Unisource launches new vertical market platform for its facility supplies business segment, expands markets beyond janitorial, sanitary maintenance areas to include healthcare, higher education, high-traffic venues, manufacturing companies

NORCROSS, Georgia , April 10, 2012 (press release) – Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States and a global customer solutions provider, has launched a new vertical market platform for its facility supplies business segment.​

The company will continue to serve its existing customer base in the janitorial and sanitary maintenance areas, while emphasizing specialized vertical markets. Those areas include healthcare, encompassing hospitals and medical facilities; higher education including large colleges and universities; Class A building property managers and service contractors; high-traffic venues such as airports, sports arenas, and cruise ships; and general manufacturing companies in the automotive and industrial businesses.

“As we continue to focus on growth in our facility supplies business, it has become obvious that our suppliers and customers appreciate the unique value proposition that Unisource offers when presenting our complete suite of solutions to the marketplace,” said John Glaze, President of Core Sales for Unisource.

“We have a National Sales Team that is comprehensively trained to provide the best value, based on our customers’ unique requirements within the key market verticals,” said Glaze. “By offering an integrated suite of products, services, and process support tools, we create differentiated value specific to each customer.”

With an extensive supplier base, national distribution network, logistics expertise, and nationwide sales force, Unisource offers convenient access and reliable and timely delivery of industry-leading cleaning and facility maintenance products. The company offers a vast array of customer solutions that fulfill customer needs for maintenance supplies, cleaning chemicals and equipment, sanitary papers, packaging materials, and office papers.

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 4,000 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 80 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.

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