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Hill & Marks release

January 22, 2010

AMSTERDAM, NYTarson Paper & Janitorial Supply Corp. has been sold to Hill & Markes Inc., one of the largest Janitorial Supply companies in New York State, Bob Tarson Jr. announced today.

The Tarson''s accepted an offer from Hill & Markes because it is also a family run business, started over 100 years ago, and is the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding service, leadership, and employment in the communities they serve.
"We are confident that Hill & Markes will provide our paper and janitorial customers with excellent service," Tarson said.

This acquisition is one of many Hill & Markes has made over the past 25 years. Located in Amsterdam, New York, the company services the entire state of New York and Vermont. Product lines include janitorial supplies, industrial packaging, food service and office products. With specialists in each of these areas the goal is to provide innovative solutions with reliable products at a fair price.

55 sales people together with 30 trucks servicing the state, this is an excellent acquisition for the company. Since Hill & Markes will be taking on Tarson Paper & Janitorial staff the transition will be made as seamless as possible.

An additional bonus in the transition will be the Hill & Markes trade show to be held on Friday, March 5, 2010 at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York.
"This venue will be a perfect opportunity, at an ideal time, for staff at Hill & Markes to meet the new customers formerly of Tarson Paper & Janitorial as well as giving these new customers an opportunity to see the breath of line the company can offer them," stated Andrea Packer, Marketing VP. "We will have over 60 manufacturers represented at the show for people to talk to. An informative seminar on sustainability or how to think about green presented by nationally recognized eco-humorist Bob Hirschfeld will be one of the highlights of the event. Pre-registration is advisable and accessible on line on our website."

Principals of Hill & Markes Inc. are Neal Packer COO, Andrea Finkle Packer, vice president of marketing and Jeffrey Finkle, president.