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Awards

We’ve won over fifty carpet and flooring industry awards, including being voted “Best Carpet Manufacturer 2018” by readers of Interiors Monthly and F1 “Carpet Supplier Of The Year” for the last 13 years.

Interiors Monthly: Best Carpet Manufacturer 2012 to 2020

For the eighth consecutive year, Cormar Carpet Company has been voted “Best Carpet Manufacturer” by readers of Interiors Monthly.

After the success of our 2018 rebrand, the company was delighted to be recognised again as being a market leader in the flooring industry. In 2019, Cormar were also awarded “Best Flooring Brand”, a tremendous success given the fierce competition for the award.

Marketing Director David Cormack said “we were so pleased to have won not one but two awards in 2019, following our rebrand. It’s a fantastic achievement for Cormar Carpet Company. We really do pride ourselves on continually producing new ranges and providing industry-leading delivery, excellent product quality and first-class customer service. So a huge ‘Thank You’ to all the Interiors Monthly readers who voted for us.”

Since the company began in 1956, it has gone from strength to strength, the most recent being the opening of a new multi-million-pound distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead. Cormar is proud to be leading the way in the flooring industry as a family-run, British company with a focus on high quality, affordable carpets.

Cormar are currently enjoying success in the market with their recently launched Inglewood Saxony and the re-coloured Primo Plus. “Southwold”, a new loop pile carpet made from 100% premium New Zealand wool was also launched by Cormar’s sales team over the summer of 2019. Thanks to their highly efficient delivery service and high level of customer care along with a reputation for quality, Cormar Carpet Co remains one of the most popular carpet manufacturers in Britain.

Since the brand was successfully relaunched in 2018, Cormar have seen significant increases in its’ website traffic and social media – both of which have doubled in size over the following 12 months. And with a 5 Star rating on Trustpilot, it’s clear the Cormar brand is heading in the right direction and set for further growth.

…the fact we’ve won not one, but two awards, is testament to all the hard work we’ve put in over the recent years.

2018 Flooring Innovation Gold Winner

Cormar are delighted to have won not one, but two Gold Awards for Flooring Innovation, as voted for by leading trade magazine "The Stocklists". Cormar's industry-leading online trade portal was awarded the Gold Winner in the Services Category. Cormar was also awarded Gold Winner in the Marketing Section, for its' recent brand relaunch and consumer website.

Metro Group Carpet Supplier Of The Year 2018

We’re delighted to announce that Cormar Carpet Company has won “Supplier Of The Year” award from Metro Buying Group. We’ve won this award in 15 of the last 16 years, narrowly missing out in 2017. The Metro members vote on various criteria, including customer service, product quality, delivery and overall professionalism of their suppliers, so we’re therefore delighted to receive this award once again. Thanks to all our staff and teams within the company at Cormar – and to Metro retail members for voting for us over the last year. Pictured is Cormar Regional Sales Manager, Carl Quail receiving the award from Steve Depport from Metro Group.

F1 Supplier of the Year 2007 to 2019

Cormar Carpets has won Flooring One’s Supplier of The Year award – providing evidence once again, of it’s leading position in the UK carpet manufacturing industry.

The only company to have been crowned with the title for the 13th consecutive year, Cormar picked up the award at the Buying Group National Flooring Show, held in May held at Flooring One’s head office in Solihull.

Voted for by members of the buying group, the scores are based on delivery performance, quality and response to quality issues, products and sales support/communication.

“To be awarded Supplier of the Year for 13 years running is such an accolade,” said David Cormack, marketing director at Cormar Carpets. “It makes us immensely proud of all the hard work, enthusiasm and commitment everyone at the company has put in to continue delivering our market-leading products, first class delivery service and excellent customer service.”

Cormar continues to produce all its wool and polypropylene carpet ranges from its two production sites near Bury in Lancashire. It also has its own fleet of over 60 distribution vehicles to ensure a top class delivery service to customers, as well as its own team of 29 sales representatives throughout Britain and Ireland.

Cormar Carpets is one of the UK’s most successful independent carpet producers with some one million people a year buying a Cormar carpet.

 

F1 Supplier Of The Year 2017

Cormar Carpets has once again, been named ‘Supplier of the Year’ by buying group, Flooring One. It’s the 11th consecutive year that Cormar have won this prestigious award!

The award is voted on by all members of the buying group, with scores based on delivery performance, quality and response to quality issues, products and sales support/communication.

 

In recognition of its commitment to high quality products, staff investment and servicing the flooring industry, the award was presented on 9th May to Cormar Carpets at the Buying Groups National Flooring Show, at Flooring One’s head quarters based in Solihull.

 

“We’re delighted to once again be recognised for all the dedication and commitment from our Cormar team. We really do pride ourselves on continually producing new ranges and provide industry leading delivery, excellent product quality and first class customer service, said David Judge, managing director at Cormar Carpets.

CRUK Long-standing Support Award 2016

Cormar Carpets has won the ‘Longstanding Support Award’ from Carpet Recycling UK for their strong commitment to carpet recycling and sustainability.

Each year 400,000* tonnes of carpet waste is buried in UK landfill. Increasingly, businesses, householders and local authorities are looking for better alternatives for the recycling of unwanted carpet materials. Carpet Recycling UK help ensure that the growing demand for carpet recycling services is met.  Carpets are made from natural and synthetic fibres, which still have a value once the carpet is no longer wanted; they can be used in a wide range of applications from sports surfaces to insulation.

The third Carpet Recycling UK awards ceremony recently took place, recognising member organisations and individuals for particular innovation, best practice and commitment in the past year. Awards were presented by the guest host, celebrity designer Oliver Heath.

“As a leading UK Carpet Manufacturer we need to protect the environment and feel strongly that excess carpet waste should be recycled rather than end up in landfill,” said Robert Barker, finance director at Cormar Carpets. “We have been a core funder of Carpet recycling UK since 2009, and we are delighted to have won this award.”

Carpet Recycling UK is a not for profit membership association working to increase the recycling of carpet waste across the UK. *Based on the Carpet Recycling UK annual survey in 2013 which collected self-reported figures from carpet "recyclers" throughout the UK and an estimate of incineration of carpets by local authorities.

Interiors Monthly: Best Carpet Manufacturer 2016

Flying the flag for British-made carpets for over 55 years, Cormar Carpets celebrates winning Interiors Monthly 2016 Best Carpet Manufacturer award for the fourth consecutive year.

Voted for by readers of the flooring trade publication, Interiors Monthly, the award comes on the back of Cormar winning both the Flooring One and Metro Group’s Supplier of the Year further strengthening its position as one of the UK’s leading carpet manufacturers.

“We’d like to thank the readers of Interiors Monthly for voting for us.  To be recognised for the third year running as the Best Carpet Manufacturer is a great seal of approval ” said David Cormack, marketing director at Cormar.

“Competition amongst carpet companies in the UK  is strong but to continue to stay ahead of the game, we work hard to ensure we provide the best quality carpets supported by a dedicated customer service and delivery team.”