Since 1962, VAL-TEST has been a buying / Marketing Group for Distributors in the Hardware, Paint, Plumbing, Electrical, Housewares, Marine, and now the Decorative Arts Industries. We are advocates of two-step distribution. We combine the volume, and efforts, of our members into collective units of buying and selling influence. We then expose buyers to sellers and streamline communications between them. If these enhancements result in stronger business relationships, then our members will survive and our mission is a success.
Along the way we have:
- Successfully recruited over 100 distributors/members
- Negiotiated over 300 supplier programs
- Developed the industries most advanced EDI Central Billing System with member and supplier data access via the Internet
- Managed the most efficient marketing programs for our membership
- Sponsored the industry’s favorite shows
- Processed thousands of Supplier and Member proposals