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November 02, 2016

Each year, The Home Depot recognizes the achievements of its valued partners at its annual Supplier Partnership Meeting.

At this year’s meeting, the company named Pergo Outlast+ as the winner of its 2016 Innovation Award. Pergo Outlast+ was selected because the new laminate flooring provides 24 hours of defense against liquid spills – something no other laminate offers today.

Pergo Outlast+ flooring with water from rainboots

Runner-up honors were awarded to Milwaukee Tools for its Milwaukee M18 FUEL with ONE-KEY, which allows users to connect via smartphone for unlimited customization and control.

Heath Zenith lighting also received honors for its Defiant LED BLADE motion activated security lights. BLADE LED motion lights provide seamless light coverage for increased safety at home.

Learn more about the top 10 Innovation Award finalists here:

Ron Jarvis, Home Depot’s vice president of merchandising sustainability, recognized Trex Company with the Environmental Partner of the Year Award. Trex, the leading recycled materials manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railings and other outdoor items, was recognized for its innovative products that are made with over 95 percent recycled materials.

Additionally, the following companies received Home Depot's Supplier Partner of the Year Award:

  • Stimson Lumber Company
  • Quikrete
  • Mohawk Industries
  • Behr
  • Schlage
  • TTI
  • Homewerks Worldwide
  • Halex
  • ETI
  • Nexgrill
  • Spectrum Brands
  • Whirlpool Corporation
  • Cosentino
  • Andersen
  • Pratt Industries