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GPA Specialty Substrate Solutions

GPA ( is the largest independent marketer and value-added distributor of specialty printable substrates in North America. Headquartered in McCook, Illinois, the company sells specialty labels, paper, substrates and films and provides technical knowledge to the printing and graphic arts industry across the country.

Ward Adhesives

Ward Adhesives, Inc. ( is a leading national distributor of specialty adhesives for the packaging, product assembly and graphic arts markets. Headquartered in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, the company provides its customers with products, technologies and services to address a broad range of adhesive applications.

Monroe Engineering

Monroe Engineering ( is a leading, value-added distributor of niche industrial hardware products, including hinges, pull handles, knobs, hand wheels, clamps, plungers and related assemblies. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Monroe supplies more than 20,000 products to customers in the military, transportation, industrial aftermarket, machinery fabrication and packaging equipment markets.

Heritage Sportswear ( is a leading regional distributor of imprintable sportswear, apparel, headwear and accessories to the promotional products market. Headquartered in Hebron, Ohio, the company sells a broad range of t-shirts, branded apparel, sport shirts, fleece and related accessories to screen printers, embroiderers, athletic dealers and other businesses primarily in the Midwest.

J-B Weld Company ( is the leading marketer and distributor of the J-B Weld® brand of cold weld compounds and other specialty adhesive products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company operates in multiple channels of the retail marketplace including national and regional automotive chains, home centers, hardware stores and mass merchants.

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