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St. Charles, IL (July 21, 2017) – American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) is pleased to announce their dates and venue for their 2018 Annual Meeting. Dealer members, Business Partners, and guests will be invited to attend at The Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Scottsdale, AZ from Sunday, February 18th – Thursday, February 22nd. In order to decrease travel expenses and time for dealer members and Business Partners, Direct Purchasing Catalog Group (DPCG) will hold their…
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St. Charles, IL (May 9, 2017) -- American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for office supplies and business services with Premier Inc. On Aug. 1, 2017, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for office supplies and business services. “AOPD is very pleased to have received a new contract award from Premier. It is especially…
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AOPD Awarded a NCPA Contract

St. Charles, IL (May 8, 2017) -- American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) is pleased to announce that they have been re-awarded a national office supplies and services contract with National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA). NCPA worked with Region 14 Education Service Center, who as the lead agency, managed this competitively solicited bid. AOPD was first awarded this contract back in 2012 and it has become one of their fastest growing contracts. "We are proud…
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AOPD Announces 2017 Board of Directors

St. Charles, IL (April 7, 2017) -- American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD), has just concluded a highly successful 2017 Annual Meeting at The Hyatt Lost Pines just outside of Austin, TX. Each year at the Annual Meeting the Board of Directors is voted on by the AOPD membership. The 2017 AOPD Board of Directors are President – Bill Jones, The Office City Chairman of the Board – Frank L. Fera, Bulldog Office Products Vice…
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St. Charles, IL (March 8, 2017) – American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) is pleased to announce their results for the 2016 calendar year. The dealer group had another solid contract writing year with the addition of 69 new contracts and an overall sales increase of 19{6c9f5eb497a9c0f67e0354043b18ccb70785c1d7fe794a573dd20c8b63477762}. This makes three straight years of double-digit sales growth for the organization. AOPD’s public sector contract, National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA), continues to be the fastest growing AOPD…
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AOPD Hires New Business Development Director

St. Charles, IL (February 15, 2017) -- American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) is pleased to announce that it has hired Mr. Joe Breczka as its new Director of Business Development. AOPD’s Board of Directors approved the creation of this new position to expand the organization’s sales reach and further growth in its primary mission – sales by its independent dealer members of regional and national accounts, public sector, healthcare, and commercial. Joe comes to…
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AOPD Welcomes Rayovac as a new Business Partner

St. Charles, IL (February 14, 2017) – American Office Products Distributors (AOPD) is pleased to announce the approval of another new Business Partner, Rayovac, a Division of Spectrum Brands. Quoting Rayovac, “Since 1906, providing premium products at a value price is the way we've done business. The Rayovac brand is more than just batteries. We also offer a wide variety of products including: virtually-indestructible lights, the world's longest lasting hearing aid batteries and innovative portable…
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AOPD Welcomes Energizer

St. Charles, IL (February 9, 2017) – American Office Products Distributors (AOPD) is pleased to announce the approval of Energizer Holdings, Inc. as a new AOPD Business Partner. Energizer Holdings, Inc. headquartered in St. Louis, MO, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of primary batteries, portable flashlights and lanterns. Energizer is a global leader in the dynamic business of providing power solutions with a full portfolio of products including Energizer® brand battery products such…
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AOPD Welcomes Two New Dealer Members

St. Charles, IL (January 30, 2017) -- American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) is proud to announce that the AOPD Board of Directors has approved membership for two more dealer members as participants into their sales and marketing association. The first new dealer is Herald Office Solutions. Herald began doing business in 1893, as a printing firm in Dillon, South Carolina, printing many of the local newspapers. Still headquartered in Dillon, Herald now has 10…
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St. Charles, IL (October 3, 2016) – American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Casey Avent to the AOPD Business Partner Advisory Council. Casey Avent is President of The Smead Manufacturing Company and the 4th family member to lead Smead Manufacturing during its 110 years of incorporation. Casey has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing and supply chain. He is a well-respected expert…
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