SADDLE BROOK, NJ — June 23, 2015 – Last Thursday June 18th, The National Home Furnishings Industry Anti-Defamation League presented Alex Peykar with the prestigious American Heritage Award at their Annual Awards Tribute. The event was attended by over 500 people and helped raise over $750,000 for the ADL. Robert Levin president of Levin Furniture and Robert Maricich CEO of International Market Centers were also honored at the event. Kathy Ireland introduced Alex and spoke highly about Nourison, their commitment to community and family and their positive impact on the home furnishings industry.
“I am honored and humbled to be presented with this award. The ADL has a long-standing history of fighting discrimination and protecting civil rights. All of us at Nourison are proud to be recognized by this incredible organization and are happy to further help this beneficial cause,” said Alex Peykar, president at Nourison.
The American Heritage Award was established to honor business leaders that personify the ideals of this nation and the spirit of the Anti-Defamation League and serve as an example to others for their leadership, dedication and energy. Alex and the Peykar family were recognized for their work as good citizens, their support for the community and their efforts over the last 35 years that have made Nourison a leader in the home furnishings industry.
Nourison is a leading global floor covering company that produces extensive collections of area rugs, broadloom carpet and home accessories at multiple price points from low to mid-market to luxury. A fully vertically integrated company, Nourison oversees almost every aspect of the manufacturing process and produces over 85% of their product assortment from sustainable, natural fibers. Their quality, extensive inventory and speed to market has made them valuable partners in the home furnishings and hospitality industries. Their product assortment includes licensed collections from well-known brands including Calvin Klein, Kathy Ireland, Waverly, Barclay Butera, Joseph Abboud, Peanuts and more. Nourison was founded in 1980 by the Peykar brothers in New York and still remains a family-owned company.
For further details, visit www.nourison.com
About The Anti-Defamation League
The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.
For further details, visit www.adl.org