DALLAS — Amsterdam, New York-based Hill & Markes Inc. recently received industry recognition with two awards, including the prestigious Network Services Company's "Member of the Year Award," according to a press release.
Hill & Markes, a wholesale supplier of foodservice disposables, industrial packaging, janitorial products and office supplies, is one of only 72 members in North America, the release stated.
"Being invited to join Network Services seven years ago was an honor in itself," said Hill & Markes Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Neal Packer.
"We knew we were joining a premier organization with business opportunities we did not have access to previously. To be honored as "Member of the Year" came as an enormous honor and complete surprise," Packer added.
According to the release, criteria for the award included purchasing power, increased sales volume, customer service for national and local accounts, participation in improving Network, sharing best practices with other Network distributors and innovations.
Network's "Member of the Year Award" isn't necessarily presented annually; the merit-based award is only given when Network identifies exemplary achievement, the release noted.
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