American Standard Brands is pleased to announce its recognition as Showroom Plumbing Vendor of the Year by Ferguson. The only vendor to be honored with two awards this year, American Standard also received the Featured Counter Product Award for its Colony Soft Centerset Bathroom Faucet promotion. A Vendor of the Year Award was given in each of three categories — plumbing, lighting and appliances — and was based on multiple criteria including overall sales performance, channel marketing engagement and execution, and the level of sales rep support provided.The Featured Counter Product recognition was based on successful marketing and sales execution of a promotion for the Colony Soft bath faucet in nearly 600 Ferguson blended branch counters across the United States.”We are so pleased to receive this prestigious recognition from a valued partner like Ferguson,” said Steven Delarge, chief executive officer and president of LIXIL Water Technology Americas, American Standard, DXV. “Ferguson’s influence on the marketplace cannot be overstated. We deeply appreciate this opportunity to work closely in partnership with a leading supplier of commercial and residential plumbing products.”Award winners were announced at the annual Ferguson Enterprises Vendor Summit in Williamsburg, Va. on October 21, 2015. Accepting both awards on behalf of American Standard Brands was Bert Magladry, manager of U.S. trade sales for the Company.For more information on this announcement, visit www.americanstandard.com.