Last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 02:39 pm
LOCATION: 3326 E. Layton Ave., Cudahy
WEB SITE: www.nationaltissue.com
YEAR FOUNDED: 1997
PRODUCT OR SERVICE OFFERED: Disposable paper products, towels, bathroom tissue, napkins.
PROJECTED 2006 REVENUE: $30 million
LEADERSHIP TEAM: Mike Graverson, president; Jill Lambrecht, vice president of sales and marketing; Doug Ruud, controller; Steve Thuerwachter, operations manager; Lisa Rosewitz, human resource manager; Les Spence, maintenance manager; Julie Graverson, purchasing and customer service manager.
TARGET CLIENTELE: Janitorial and food service distributors.
BUSINESS ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS: Metro Milwaukee Association of Commerce, Cudahy Chamber of Commerce, International Sanitary Supply Association.
WHAT HAS FUELED YOUR COMPANY’S GROWTH? Exceptional customer service.
DO YOU PLAN ANY CHANGES IN YOUR COMPANY IN THE UPCOMING MONTHS? Additional converting machines are on order, scheduled to start up spring of 2007.
WHO ARE THE BUSINESS PEOPLE, LOCAL OR NATIONALLY, WHOM YOU ADMIRE? AND WHAT TRAITS DO THOSE PEOPLE EXHIBIT THAT MAKES YOU ADMIRE THEM? Previous leaders I’ve worked for like Bill Raaths, chief executive officer of Great Northern Container has taught me much about staying focused. They are customer-focused, have a vision, perseverance and are business savvy.
WHAT IS THE OUTLOOK FOR THE BUSINESS CONDITIONS OF YOUR INDUSTRY OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL MONTHS? The outlook is bright—based on continued high travel rates, the tourist industry and other away-from-home activities.