News & Announcements


11/30/2016

Iowa-Des Moines Supply acquires Baker Paper Company

Iowa-Des Moines Supply, a full service distributor of supplies for the janitorial, safety, foodservice, packaging and coffee service industries, has announced the acquisition of Cedar Rapids-based Baker Paper Company.

SMA Member Iowa-Des Moines Supply, a full service distributor of supplies for the janitorial, safety, foodservice, packaging and coffee service industries, has announced the acquisition of Cedar Rapids-based Baker Paper Company. Baker Paper Company is a 113 year-old family run business that serves eastern part of Iowa, including the Quad Cities. Baker Paper’s focus is on the foodservice, healthcare, education, janitorial, and packaging segments. “Both companies, Iowa Des-Moines and Baker Paper, are very excited about the prospects and working together as a team. We share long-standing commitments to customer service and satisfaction and our geographic coverage areas are well aligned for success,” said Todd Weidmaier, President of Iowa Des-Moines Supply. 

11/30/2016

Royal Paper Products merges with AmerCare

SMA qualified supplier, Royal Paper announces merger with AmerCare.

AmerCare, LLC and Royal Paper Products, Inc. Announce Merger AmerCareRoyal will be a single source for over 3,000 disposable items for the foodservice industry Charleston, SC, Dallas, TX & Exton, PA— 10/19/16 — Today, AmerCare, LLC and Royal Paper Products, Inc. announced the merger of their two companies, forming AmerCareRoyal. The merger of the two organizations will provide the foodservice industry a proven single source for over 3,000 disposable items with a combined 120 years of industry knowledge. “The merger of our two organizations will benefit our customers by combining shipping points across the country to service all customers more effectively, expanding the product offering and reaching a more diverse customer base,” said Ty King, chief executive officer at AmerCareRoyal. King went on to say, “Our companies share a culture and a set of core values that will allow us to support customer growth.” Over the coming months, AmerCareRoyal will work to integrate sales and marketing efforts while the current management team looks to maximize operating efficiencies without a reduction of the workforce. 

7/19/2016

Allianceā„¢2017 in Nashville, June 12-14, 2017

Allianceā„¢2017 takes place at the Nashville (TN) Downtown Hilton, June 12-14, 2017.

Pack your cowboy boots and guitar strings, Alliance 2017 is headed to Music City USA: Nashville, TN.  Join us June 12-14, 2017 for SMA's industry defining Member - Supplier conference.  Steps away from Honky Tonk Row, the Downtown Hilton will play host to our annual conference.   

 

Stay tuned for more information regarding Alliance 2017!

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