Our Awards and Affiliations

Industry Awards

From the National Paper Trade Association – Best of the Best Gold Award For Corporate Communications/Customer Video

From Fort Howard Corp (Now Georgia Pacific) – Outstanding Sales Achievement

From Mass Mutual and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Blue Chip Enterprise Award

From Georgia Pacific Corp – Appreciation Award

From the National Marker Company – Distinguished Sales Achievement Award

From Stockhausen – Distributor of the Year Award

From the United Group – Member of the Year Award

And many others, from groups we are proud of.

Our Business Affiliations

We are affiliated with numerous well-known institutions that provide continuing education, information and support for our growth and customer service. They include:

NPTA – The National Paper Trade Association has organized information and communications about trends in the paper manufacturing and wholesale industry for over 50 years.

ISM – The Institute for Supply Management is the body that provides leadership, education and sets professional standards to the purchasing career industry. Its seminars provide “continuing education units” for purchasing managers.

AFFLINK is a large buying group that has organized the major manufacturers and many of the best independent distributors throughout the country for the purpose of achieving full supply chain optimization.

CBIA – The Connecticut Business and Industry Association is the agency that provides legal information and guidance, statistics, education and protection for Connecticut businesses by working with the state and government on all business-related matters.

Chamber of Commerce – The local Chamber provides education and information about the local business environment.

NAW – The National Association of Wholesalers provides specific information about the wholesale industry.

APICS – The Education Society for Resource Management provides education and information to professionals whose careers lie in this area. Its seminars provide “continuing education units” for certification.

SEDA – The Safety Equipment Distributors Association provides education and information about a wide range of safety products.

ISSA – The International Sanitary Supply Association is the world’s leading trade association for the cleaning industry.

CONNSTEP is a business consulting organization that helps small and mid-size Connecticut manufacturing companies take advantage of expert business solutions to compete and grow profitably.

Yankee Alliance – A member-driven organization of healthcare providers across the country. Founded in 1984, the Yankee Alliance family of companies provides a wide range of services designed to enhance its members’ financial, operational and clinical effectiveness.