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Veritiv Brings LEAN Approach to 2018 ISSA Conference in Dallas


Veritiv’s Michael Parks will serve as a guest speaker and panelist, showcasing expertise in facility solutions

ATLANTA (Oct. 24, 2018) – The Facility Solutions segment of Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV), a North American leader in business-to-business distribution solutions, will feature its LEAN approach to facility solutions at the 2018 ISSA/INTERCLEAN annual conference next week.

This year's conference 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. Sponsored by ISSA – the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, the conference will take place from Monday, Oct. 29, to Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

Michael Parks, Director of LEAN Enterprise, Facility Solutions for Veritiv, will present a session titled "LEAN Clean Your Way to Success" at 1:15 p.m. CT on Monday, Oct. 29, in Room C155. The presentation will focus on uncovering opportunities to apply lean principles to a facility's cleaning process.

Parks will also join an interactive panel of leading distribution thought leaders to discuss the state of the distribution industry. This panel discussion will focus on industry trends, obstacles, market opportunities, and more from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Education Theater Booth 1051.

Among Veritiv's industry-leading facility solutions are:

  • Access to an array of top facility supplies from the best suppliers
  • An eBusiness platform that offers budget management tools, advanced reporting, 24/7 online ordering, and third party IT system integration capabilities
  • Sustainability services that help customers earn up to 10 points towards LEED® for Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance certification
  • Workloading tools to help budget and manage labor costs

Learn more about Veritiv's LEAN facility solutions by visiting

About Veritiv
Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV), headquartered in Atlanta and a Fortune 500® company, is a leading North American business-to-business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services; and also a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. Serving customers in a wide range of industries, the Company has approximately 160 distribution centers throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada, and employs approximately 8,900 team members worldwide who help shape the success of its customers. For more information about Veritiv and its business segments, visit

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