Penn Jersey Paper Co. Acquires Gelmarc Distributors

September 2nd, 2014 News

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Penn Jersey Paper Company (PJP) is pleased to announce that they have acquired certain assets of Gelmarc Distributors, a broad line distributor of foodservice supplies, equipment, disposables and janitorial products located in Cherry Hill, NJ.

“The acquisition of Gelmarc is an opportunity for us to strengthen our position as the region’s leading distributor of foodservice supplies,” states Tom Furia, Jr., president and COO of PJP. “Gelmarc’s reputation for providing superior customer service aligns well with our own culture and commitments.”

This will be PJP’s third acquisition in the last seven years, further strengthening the company’s distribution channels in its core market area.

PJP will take over operations of the Gelmarc cash and carry storefront making it the third PJP Marketplace foodservice superstore. Open to the public, PJP Marketplace is the ideal destination for smaller foodservice operators to get the food and supply items needed to run their operations.

About Penn Jersey Paper Company

PJP is a Philadelphia-based full line distributor of foodservice supplies, equipment, and disposables. The company provides supply solutions for the food service, supermarket, healthcare and janitorial industries. PJP employees over 300 associates and has been named a top workplace for the last five consecutive years. PJP also operates three PJP Marketplace foodservice superstores in the Philadelphia region. For more information, please visit

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