March 30, 2015 –
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Penn Jersey Paper Company (PJP) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Katcef Distributors, a broad line distributor of foodservice supplies, equipment, disposables and janitorial products located in Annapolis, Maryland
“The acquisition of Katcef 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. “Katcef’s culture and reputation for customer service aligns well with our own. We are excited about extending our reach into the Mid-Atlantic region, and also becoming a part of the Annapolis community. This location will allow us to provide outstanding products and service to our customers and grow our presence in the Baltimore / Washington area.”
This will be PJP’s fourth acquisition in the last eight years, further strengthening the company’s distribution channels in its core market area.
PJP will continue to operate out of the Katcef Distribution center, and take over operations of the Katcef cash and carry storefront.