Address: 3326 E Layton Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110
Year founded: 1997
Product or service offered: Disposal paper products, napkins, tissue and towels for use primarily in the away-from-home market.
Projected 2011 revenue: Undisclosed
CEO, PRESIDENT/Owner(s): Mike Graverson, president; Jill Lambrecht-Hudson, vice president of sales and marketing; Doug Ruud, controller; and Julie Graverson, purchasing and customer service manager.
Target clientele: Food service and janitorial distributors in the away-from-home markets as well as contract and private label customers
Business organization memberships: Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, Cudahy Chamber of Commerce, International Sanitary Supply Association
What has fueled your company’s growth?
Our ability to offer products other suppliers aren’t willing or interested in making – special sizes and private labeled products.
What is the biggest obstacle to your company’s growth?
Raw material costs.
Do you plan any changes in your company in the upcoming months?
We are continually upgrading our equipment to be faster, more efficient and more reliable.
What is the outlook for the business conditions of your industry over the next several months?
The outlook is excellent. As the economy recovers and people get out shopping, traveling and dining out, our business picks up.
What is your company’s key strategy for rising out of the recession?
Staying efficient and keeping our controllable costs in line is important. As demand increases, our raw material costs increase.