Stephen Sumple to Represent Mortar Net Solutions in New England.

BURNS HARBOR, IN and Southbury, CT — (July 20, 2015) Stephen Sumple and Mortar Net Solutions, Inc. are pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Mr. Sumple will represent Mortar Net in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Mortar Net is the leader in developing and providing moisture management solutions for masonry construction.  During its over 23 year history, Mortar Net has introduced multiple innovations to improve the sustainability and performance of masonry structures.  Among the products introduced are:  MortarNet, a breakthrough in mortar collection devices; WallDefender, the lowest cost mortar collection device; BlockFlash, the most effective moisture control solution for single wythe concrete masonry unit structures; and TotalFlash, the first integrated flashing and drainage solution for cavity wall masonry construction.  The company’s most recent innovation is LathNet, the first product to combine metal lath and a mesh drainage plane in one integrated, factory-assembled system for use with adhered masonry veneer, including manufactured stone and stucco.

“Mortar Net is pleased to add its name to a growing list of masonry products represented by Stephen Sumple,” said Mortar Net’s president, Gary R. Johnson.  He continued, “The technical expertise, industry knowledge, and focus on total solutions for wall systems that Stephen brings fit well with Mortar Net’s approach.  We are confident he will bring excellent service and support to the design professionals who specify, to the masons who install, and to our partners who distribute our products.”

Mr. Sumple commented, “I am very pleased to add the Mortar Net line to my offering of masonry products.  They are an important, well established supplier of moisture control products with a strong record of quality, service and innovation.  Their products, reputation and approach will increase my ability to serve our customers.  I have been in masonry sales since 1999 and see a strong need for Mortar Net products in this area and I’m enthusiastic about starting this relationship with Mortar Net.”

Stephen Sumple is an independent sales representative with solid construction and construction material knowledge, and with an extensive background in the masonry supplies industry.  He also represents one of the nation’s leading cast stone manufacturers.  He prides himself on the relationships and trust he has built over the past 15 years to create value for vendors and customers.  Steve will continue to educate customers about the newest product innovations while consistently offering outstanding customer service.  He works directly with architects and contractors to develop their product specifications and has solid distributor experience.

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