George Strobel founded PDA in 2006 with the idea of providing a platform for independent packaging distributors to share, grow and learn, while strengthening their positions in a global market. With 30 years of experience in the packaging distribution industry, George has held varying positions including sales, procurement, general and executive management, including special function assignments reporting directly to the President of a $5 billion dollar distribution entity. George received his B.S. degree from DePaul University with graduate work at Kellogg School of Management.


Packaging Distributors of America

A custom packaging solutions company, Packaging Distributors of America (PDA) has 60 leading edge locations across North America. Our owner-operators combine to create an unmatched national network of value and technology – all wrapped in the type of ‘make-it-happen’ personal service the competition doesn’t care to provide.


Founded in 2006 by George Strobel, PDA was originally established as a membership organization for independent packaging distributors to share best practices. This quickly transformed into a cohesive network of custom packaging solutions capable of out-delivering the largest supply chain players in the industry. Today, across the PDA Chain, our customers benefit from solutions designed specifically to optimize their packaging and business processes.