NORCROSS, GA (July 21, 2008) -- Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading distributors of paper, packaging and facility supplies in North America, recently announced its "Supplier of the Year" honorees. The prestigious awards were presented to outstanding suppliers during the company's 5th Anniversary Pinnacle Club recognition program.
Each of Unisource's three primary business units presented an award. The Unisource Suppliers of the Year are:
Paper: Neenah Paper Company
Packaging: Sealed Air Corporation
Facility Supplies: GOJO Industries
"Our company values all of our suppliers, because they help us deliver the best products and services in the industry daily to our customers," said Ken Winterhalter, President – Sales, for Unisource. "We are proud to present these awards to special companies whose products, operations and business partnerships have allowed Unisource to consistently exceed expectations in all three business units over the past year."
Representatives from the winning companies attended the Pinnacle Club ceremonies. Accepting awards were Marjorie Pond, Vice President of Sales, Neenah Paper Company; Pete Conroy, Vice President of Sales, Sealed Air Corporation; and Chuck Rogers, National Accounts Manager, GOJO Industries.
A Unisource executive committee selected the companies to be recognized after evaluating its suppliers' key performance standards, such as quality control, product reliability, management integrity and a commitment to continuous improvement.
The Pinnacle Club, created in 2004, is Unisource's premier recognition program, honoring top-performing sales team members and top achievers in supply chain and customer service.
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