RD Weis serves the needs of the corporate, healthcare, hospitality, retail, governmental and educational markets nationally from seven locations throughout the northeastern U.S. Visit www.rdweis.com for more information on the company’s full range of products, services and activities.
Mr. David’s Flooring International and Floors by Beckers Inc. Enter into Strategic Partnership
CHICAGO & MINNEAPOLIS — Mr. David’s and Beckers/ Floors by Beckers Inc. today announced the new equity partnership of Beckers/ Floors by Beckers and Mr. David’s, forming a strong, well-positioned enterprise serving the global commercial flooring community. The new equity partnership will continue operations under the leadership of John D. Becker (CEO) and William C. Becker (VP), and the founders of Mr. David’s Flooring International, David Zmijewski and Leonard Zmijewski (CEO).
Mr. David’s (MDFI) and Beckers are leading contract flooring providers in the commercial market specializing in serving general contractors, architects/designers, corporations and facilities managers. The companies serve key industries including healthcare, hospitality, education, government, public and private sector facilities. The partnership will enable Beckers to leverage the strengths of Mr. David’s leadership and resources and will continue to deliver on-time warrantied flooring craftsmanship, and long-term sustainability.
The award-winning companies will continue investing in digital service platforms, personnel, equipment and education. The partnership will allow the companies to realize significant regional growth by driving operational efficiencies and providing excellent service, technical and specification expertise, quality workmanship and service collaboration across the entire MDFI platform.
“We are very excited about our partnership and believe in the long-term growth potential this partnership promises,” said Mr. David’s CEO, Leonard Zmijewski. “We look forward to supporting the management team’s efforts to integrate the two businesses as we realize the full potential of the combined organization.”
“Beckers and MDFI both have a long, rich history of providing outstanding service and product to their customers,” said CEO, John Becker of Floors by Beckers. “Our future services will be further enhanced by the new partnership. Current and new customers alike, will benefit from our expanded footprint and strengthened service capabilities.”
Both companies are committed, long-standing members of the Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Co-op, the world’s largest network of Independent Commercial Floor covering service providers.
Mr. David’s Flooring International, LLC
Mr. David’s (https://mrdavids.com) was founded in 1972 by David and Leonard Zmijewski and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois now has 12 locations across the US. Mr. David’s is a long-established Contract Flooring and Logistics Company spanning over 4 decades of full-service installation and supply of carpet resilient, wood & laminate, tile and stone, and appearance retention services. This global supplier has been dedicated to the philosophy of hands-on value creation through managing every aspect of a commercial flooring project for their customers. The unique vertical integration allows Mr. David’s to handle everything, from design specification, project management to distribution and installation.
Beckers/ Floors by Beckers Inc.
Beckers (https://beckerbrothers.com) was founded in 1959 by four brothers (Harold, Bill, Jim and Dick Becker) as a Flooring Installation workroom. Floors by Beckers was founded in 1994 as sales/ project management company. Beckers long history of service excellence, project management and value-based procurement is at the heart of their exceptional delivery system. Beckers Rugs & More department uniquely creates custom crafted walk off and specialty rugs to design specification. Beckers is headquartered in New Brighton, Minnesota. with a second office in St. Cloud, Minnesota.