Buying and purchasing group, NISSCO, has named Dutch Hollow Supplies Distributor of the Year. The Belleville, Ill.-based company was honored with the award at NISSCO's annual buying conference.

"Dutch Hollow Supplies is an example of an independent distributor that has adapted to changing market needs and has successfully implemented various business strategies over the last three decades," says NISSCO president, Mark Bozich. "They have effectively leveraged the many NISSCO programs to reap the maximum benefits and profitability for their business."

Dutch Hollow Supplies serves the St. Louis, Mo., southern Illinois and southeast Missouri markets in the janitorial, foodservice disposables, industrial packaging, office, and safety supplies vertical.

"We joined NISSCO over 12 years ago after careful evaluation of our business and which buying group would best meet our needs,” sayss Mark Cadell, the company's president. "Our business is focused on providing the most innovative products, technologies, and procedures so our customers realize the best performance possible and optimum operational expenses. We wanted to be with a group that understands our business philosophy and is dedicated to growth through the Supplier-Distributor-End-user relationship.”