Charles Shor Welcomes Robert J. Lackman As Duro Bag's New Executive VP of Supply Chain

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Charles Shor, CEO of Paper bag manufacturer, Duro Bag has hired Robert J. Lackman as Executive Vice President of Supply Chain. Robert was hired by the world's largest manufacturer of paper bags due to his experience and proven capabilities.

I am confident that Rob will help us continue to improve our supply chain systems, processes, and overall customer satisfaction.

Charles Shor, CEO of Paper bag manufacturer, Duro Bag (http://www.DuroBag.com), has hired Robert J. Lackman as Executive Vice President of Supply Chain. Robert was hired by the world's largest manufacturer of paper bags due to his experience and proven capabilities.

Mr. Lackman will lead initiatives that streamline processes, procedures, and overall efficiencies in the supply chain of the paper bag manufacturer. Rob has been impressed by the quality of the product line of Duro, and was particularly struck by the luxury paper shopping bags designed and produced by Duro Bag's Designer division. He is looking forward to working with the competent and creative staff of Duro Bag.

Rob has a B.S. in Business and Marketing from the University of Cincinnati. He brings to the paper bag industry over 20 years experience in distribution, inventory management, scheduling, procurement, process improvement, and reducing cost. From 1995 to 2007, Rob worked at XPEDX in Cincinnati as director of purchasing, global importing and supply chain. Most recently he was vice president of purchasing and supply chain officer for Broder Brothers, a $1 billion active wear company based in Philadelphia. He had already had experience with paper shopping bags, grocery bags, and various other lines of paper bags in his previous positions.

In a post on Duro Bag's website (http://www.DuroBag.com), Charles Shor stated, "I am confident that Rob will help us continue to improve our supply chain systems, processes, and overall customer satisfaction."

Rob and his family live in Cincinnati.

About Duro Bag Manufacturing Co.:
Duro Bag is the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of paper bags and luxury paper bags, producing billions of bags annually for foodservice, grocery, retail, wholesale-distribution and other industries at its 12 North American manufacturing centers. The privately held company, based in the Cincinnati metropolitan community of Ludlow, Kentucky, employs approximately 2,500, primarily in the U.S. and Mexico.

Duro Standard Products Co. produces paper grocery bags; grocery sacks; handle bags; merchandise bags; paper lawn and leaf bags; and various specialty bags, including lunch bags, pharmacy bags, liquor bags, Freshness Paper(TM) bread bags, food service bags, and much more. Duro Designer Inc. produces the broadest range of machine-made premium paper shopping bags for luxury retailers in North America. It provides retailers with a total custom services, from concept and design to printing, manufacturing and on-site delivery.

Duro Bag Manufacturing Co. is second-generation family owned and has a well-demonstrated record of environmental responsibility. Over the last 20 years, CEO Charles Shor has been responsible for growing Duro Bag into the largest paper bag manufacturer in the world. The company has a half-century history of reducing and re-using waste at its manufacturing operations and incorporating high levels of pre- and post-consumer waste fibers in its products. Duro Bag is committed to net reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and water usage and is in the process of obtaining third-party certifications for its products.

Duro Bag helps customers improve sustainability in their operations with paper bags featuring up to 100% post-consumer waste--and helps them reduce their carbon footprint with specially tailored supply chain initiatives.

Duro Bag Manufacturing Company
Davies and Oak Streets
Ludlow, KY 41016
Phone: (859) 581-8200
http://www.durobag.com
Tim Young, 859-371-2150, ext. 303.
Vice President, Human Resources

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