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Rockland Flooring Becomes Two-Time Winner of Great Dane’s Quality Award



November 21, 2022 – Rockland Flooring recently attended Great Dane’s Annual Supplier Conference in Savannah, GA and was awarded the 2022 Great Dane Quality Award.  Rockland Flooring is the only supplier to win this award twice and the only supplier to receive a perfect customer service score from each of the six Great Dane dry van plants it serves. Rockland also received the Great Dane’s Quality Award in 2021.


Chris Wolford, Chief Sales Officer, added “It’s just incredible to be recognized for such a high level of quality and service.  It’s validation that the work we do matters and is appreciated by our partners like Great Dane.”

West Lorne Location Recognizes Don Heeney’s Retirement After 25 Years

On July 6, 2022 we celebrated Don Heeney’s retirement after 25 years with Rockland Flooring. The company supplied meals for the first and second shifts to commemorate this special day.

Don has been instrumental in the success of our West Lorne facility having worked in all departments at some point during his tenure. His work ethic and leadership will certainly be missed but we wish him the best in retirement.

Thank you Don for your unwavering commitment to Rockland Flooring and to our customers.

Rockland Flooring Donates To Dutton Dunwich West Elgin Community Fund June 2022

Rockland Flooring is proud to be a part of the communities we live, work and call home.  In June 2022, our West Lorne, ON plant made a donation the Dutton Duwich West Elgin Community Fund as a Founding Donor.  Site Manager, Stephan Davis (kneeling, left) said “We are glad to support the community through this new initiative.” We appreciate all our community partnerships and look forward to our grassroot efforts with the Dutton Dunwich West Elgin Community Fund.



Great Dane Awards Rockland Flooring It’s Quality Award for 2021

September 20th –  Great Dane has awarded Rockland Flooring with their 2021 Outstanding Excellence Award.  The Quality Excellence Award is given to the supplier with the best quality record over the prior twelve months.  This is the highest award earned by a Great Dane supplier and it is given to only one of the 392 direct suppliers.

Chris Wolford, Chief Sales Officer at Rockland Flooring added, “We are obviously thrilled to received such a distinguished award from Great Dane Trailer.  This is a testament to the team at Rockland Flooring who’s hard work, perseverance and passion for excellence are on display every day.”

Rockland Flooring Receives Great Dane Key Partner Award

Savannah, Georgia – May 2, 2019 – Great Dane has recognized two of its supply partners with service awards for their outstanding support and commitment to the company. Executives from Great Dane presented Hendrickson International and Rockland Flooring with these awards at the 2019 Truck Trailer Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) Annual Convention on April 25 in Bonita Springs, Florida.

“The strength of the current market has provided many opportunities for our industry, but it has also come with many challenges, including shortages of essential equipment parts,” said Dean Engelage, president of Great Dane. “We wanted to show our immense gratitude to Hendrickson and Rockland for standing by Great Dane.”

Keeping up with record-high production volumes is an industrywide issue that has been especially taxing on parts suppliers. Understanding the challenges its suppliers were facing, Great Dane recognized Hendrickson and Rockland for helping the company to fulfill orders despite the intense industry demand.

“Great Dane is fortunate to have built such strong relationships with quality partners like Hendrickson and Rockland, who have gone above and beyond to support us during this period of unprecedented demand,” Engelage said. “We understand the pressures our suppliers are facing, and we are extremely grateful to these upstanding companies for their commitment to helping keep Great Dane on top.”

Rockland Flooring Receives Wabash National’s Platinum Service Award

October 3, 2017 – Rockland Flooring was recently awarded a Platinum Supplier Award from Wabash National for supply chain excellence at Wabash’s annual supplier conference at Lafayette, Indiana.  The award is reserved for a very select group of supply partners who excel in delivery, quality, innovation, cost, service and customer support.  This was the second consecutive year Rockland received the award.

Chris Wolford, EVP of Sales and Marketing added “We’re obviously thrilled to receive such a distinguished award from Wabash National for the second year in a row.  It’s a testament to our passionate team of over 600 employees at Rockland Flooring who strive for excellence each and every day”