Unisource Receives Sales Performance Award From Elkay Plastics

NORCROSS, GA (May 16, 2013) – Elkay Plastics Co., Inc. of Los Angeles – the leading supplier of flexible poly packaging to the industrial, foodservice, and healthcare industries for over 40 years – has awarded its President’s Distinguished Distributor Sales Performance Award for 2012 to Unisource Worldwide’s Atlanta Division.


To earn this award, Unisource Worldwide Atlanta Division demonstrated outstanding performance in sales volume and sales growth during calendar year 2012. Meeting the award criteria is an impressive achievement, one achieved by only a handful of Elkay’s thousands of distributor customers.

“It’s a great honor to bestow our Distinguished Distributor Sales Performance Award to Unisource Worldwide Atlanta Division. We know such an achievement does not come easily, and we compliment them on their hard work, said Louis Chertkow, President of Elkay Plastics. “They’re setting a high standard for others to follow. We are fortunate to have them as a partner and look forward to many more years of growth and success together.”

“It is an honor to receive this performance award and we value the ongoing partnership we have with Elkay Plastics,” said Darin Tang, President of the Packaging Solutions Group for Unisource Worldwide. “This is an example of how by working closely together with a valued supplier we can share in the growth of our businesses.”

About Unisource Worldwide, Inc.

Unisource Worldwide, Inc., headquartered in Norcross, Ga. is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States and offers a comprehensive suite of customer solutions – including engineered design capabilities, eBusiness technologies, logistics expertise, paper brokerage services, and environmentally-responsible options. The company also markets a full line of commercial printing and business imaging papers, packaging materials and systems, and facility supplies and equipment. With more than 4,500 Team Members located worldwide throughout business units in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia; and a fleet of “Big Red” trucks based at approximately 90 locations across North America, Unisource is the company that provides Customer Solutions in a Global Market. Unisource can be found online at www.unisourceworldwide.com.

About Elkay Plastics

Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Elkay Plastics has grown to 8 distribution service centers across the country. Elkay Plastics provides flexible packaging solutions in the form of plastic bags to wholesale distributors of industrial, foodservice, and healthcare products. Elkay specializes in: 1) The immediate availability of a broad selection of poly bags used in industrial, foodservice, medical, hospitality, janitorial, electrical and retail markets; 2) The manufacture of custom poly bags up to 100" wide and 120" long, printing two sides and twelve colors. Elkay maintains a nationwide network of field sales consultants who are available to provide product information, training, and to assist in the sales process. Selling only through distribution, Elkay offers a complete array of services to the distributor and their customers. Services include maintaining stock bag requirements and electronic data interface programs to ensure accuracy and the reduction of total procurement costs.

For more information contact:

Kevin Feeney
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
(770) 209-6552