Laird Plastics' Mark Kramer elected NAW Chairman

Mark W. Kramer, president and CEO of Laird Plastics, has been elected Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Wholesaler Distributors (NAW) at the association’s summit and annual meeting held in Washington, D.C. on February 1, 2012.

The NAW is a trade association representing more than 100 industry line-of-trade associations (including the IAPD), more than 40,000 companies and 5 million workers in the United States. These companies represent almost US$4 trillion dollars’ worth of gross domestic product.

The association engages in training on many topics of interest to distributors, represents the industry in Washington on legislative and regulatory matters of interest and provides beneficial services to member companies through strategic alliances in such areas as benefits, package shipping and credit evaluation and reporting.



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