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Crownhill Recognized at the Packaging Distributors of America Annual Meeting

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From May 19th to 22nd the Crownhill Packaging team attended the 2019 Packaging Distributors of America Annual Meeting, at the scenic Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona.

The 2019 Annual Meeting was a productive event that provided an abundance of networking opportunities, a chance for members to catch up on the latest in packaging news and best practices. Members and suppliers also had collaborative individual meetings as part of the 3-day agenda.

The event ended with an awards ceremony that recognized individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to the PDA organization.

This year Crownhill Packaging’s E-Commerce Business Manager, Olivia Pietersen received the prestigious 2019 PDA Presidents Award. This award demonstrates Olivia’s commitment to the PDA and her efforts towards improving the organization’s digital presence.

Congratulations to the 2019 winners:

•    Member of The Year: Pacific Packaging

•    Supplier of The Year: Tach-It

•    Champion of The Year: Jack Andersen, Flexpak

•    Presidents Award: Olivia Pietersen, Crownhill Packaging

We also want to extend our thanks to PDA President, George Strobel as well as the PDA members and suppliers who made this annual meeting a fantastic experience.

Crownhill Awarded Knoll ‘Supplier Recognition for Operational Excellence’

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Knoll is a global supplier of home and office furnishings, combining forward thinking with consumer understanding to create elegant furniture that look good, while keeping people comfortable.  The company has established itself as a thought leader in the industry, providing research into ergonomics, and working with a variety of designs and styles. This innovating thinking has enabled it to ride economic waves and thrive for over 75 years.

The company knows that its suppliers provide a key contribution to its global success. This year Knoll has shown its appreciation to Crownhill by granting the ‘Supplier Recognition for Operational Excellence’ award at its Supplier Awards show located in the historic Logan Hotel in the heart of Downtown Philadelphia. Crownhill provides exceptional service to Knoll by making frequent deliveries, providing innovative solutions, and providing the company with ways to reduce their costs. This exceptional service has been due to the hard work and efforts of many people around Crownhill, including Director of Sales Mike Cancilla, as well as the Crownhill Customer Service and Shipping Departments.

Vice President Rodney Taylor was on hand in Philadelphia to receive the award.

Knoll has been working with Crownhill Packaging for almost 20 years moving from strictly supplying stretch film, to now providing the sheet foam and corrugate needs of the company as well. Crownhill is one the North America’s largest full-service packaging suppliers which has enabled the company to keep up with Knoll’s heavy demand for packaging products across Canada and the United States. These global operations have also enabled close relationships between the two parties Head Offices in both Southern Ontario, Canada and the North-Eastern United States.

Crownhill wants to send its sincere thanks to Knoll for granting us this award, and we are looking forward to many years of supplier excellence to come.