Home Hardware dealer-owners honoured by AQMAT

ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Home Hardware had two category award winners and seven category award finalists at the 7th Annual AQMAT Gala Reconnaissance in Montreal earlier this month. Eric Berthiaume, dealer-owner of Centre de Rénovation Home Hardware Marieville received the Conqueror Award, which honours a company that is growing its business through acquisitions, marketing strategies or export activities. Simon Gaignard, dealer-owner of Roberge et Fils Centre de Rénovation Home Hardware in La Sarre, received the Specialty Award, which honours a niche store that stands out from its competitors. The Marieville store is one of seven under Groupe Turcotte, a large Quebec home improvement and garden centre retailer with over 200 employees. President Louis Turcotte and Daniel Gervais, associate, are store partners. Roberge et Fils are manufacturers of windows and doors through their Roberge Window and Doors Division.