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Howard Miller Company Wins Vendor Partnership Award

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For the second year in a row, the Howard Miller Company has been named as a recipient of the annual TharpeRobbins Award of Excellence for Vendor Partnership. As a leader in the managed recognition and rewards industry, TharpeRobbins is passionate about bestowing recognition whenever it is deserved. So, it created these awards for its extended family of vendor partners.
“The entire team at Howard Miller takes pride being a responsible supplier and partner to provide lasting benefits for TharpeRobbins,” says Brian Burley, director of special markets for the Howard Miller Company. “We work hard to ensure that our products are in stock to ship on time in order to enhance the experience of all gift recipients.”
Family owned and operated in its third generation, the Howard Miller Company manufactures furniture for the entire home – from clocks and other specialty categories such as curio cabinets and wine and bar cabinets, to a complete line of furnishings for the bedroom, living room, and dining room.
            “A few of our vendor partners, like Howard Miller, go above and beyond year after year, “ says Brett Tharpe, TharpeRobbins’ CEO. “As a recognition company, we live, breathe and are passionate about honoring those who are exemplary. Partners like the Howard Miller Company set that standard of excellence for others. And, as we all know, recognition changes everything.”
            Only 21 vendors out of hundreds have been named as recipients of the second annual awards in honor of the flawless service and quality that has helped TharpeRobbins become the industry leader that it is today. 
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Headquartered in Zeeland, Mich., the Howard Miller Company is a leading manufacturer of clocks, bedroom, living, and dining room furnishings, wine and bar furnishings, curio cabinets, and other specialty furniture. The company has been crafting fine home furnishings for more than 80 years. This family owned company employs more than 1,500 people at 11 manufacturing and distribution plants worldwide. For more information log on to
For more than 100 years, TharpeRobbins’ rich history as an innovator has covered the breadth of managed reward and recognition programs.  The company fosters superior performance by creating new standards for employee recognition and rewards through imaginative solutions, cutting edge programs, flawless execution, professional service and world-class technology. TharpeRobbins built its reputation on developing customized programs to help clients reach their employee attraction and retention goals. The company is passionate about recognition because they know that an engaged workforce produces satisfied customers, which in turn produces more business. With TharpeRobbins, Recognition Changes Everything.  
The privately-held TharpeRobbins was created through the February 2007 merger of The Robbins Company, founded in 1892, and The Tharpe Company Inc., founded in 1981. The company headquarters are located on a 25-acre campus in Statesville, N.C. and include an extensive showroom and state-of-the-art distribution facility. The ISO-certified Attleboro, Mass., operations include creative services, software development and jewelry manufacturing. Find out more at

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