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Saalfeld and FORDIS to Co-Host Booth at 2014 ISSA/INTERCLEAN in Orlando

Redistribution Businesses Have Joined Forces to Increase North American Footprint

ATLANTA and LOVELAND, Ohio – Saalfeld® and FORDIS® – market-leading redistributors of facility supplies and subsidiaries of Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV) – will join forces to reach their expanded customer base at the 2014 ISSA /INTERCLEAN annual convention, November 5-7, 2014 in Orlando, FL.

The 2014 ISSA/INTERCLEAN convention will bring together more than 700 global suppliers and 16,000 industry leaders from 78 countries to drive innovation, productivity, and profitability in the global cleaning industry.

Veritiv Corporation, formed in July 2014, following the merger of xpedx and Unisource Worldwide, united Saalfeld and FORDIS to create an expanded redistribution business with coverage across the U.S. and Canada.

Customers should visit Booth #1111 at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN convention to learn more about Saalfeld offerings, including:

  • Room to Grow™ – a Saalfeld exclusive toolkit that educates business owners and sales professionals on hidden and infinite sales growth opportunities; and
  • Made-to-order catalog services – custom covers, full-color, and digital versions available.

“Our expanded footprint in North America will increase Saalfeld and FORDIS’ ability to meet customer demand for maintenance supplies,” said Michael Feenan, Vice President – Redistribution, who leads the combined business for Veritiv. “We are excited to become one and leverage our collective strengths, and we look forward to meeting with customers at ISSA/INTERCLEAN.”

About Saalfeld

Originally born in the Midwest in 1919 as a paper company, Saalfeld is now a thriving redistribution business that spans the U.S. Saalfeld is setting the standard for redistribution excellence by committing its products, people, and resources with confidence to help make customers’ businesses more profitable. The company’s long-standing history of providing customer-focused services shows that a local connection is more effective – and more lucrative – than a redistributor that does not manage new categories or suggest new products to grow business.


FORDIS is a Canadian market leader in redistribution wholesale. FORDIS is focused on better addressing the needs of its customers and the ever-changing marketplace by offering solutions and services that have a positive impact on their cash flow and working capital, while ensuring a reliable cost of goods platform and consistent supply stream.

About Veritiv

Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV), with corporate offices in Atlanta and Loveland, Ohio, is a North American leader in business-to-business distribution solutions. Serving customers across virtually every industry, Veritiv provides print, packaging, facility and logistics solutions that help shape the success of its customers. Established in 2014, following the merger of International Paper Company’s xpedx division and Unisource Worldwide, the company employs approximately 9,500 team members across more than 170 distribution centers throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. For more information about Veritiv and its business segments visit

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Media Contact:

Kevin Feeney, Corporate Communications