Solaris Paper

Jul 01, 2019

Solaris Paper Receives Navigator Award from Strategic Market Alliance

Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2019 — Solaris Paper received Strategic Market Alliance’s (SMA) 2019 Navigator Award at the Alliance 2019 Annual Member Supplier Conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

SMA established the Navigator Award program in 2014 to recognize and celebrate superior performance by Qualified Suppliers in areas that are critical to mutual success. Categories of recognition include Largest percentage of Growth in Purchases from Qualified Suppliers versus prior year, and highest level of usage and contribution to the development of the SMA Rich Content Digital Product Data Initiative. Each area judged both by reported data and in collaboration with SMA Member Distributors.

“Winning an SMA Navigator trophy is acknowledgement of extraordinary partnership and commitment to the Distributors of Strategic Market Alliance, in service to their end-user customers,” said Dick McGann, President and CEO of Strategic Market Alliance.

“We’re proud and humbled to receive such a recognition from Strategic Market Alliance. Our valued partnership continues to grow stronger each year, and we are committed to the continued success of the SMA Members.” Said Corey Rodriguez, Sr. V.P. Sales, Solaris Paper AFH.

About Solaris Paper

Solaris Paper®, Inc. (SPI) is a U.S. based manufacturer of premium quality paper towel and tissue products for the North American Away from Home market. SPI’s products are made from virgin Rapidly Renewable Fiber, which produces a whiter, brighter, and softer product. SPI is dedicated to a sustainable business model. Our commitment applies to the full scope of our operations, starting with our primary strategic supply partner Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) through end-of product life scenarios. Solaris Paper’s family of products includes LoCor® Advanced Dispensing Systems, LoCor®, Livi® VPG Select and Livi® VPG towel and tissue products. To learn more about Solaris Paper, please visit:

About Strategic Market Alliance

Strategic Market Alliance is an interdependent member-owned cooperative serving as a catalyst for optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of all stakeholders within our sphere of influence.

Comprised of North America’s leading janitorial, sanitation and foodservice distributors, SMA’s mission is to create value-based business solutions that result in mutually beneficial and sustainable partnerships between suppliers, member distributor owners and our mutual customers.

Pictured L to R: Zach Myers / Solaris Paper, Corey Rodriguez / Solaris Paper, Dick McGann / SMA, Ty Murphy / Solaris Paper, Michael Schmit / Solaris Paper