2016 News

A recap of events and news about RJ Schinner

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June 1st, 2017

R.J. SCHINNER Announces Acquisition of Icon Distributing

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI - R.J. Schinner Co., (RJ Schinner) Inc. a premier Re-Distributor to the commercial wholesale trade has announced the acquisition of the assets of Icon Distributing based in Salt Lake City, Utah has been completed. Icon Distributing is a leader in wholesale distributing in Salt Lake City, Utah and the surrounding areas.

Joe Goodman, previous President of Icon Distributing, as well as current employees of Icon Distributing, will be joining the RJ Schinner Team. Joe will act as General Manager, and work hand in hand with Paul Schinner, Executive Vice President, to understand the existing product mix of Icon, as well as deepen the breadth of products in Salt Lake City with items available through RJ Schinner. The warehouse will be moving to a larger location, close to the current one, in order to make available many more items to the marketplace. 

Joe Goodman states, " RJ Schinner is a family-owned, independent business which understands the needs and goals of the independent distributor. Schinner's nearly incomparible growth over the past decade is indisputable proof that the Schinner business formula works, and works well for their distributor partners! We are excited to be a part of their rapidly growing team, and for the new opportunities that will result for our employees and customers! Continuing to be a part of an independent, family-owned business that understands the value of personal relationships was of the utmost importance in the decision to join the RJ Schinner team. I am very grateful that our full Icon staff will continue to be able to serve our customers and to help them achieve their goals as we move together into the future."

RJ Schinner, for over 65 years, has been selling non-food disposables to the commercial marketplace through distribution. With the acquisition of Icon Distributing, RJS has fifteen loactions and delivers to a forty plus state area on company owned trucks.

December, 2016

R.J. SCHINNER Announces Expansion into Tracy, CA

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI - R.J. Schinner Co., Inc. a premier re-distributor to the commercial wholesale trade, announces the commitment to their newest facility. It will be located in Tracy, CA. The facility will service customers in California, Nevada and Oregon. The Tracy location will be managed by Chris Orbaugh and supported by the sales team of Kristin Poggio and Angela Cancilla.

The facility will provide both 'will call' as well as RJ Schinner truck delivery to the market. The addition of Tracy will bring to fourteen, the number of RJ Schinner warehouse locations, now covering thirty nine states even better.

For over 60 years RJ Schinner has been supplying paper products, can liners, janitorial supplies and food service disposables to the commercial marketplace through distribution.

Shipping will begin out of the Tracy location in December of 2016.

 

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November, 2016

R.J. SCHINNER Announces Expansion into Greensboro, NC

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI - R.J. Schinner Co., Inc. a premier re-distributor to the commercial wholesale trade, announces the commitment to their newest facility. It will be located in Greensboro, NC. The facility will service customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The Greensboro location will be managed by Greg Howard and supported by the sales team of Buck Buckner, Sam Eanes and Stephen O'Neill.

The facility will provide both 'will call' as well as RJ Schinner truck delivery to the market. The addition of Greensboro will bring to thirteen, the number of RJ Schinner warehouse locations, now covering thirty nine states even better.

For over 60 years RJ Schinner has been supplying paper products, can liners, janitorial supplies and food service disposables to the commercial marketplace through distribution.

Shipping will begin out of the Greensboro location in November of 2016.

 

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April, 2016

R.J. SCHINNER Announces - A Vice President for National Accounts

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI - R.J. Schinner Co., Inc. a premier re-distributor to the commercial wholesale trade, is pleased to announce that Jeff Leja has joined R.J. Schinner Company as Vice President - National Accounts,


Mr. Leja has 30+ years of industry experience on both the manufacturer and wholesaler side of the business, both in sales leadership and executive positions, most recently as Vice President of US Sales for a large consumer products private label manufacturer.


In this newly created role, Jeff will be working closely with field sales, management and our supplier partners. He will lead market research and sales development of multi-location, regional and national opportunities across a broad spectrum of channels and business segments on behalf of RJ Schinner.


Ken Schinner, President of R.J. Schinner, stated "Jeff Leja has a wealth of knowledge and experience in our industry. He has also had major success in his career. I think that this is a perfect fit as RJ continues to grow and our capabilities to serve the market expand."

RJ Schinner, for over 60 years, has been selling non-food disposables to the commercial marketplace through distribution. The company currently has twelve locations servicing a forty state area.

Read the press release here!