Miami-based Dade Paper has achieved an important milestone of 75 years in business, owned and operated by the same family.
Founded in 1939 by Harry and Irving Genet, the company’s current president is third generation owner, Lenny Genet.
A distributor of foodservice disposables, janitorial supplies and equipment, Dade Paper serves businesses throughout the entire Eastern United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
To commemorate Dade Paper’s 75th Anniversary, the company has created a scholarship program to honor late chairman, Irving Genet.
The Genet Family & Dade Paper Scholarship Fund will provide college scholarships in each region that the company serves.
“My father and grandfather were both school teachers before starting the company. Educational programs and community service have always been part of Dade Paper’s culture,” said Lenny Genet.
A benefit dinner will be held on September 10, 2014 as part of the fund raising efforts. Additional plans include communication campaigns reaching out to customers, suppliers and associates thanking them for their participation in the company’s growth and success.
Headquartered in Miami, Florida,Dade Paper has nine distribution branches and seventeen sales support centers located strategically throughout the Eastern United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The company has over 1000 employees, 275 delivery vehicles, and over 1 million square feet of warehouse space.