ICS Magazine

Pro-Link Adds New Members

October 21, 2008

Canton, MA -October 21, 2008-Pro-Link, a jansan-focused marketing and buying group with members and distribution centers throughout the United States, announces three distributors have recently become members.

The new members are:
  • J.D. Thompson & Associates, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Pro-San Maintenance Supply, Inc., Durham, NC
  • Shamrock Supply Co., Inc., Tigard, OR

According to Sue Thompson, CEO, and Thomas Van Ness, Vice President of Thompson & Associates, the 30-year-old company provides cleaning chemicals and equipment, paper supplies, and related products to the cleaning industry as well as public and private organizations throughout the state.

Asked what interested the company in Pro-Link, Thompson said, “The improved purchasing power was a big factor, of course. But we were also impressed with Pro-Link’s expertise and knowledge of the jansan industry, especially buildings service contractors, a new part of our business.”

Both Tony Sullivan, president of Shamrock Supply, and Michael Overby, president of Pro-San, emphasized Pro-Link’s focus on quality service and products for end customers as their reason for joining the organization. “We are going for repeat business and [quality service and quality products] is how you do it,” said Overby.

According to Brian Slack, Vice President of Sales for Pro-Link, “these three distributors are exactly the type we are looking for as new members,” he says. “They know the industry, are customer focused, and have made a contribution to our industry.”