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Billion Dollar Company Member Videos

Why are you a member of NAW?

What Our Members Say

Membership Insights

Watch These Videos from our Billion Dollar Company Members

Watch These Videos from our Large Company Members ($100M to $1B)

Billion Dollar Company Member Videos

Why are you a member of NAW?

Several Billion Dollar CEOs go on record outlining what value they, and their companies receive by being a NAW member.”

Several Billion Dollar Senior Executives discuss the value of NAW’s Government Affairs to their companies and the entire distribution industry.”

Dot Foods is a NAW Member because I believe that it provides very specific distribution training and development opportunities and they are a wonderful voice in Washington for the distribution industry that we desperately need.”

-John Tracy, Chairman, Dot Foods

Bunzl is a NAW Member because of the networking. We can pay consultants a ton of money for that, but here at NAW we get it for a simple membership fee.”

-John Lyday, SVP-Human Resources, Bunzl

Bunzl is a NAW Member because I believe that we learn something every time we participate in the meetings and the Billion Dollar Roundtables.”

-Pat Larmon, CEO, Bunzl North America

Johnstone Supply is a NAW Member because they give us opportunities to improve and talk to other successful leaders in other industries.”

-DeWight Wallace, CEO, Johnstone Supply

Pool Corp is a NAW Member because we have to get better at everything we do. In order to do that, we have to reach outside the organization. NAW brings together the most extensive network of the best distributors in the world.”

-Manny Perez de la Mesa, President & CEO, Pool Corp

WinSupply is a NAW Member because of the networking opportunities for executives accross the entire wholesale distribution industry.”

-Rick Schwartz, Chairman of the Board, WinSupply

Graybar is a NAW Member because they have so much to offer from the political insight to the opportunities for networking together with peers. Also, we can express our voice to Washington, DC when we may not otherwise have that chance.”

-Mathew Geekie, SVP and General Counsel, Graybar

Bunzl is a NAW Member because the network of NAW members allows us to tap into a group of peers with a broad array of experiences to help us drive our business.”

-Jim McCool, CFO, Bunzl North America

Uline is a NAW Member because we are always looking for benchmarks to match up against but we’ve outgrown our old benchmarks. NAW has a range that we’ll never outgrow.”

-Steven Uihline, Vice President, Uline

Large Company Member ($100M-$1B) Videos

Why are you a member of NAW?

Laird Plastics is a NAW Member because we’re given the opportunity to network with some of the finest professionals in the industry. Networking has always been the greatest resource that I have found with NAW.”

-Mark Kramer, President & CEO, Laird Plastics

Parksite is a NAW Member because they provide us new and current information that we use to help service our customers and suppliers.”

-George Pattee, Chairman of the Board, Parksite

Lawson Products is a NAW Member because I find the meetings to be the best place to network and share best practices with others in the industry.”

-Michael DeCata, President & CEO, Lawson Products

Martin Inc is a NAW Member because we needed additional resources and NAW provided that as a “three-legged stool” of Government Relations, networking and training.”

-Doug Ruggles, CEO of Martin Inc

Bossard is a NAW Member because the Roundtable meetings are valuable and provides an opportunity to hold meaningful discussions with other professionals in the industry.”

-Steen Hansen, President & CEO, Bossard North America

DW Distribution is a NAW Member because the business events provide a valuable opportunity to network with non-competing peers and leave the meetings with great takeaways that will help impact our business.”

-Nathan Potter, CEO, DW Distribution

First Supply is a NAW Member because it gives me the opportunity to see the landscape of the industry and the forces that are affecting it and to network with other people to see what they are doing to address these forces. This allows me to be a better businessperson.”

-Joseph Poehling, President & CEO, First Supply

Ewing is a NAW Member because, having been a member for over 40 years, we feel that we really can’t find another trade association that gives us the education about new trends in the industry and engagement at a political level that helps businesses.”

-Doug York, President, Ewing Irrigation Products

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