Associated Recognized as one of Chicago’s Largest Privately Held CompaniesADDISON, IL, October 11, 2017 – Associated has been recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ Largest Privately Held on their 2017 list. Tim Combs, President/CEO of Associated said, “We strive to satisfy the needs of our customers and look forward to the continued growth and development of our organization that will put us in an even better position to do so. Over the years, our success has been driven by our employee’s efforts which have earned our customer’s loyalty and dedication. We are honored to be recognized on this list with other companies in the Chicagoland area”. Click to read more.
Associated has been recognized on Inc. Magazine’s list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies with Sales Growth of 47% over 3 yearsADDISON, IL, September 22, 2017 – For the third time, Inc. magazine recognized Associated on its Inc. 5000 list. The Inc. 5000 list is an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies and represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy, America’s independent entrepreneurs. Click to read more.
Associated To Host Loyola’s 4th Annual Supply Chain Leadership ConferenceADDISON, IL, MAY 4, 2017 – Associated has been selected for the fourth year in a row to host Loyola’s Supply Chain Leadership Conference on June 8, 2017. This is the fourth year for this one-of-a-kind event that will bring together supply chain experts and professionals from a wide array of backgrounds and industries to discuss today's hot supply chain topics. With a broad array of educational sessions, product demonstrations, solution applications and peer-to-peer networking opportunities this is an event designed for every supply chain leader. Click to read more.
Tim Combs Announced as CEO & President of Associated To Support Continued GrowthADDISON, IL, March 1, 2017 – Tim Combs has been appointed as president and CEO of Associated, a leader in providing integrated supply chain solutions. This appointment is a welcome return for Combs, as he served as the Company’s General Manager from 2009 to 2010. Combs brings 35 years of leadership and sales experience to Associated, having most recently served as President of Sales and Marketing at The Raymond Corporation. Click to read more.
Associated Recognized as Ferrara Candy Company’s 2016 Supply Chain Segment LeaderADDISON, IL, February 20, 2017 – Ferrara Candy Company has named Associated the 2016 Supply Chain Segment Leader at their Supplier Innovation Summit. Click to read more.
Associated and Peach State Receive MHEDA’s MVP StatusADDISON, IL, January 18, 2017 - Associated and its subsidiary, Peach State Integrated Technologies, have been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Status for 2017 in a program from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). To be among the less than 5% of the association’s membership earning the award, Associated and Peach State successfully demonstrated a commitment to business excellence, professionalism and good stewardship. Click to read more.
2016 Loyola’s Supply and Value Chain Center Leadership AwardADDISON, IL, November 11, 2016 – The Supply and Value Chain Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business announced the winners of its annual Supply and Value Chain Center Awards. The awards recognize outstanding performance of individuals and teams in categories including Leadership, Supply Chain Excellence, Innovation, and Sustainability. Michael B. Romano, President and CEO of Associated, a provider of integrated supply chain solutions, was recognized with the 2016 Supply Chain Leadership Award.
Associated Launches a New Website Aimed at Providing an Enhanced Educational Experience for UsersADDISON, IL, JUNE 20, 2016 – During the past five decades, Associated has strived to forge long term relationships with their customers by providing leading edge consulting and system integration solutions, world class products and industry leading support services. Their experience and consultative approach has helped their customers optimize space, labor and order fulfillment operations within their distribution and production operations to satisfy goals for increased productivity, efficiency and operational cost reductions. Throughout this journey, one thing has remained the same; they are committed to exceeding the expectations of their partners. Click to read more.
Women At Work ArticleThe 2016 second quarter MHEDA Journal's Women at Work article features Associated and Peach State Integrated Technologies' own Corporate Marketing Communications Supervisor Debbie Tworek. Click to read more.
Associated Announces Organizational ChangesADDISON, IL, April 12, 2016 – To insure Associated is properly positioned and staffed to sustain our growth; a new position, Director of Human Resources, has been established. This is consistent with other Director positions recently established in Operations, Consulting and Integration, Marketing and Business Development and most recently Finance. These positions have been designed to actively drive Associated’s growth and success by providing day to day leadership for their teams as well as proactive strategic direction.
