National distributor Network Services Co., Mount Prospect, Ill., presented awards for excellence to six of its members at its annual meeting, held in Boston in September.

Meredith Reuben, Chief Executive Officer of The Eastern Bag & Paper Group in Milford, Conn., received the Meritorious Award, Network’s most prestigious award. It was presented in recognition of her contribution to the success and growth of the Network organization.

Western Paper Distributors of Denver, Colo., was named Member of the Year for its outstanding performance as a Network member. The award was presented to Nick Morris, President, and Jeff Farmer, Chief Financial Officer.

Waxie Sanitary Supply of San Diego, Calif., was named Servicing Agent of the Year for its efforts in securing and servicing Network national accounts. Charles Wax, President and Chief Executive Officer, received the award.

American Paper & Twine in Nashville, Tenn., received the Distinguished Performance Award for maximizing the value of Network’s supplier programs. Mark Wright, Vice President of Sales, accepted the award. Dade Paper & Bag in Miami, Fla., received the IT Excellence Award for its groundbreaking application of information technology. The award was given to President Lenny Genet. Perkins of Taunton, Mass., earned the Operations Excellence Award for achieving a strong and sustained improvement as measured by Network’s benchmarking program. Gary Perkins, who is President, Chairman and CEO, and Larry Perkins, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, accepted the award.