Schaumburg, IL – Network Services Company, a $15 billion international organization of independent distributors of janitorial supplies and equipment, foodservice disposables, industrial packaging products and printing materials, honored five of its preferred suppliers for their outstanding performance in 2008.
GOJO Industries was named Network’s Supplier of the Year. GOJO provides hand soaps, skin care systems and heavy duty cleaners. The award was presented in appreciation of GOJO’s outstanding cooperation and support of Network and its member companies.
Georgia-Pacific—Washroom & Wiper Solutions was recognized as National Account Supplier of the Year. It produces paper towels, tissues, dispensing systems, soaps and air fresheners, and has worked closely with Network to grow and serve its national accounts.
Clorox Professional Products, a producer of cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting products, received the Wave of Excellence Janitorial/Sanitary Award. The Wave of Excellence Award is a new award presented to suppliers that recognizes unique success and performance with Network and its member companies.
Dixie Foodservice—Georgia-Pacific Food Service Solutions, a manufacturer of single-use paper and plastic tableware, was honored with the Wave of Excellence Foodservice Award.
Andersen Company, a mat manufacturer, received the Rising Star Award for its significant increase in sales volume during the year.
The awards were presented at Network’s annual Supplier Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV, from March 15th to 17th, 2009. The event has been held annually for more than 25 years to provide Network’s independent distributors and preferred suppliers with the opportunity to network, discuss new solutions, products and services, and conduct business meetings. This year’s attendance included 283 people from 75 exhibiting suppliers, 14 attendees from 8 associate suppliers, and 177 people from 67 Network members.