Andrew Hermanson

Florida New York City Boston

After 5 years performing magic and comedy during the late 70's, Andy realized that the family business was better suited to raise a family. Andy has now been in the packaging business for over 30 years. Beginning in the warehouse, he is now the President of a corporation that is a redistribution company stocking several million dollars of inventorty as well as manufacturer's representative's. The company is one of a handful of stocking manufacturers reps that warehouse the products that they sell as agents serving only distributors. With over 20mm dollars in agency sales and another 10mm in reselling from their stocking facilities, he is directly responsible for developing more than 5mm dollars of stock product sales and another 4-5mm in agency business in the last decade or so. While acting as the CEO, he has personally developed and maintained such prestigious customers as Federal Express, Aspen Medical (formally Becton Dickenson), Uline, Staples Industrial and a myriad of others. He has a comprehensive understanding of the industrial packaging business and products such as stretch film, adhesive tapes, paper products as well as polyethylene sheets and bags and the processes used in their manufacturing. The company represents the likes of Tesa Tape, Vibac, Flexsol, AEP and several other global suppliers. Retaining a number of outside sales people serving the N.E. and a full customer service staff, he is responsible and well versed in domestic sales as well as being fluent in all aspects of importing. The Franklin Tape Division is one of the top 10 importers of carton sealing tapes in the United States. The diversity of the company and the way they do business is greatly influenced by Andy's earlier life experience in the entertainment business as a magician/comedian in S. Florida as well as NYC. Point of interest - Technical Papers Corporation invented the flow through teabag!