Coast Music Awarded Vic Firth's 'Distributor of the Year' Honour

Coast Music, a division of JAM Industries, has been awarded the 2014 North American Distributor of the Year from the Vic Firth Company. Despite the ongoing challenges within the percussion market, Vic Firth commended Coast Music on the continued support and sales effort that resulted in significant growth for the brand in Canada in 2014.

* *“It is with great pleasure that I am informing you that Coast Music has achieved the 2014 North American Distributor of the Year award for your impressive sales growth achievements,” says Mark Dyke, Director of Global Sales at Vic Firth. “We wish you all the best for your sales efforts through 2015 and again, thank you to you and your team from all of us at Vic Firth! “

Coast Music’s percussion products sales manager Scott Atkins added: “We are proud to distribute the leading brand of drumsticks and mallets in the world, and enjoy the close working relationship and ongoing cooperation with the entire Vic Firth organization. It is an honour to have our efforts acknowledged with this prestigious award”.

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