American Sanders Announces Mark Dittmer Appointed To Midwest Regional Sales Manager Position

SPARTA, NC – October 9, 2018 – American Sanders, the worldwide leader in the design and production of wood floor sanders, edgers, and finishes, today announced the appointment of Mark Dittmer as Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest States.

Mark Dittmer brings life-long experiences in the wood flooring business to American Sanders. He grew up in Chicago working for his father’s wood floor business, Hank’s Flooring, learning the trades of installation, sanding, and finishing at a young age. After graduating from Benedictine University Mark went to work with the Bahr Company, distributors of fine wood flooring material. He started his carreer with Bahr as an Outside Sales rep and ultimately served as General Manager. In 2004 Mark purchased the family business, Hank’s Flooring, continuing the family tradition as a contractor for high end flooring installation and finishing.

“Mark brings a versatile perspective to American Sanders with his experiences as a wood floor installer, sand and finish craftsman, and a business owner” said Brian Strickland, Senior VP of Operations. “He has a real-world understanding of the challenges facing both dealers and contractors and is well prepared to offer practical solutions for his customers”.

Mark operates out of the Chicago area and serves distributors, dealers, and contractors in the greater Midwest region with American Sanders machines and wood floor finishes. Mark is available for product demonstrations, and can be reached at 630-439-4265 or at


About American Sanders  

American Sanders began in 1903 as The American Floor Surfacing Machine Company and built the first floor sanding machine on record with the U.S. Patent Office. More than one hundred years later, American Sanders remains the worldwide leader in the design and production of wood floor sanders and edgers for the professional contractor as well as the do-it-yourselfer. Today American Sanders continues this heritage with innovative equipment designs complimented by state-of-the-art formulation and production of water-based wood floor cleaners and finishes for a wide range of residential and commercial applications. American Sanders is a division of Amano Pioneer Eclipse. For more information, visit or call 336-372-8080.

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