In Business Growth, Packaging

2020 has been a busy year in the PDA community.

From acquisitions and expansion, to new innovations in packaging processes, our packaging distributors have been busy making waves this year in the packaging industry. We have seen philanthropic contributions, in addition to welcoming new members to our community. Celebrating these successes and acknowledging our growth along the way is important to us at PDA. Keep reading for a recap on the milestones that have happened in our community this year.

PDA Welcomes 2 New Suppliers to the PDA Family

PDA is happy to welcome 2 new suppliers: Shurtape and Armor VCI. Shurtape technologies, LLC is a leading manufacturer and marketer of pressure sensitive tapes and consumer home and office products with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates, and China. Armor Protective Packaging provides clean, safe, and easy corrosion management solutions. They specialize in helping metal manufacturing plants eradicate rust during the shipping and storage of metal products.

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PDA Members Go Above & Beyond to Bring Unique Face Shields to the Front Lines of Covid-19

Packaging Distributors of America (PDA) is proud to have an extensive North American membership base with locations across the USA and Canada that have stepped up.

When Covid-19 hit our nations, several of our 24 members wanted to help via a focused group undertaking, and collectively we knew we had the unique opportunity and ability to do so. With coast to coast locations throughout the USA and Canada, coupled with solid access to the supply chain of necessary materials, our members were in a unique position to initiate an “all hands on-board” effort to bring much needed face shields to market.

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PDA Welcomes New Member: Korpack

Korpack is a national business to business provider of stock, custom and retail packaging, as well as packaging machinery and automation solutions. We dedicate ourselves to provide packaging solutions to serve our clients’ business and make their jobs more efficient. Our in-house team of engineering experts and our supply chain team work directly with our clients to fulfill their business needs with customized solutions. The business intelligence and analytics utilized are top-notch to ensure business success and optimize the growth options for our partners. Just-in-time delivery ensures receipt of the products within allotted time periods. This allows our customers to keep minimal inventory on their floor and not stress about lead times. Korpack excels in facilitating and organizing centralized purchasing for our national partners. Adaptability is a core strength to ensure we fulfill business requirements in times of unplanned circumstances and uncertainty.

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Hughes Enterprises Receives Top Growth Distributor Honors, Driven by Innovations in Sustainability and Package Protection

In an industry that is expected to grow to over $218 billion by 2025, it is no small feat to be awarded as a top growth packaging distributor. Hughes Enterprises of Levittown received that elite designation at the Pregis Premier Partners Event last month. The accomplishment is all the more notable considering the company has received that top honor for four of the past five years.

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Tach-It 2020 Sales Awards

We wanted to take this opportunity to announce the PDA winners for our top three awards for sales May 2019 through June 2020. Thank all of you for your business and partnership. We miss seeing you and looking forward to our next gathering. 

The “Big Bucks” Award goes to BGR for overall largest sales.

The “Top Dog” Award goes to Hughes Enterprises for largest growth year over year.

The “Lead Slayer” Award goes to Crownhill Packaging for closing the majority of the leads given to them by Tach-It.

Crownhill Packaging Donates Disposable Gowns to Baycrest Health Sciences

Cronwhill Packaging has been showing their philanthropic dedication through Covid-19. Cronwhill has been actively seeking groups that are in need of support in Ontario and pulling their resources to contribute to those in need.

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PDA Welcomes New Board Member JC Heotis

This summer we welcomed new board member JC Heotis to our board. JC is the CEO & Owner of New Tech Packaging and has 26 years of experience in the packaging industry.

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