EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 25, 2014--
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) was recently named one of Ace
Hardware Corporation’s 2013 Vendors of the Year. Recipients of Ace’s
Vendor of the Year awards achieved the highest levels of service and
have supported Ace’s retailers and company initiatives. Their notable
efforts include excellent customer service, unparalleled innovation, and
“We are truly honored to accept this award, as it represents the highest
compliment a vendor can receive from its customer,” said Brian Olund,
Sales Director for Berry Plastics’ Engineered Materials Division. “We
are very proud of the long-standing, productive relationship we have
with Ace Hardware Corporation and their more than 4800 retailers.”
Berry Plastics has been a supplier to Ace Hardware for more than 25
years, and currently supplies the company with retail trash bags, and
private label and branded products.
“We value what vendors do to ensure Ace retailers are positioned for
unique success in a very competitive and dynamic market. The 2013 Vendor
of the Year selections epitomize those suppliers who have made a
contribution to Ace being successful throughout the year,” said Frank
Carroll, General Merchandise Manager, Ace Hardware Corporation.
About Berry Plastics
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic
consumer packaging and engineered materials delivering high-quality
customized solutions to our customers with annual net sales of $4.6
billion in fiscal 2013. With world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana,
the Company’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange
under the ticker symbol BERY. For additional information, visit the
Company’s website at www.berryplastics.com.
About Ace Hardware
For 90 years, Ace Hardware has been known as the place with the helpful
hardware folks in thousands of neighborhoods across America, providing
customers with a more personal kind of helpful. In 2013, Ace ranked
“Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores,
Seven Years in a Row” according to J.D. Power. With more than 4,850
hardware stores locally owned and operated across the globe, Ace is the
largest hardware cooperative in the industry. Headquartered in Oak
Brook, Ill., Ace and its subsidiaries currently operate 14 distribution
centers in the U.S. and also have distribution capabilities in Shanghai,
China; Panama City, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its
retailers' stores are located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia
and approximately 60 countries. For more information on Ace, visit www.acehardware.com.
Source: Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Dustin Stilwell, 812-306-2964