Horizon Forest Products and Long Floor Promote Chris Williams to Head Virginia Branch

From: Horizon Forest Products
Published: Tue Mar 16 2010

Horizon Forest Products and Long Floor have announced the recent promotion of Chris Williams to Branch Manager. Williams will head the companies’ Chesapeake, Virginia location and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the branch, as well as directing sales, delivering profit, managing staff, and running the showroom floor.

"Chris has been with us for several years and has a very good knowledge of the business," says company Vice President, David Williams. "He has great leadership skills and possesses the work ethic and positive attitude that will allow us to take our Virginia branch to the next level."

Williams has been with the company full-time for three years in the position of Sales Representative/Assistant Manager, but started working in the warehouse ten years ago during the summer. He graduated from East Carolina University with a BSBA in Business and has completed training with the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), Bona Sand & Finish School, Clarke Training, and Lenmar Sand & Finish Training. Williams says that he is looking forward to the challenges that await him in his new position and the contributions that he can make to the team and company.

"Being with the company for ten years and involved with so many aspects of the daily operations will serve as a great foundation for my role as manager," says Williams. "I’m looking forward to helping Horizon Forest Products and Long Floor continue to increase our presence in the Virginia market and working with our team members to help each of them achieve professional success."

HFP and Long Floor offer customers over 75 years of industry experience and one of the most comprehensive inventories of pre-finished and unfinished hardwood flooring, floor equipment, abrasives, finishes, fasteners, and accessories in the mid-Atlantic Region. They have locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, and Virginia and offer the most hard-to-find hardwood products available in the market. For more information, visit www.horizonforest.com.

About Horizon Forest Products
Horizon Forest Products is a top distributor of products for hardwood flooring contractors and custom cabinetmakers in the southeast. The company currently services areas around Raleigh, NC; Wilmington, NC; Greensboro, NC; and Charleston, SC. Horizon Forest Products provides premium materials to cabinetmakers and hardwood flooring contractors and is particularly proud to offer one of the largest selections of exotic and hard-to-find pine flooring.

About Long Floor
For over 60 years, Long Floor has been servicing the needs of the hardwood flooring industry. We offer a wide selection of prefinished and unfinished hardwoods. At Long's we carry for quick shipment the most comprehensive inventory of floor equipment, abrasives, finishes, fasteners, prefinished and unfinished moldings, and accessories in the industry.

Media Contact:
Holly Williams
Marketing Coordinator
Horizon Forest Products
(919) 424-8265

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Company: Horizon Forest Products
Contact Name: Holly Williams
Contact Email: haw@horizonforest.com
Contact Phone: 919-424-8265

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