Associated Announces Organizational ChangesADDISON, IL, March 3, 2016 – To support continued growth that has been driven by increased customer demand Associated has created a new position, Corporate Director of Finance. This new role has been established to maximize opportunities that will develop and enhance our Finance and Accounting team and capabilities. Click to read more.
- October 11, 2017 - Associated Recognized as one of Chicago’s Largest Privately Held Companies
- September 22, 2017 - Associated has been recognized on Inc. Magazine’s list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies with Sales Growth of 47% over 3 years
- July 17, 2017 - Associated Recognized as Modula’s Most Prestigious Dealer
- May 4, 2017 - Associated To Host Loyola’s 4th Annual Supply Chain Leadership Conference
- March 1, 2017 - Tim Combs Announced as CEO & President of Associated to Support Continued Growth
- February 20, 2017 - Associated Recognized as Ferrara Candy Company's Supply Chain Segment Leader
- January 18, 2017 - Associated and Peach State Integrated Technologies Receive MHEDA’s MVP Status
- November 11, 2016 - 2016 Loyola's Supply and Value Chain Center Leadership Award
- June 20, 2016 - Associated Launches a New Website Aimed at Providing an Enhanced Educational Experience for Users
- May 19, 2016 - Associated To Host Loyola's 3rd Annual Supply Chain Leadership Conference
- April 12, 2016 - Associated Announces Organizational Changes
- March 3, 2016 - Associated Announces Organizational Changes
- January 25, 2016 - Associated and Peach State Receive MHEDA's MVP Status
- October 5, 2015 - Associated Announces Organizational Changes Aimed at Creating the Ultimate Customer Experience
- August 7, 2015 - Associated Recognized on Crain's Chicago Business Largest Privately Held Companies List
- July 15, 2015 - Associated Recognized For Enhancing & Maintaining an Ethical Marketplace
- June 15, 2015 - Associated honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support
- June 29, 2015 - Associated Announces Organizational Changes
- May 1, 2015 - MHI 2015 Young Professional Network Mentor Award
- April 9th, 2015 - Associated Announces Organizational Changes
- April 6, 2015 - Industry Veteran Retires After 38 Years of Service to the Industry
- January 12, 2015 - Associated Receives UTI Lisle’s 2014 Outstanding Industry Partner Award
January 5, 2015 - Associated Receives MHEDA’s MVP Status - 2015
- July 14, 2014 - Associated to host Loyola’s Supply Chain Leadership Conference
- March 20, 2014 - Associated and Peach State finalize merger to create one of the largest Supply Chain Solution Companies in North America
- January 15, 2014 - Associated Receives MHEDA’s MVP Status - 2014
- November 8, 2013 - Associated and Peach State announce merger to create one of the largest Supply Chain Solution Companies in North America
- September 20, 2013 - Associated has been recognized on Inc. Magazine’s list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies with Three-Year Sales Growth of 44%
- May 23, 2013 - Associated partners with Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business to increase awareness about the Material Handling Industry’s impact on the Supply Chain
- August 22, 2013 - Associated Announces Partnership with TZA, a Technology, Consulting, and Engineering Company Specializing in the Optimization of Labor Performance
- June 25, 2012 - Associated Announces the Opening of New South Bend, Indiana Location
- February 20, 2012 - HOM Furniture Recognizes 2011 Service Representative of the Year
- October 11, 2011 - Associated partners with Robert Morris University’s Morris Graduate School of Management to increase awareness about the Material Handling Industry
- January 20, 2011 - Associated Plans to Increase Workforce By 12% in 2011 To Support Growing Market Demand
- August 9, 2010 - Associated Announces It's New Brand Identity and Refocused Business Model
- April 28, 2010 - Associated partners with NIU to create awareness about the material handling industry
- February 5, 2010 - Associated named the 2009 Medline Vendor of the Year
- January 29, 2010 - Associated celebrates 50 years of innovation, sustainability and reliability
- November 9, 2009 - Associated receives the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Award of Excellence in 2009
- October 9, 2009 - Associated partners with UTI to create awareness about the material handling industry
- 2009 - Associated is named to the 2009 Inc. Magazine's List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies
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