"Seeking to unite"

Advised The Stevens Company and its Owners on Sale to Clearfield Wholesale Paper Company

December 2016 – Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" served as the advisor to Altoona Chemical and Sanitary Supply, Inc., doing business as The Stevens Company and its owners – Rebecca Stevens J. Denny Stevens, II, Beatrice Stevens, and Evelyn Mae Croft - on the sale of Steven’s assets to Clearfield Wholesale Paper Company.  Terms of the transaction are confidential.

About The Stevens Company (www.stevenscoinc.com
Altoona Chemical and Sanitary Supply, Inc., doing business as The Stevens Company, was owned by Rebecca (“Becky”) Stevens, J. Denny Stevens, II, Beatrice Stevens and Evelyn Mae Croft.  The Stevens Company, located in Altoona, Pennsylvania was operated by Becky Stevens.  The Stevens Company, founded 80 years ago in 1936, has a storied history and deep roots in the Blair County Pennsylvania Community and has been run by a succession of Steven’s family members since 1948 – from J. Denny Stevens, to son J. Denny Stevens II to daughter Becky Stevens.  The Stevens Company was a distributor of janitorial and sanitation supplies and equipment, a “Jan-San” dealer.  The Stevens Company carried and sold over 800 products including towels, tissues, dispensing systems, hygienic products, and cleaning supplies and equipment and served customers throughout the Central Pennsylvania Region.  The Stevens Company represented, sold and serviced such notable suppliers and brands as Nobles, Advance Nilfisk, Tomcat, Buckeye International, Triple S (Standardized Sanitation Systems), Kruger Paper, Breuer Tornado, CFR, Anderson Matting, Protex Matting, Superior matting, Carlisle, Geerpres, Rubbermaid, Unger, Viper, and Impact Products.

About Clearfield Wholesale Paper Company (www.cwp-online.com
Clearfield Wholesale Paper Company, Inc. is owned and operated by Joel Peterson.  Clearfield Wholesale Paper Company, located in Clearfield Pennsylvania, has been providing clients throughout Pennsylvania with high-quality sanitary, maintenance, equipment, safety, food service, and packaging products since 1922.  Clearfield has over 1,800 nationally known janitorial supply products inventoried on location and its modern facility is designed to serve customer needs effectively and efficiently.

About Zygoquest Group and Mike Dudek (www.zygoquest.com)
Mike Dudek, an attorney and CPA, is the owner of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" which provides customized merger & acquisition services to buyers & sellers of companies.  Zygoquest is the #1 M&A authority in the office products industry.  Mike Dudek & Rich Wisniewski are authors of over 500 consummated M&A transactions including many technology services acquisitions during their careers.  Prior to founding Zygoquest, Mike Dudek was Vice-President of Acquisitions for IKON Office Solutions, a $5.5 billion NYSE company acquired by Ricoh Corporation.  Mike Dudek has evaluated transactions ranging from the smallest transactions to the largest deals in the office products industry – from million dollar deals to billion dollar deals.  The Zygoquest website contains deals you will recognize.  See www.zygoquest.com.

About Law Office of Mike Dudek (www.mikedudeklaw.com)
Mike Dudek also owns the Law Office of Mike Dudek which provides owners and executives with customized and affordable legal services on mergers and acquisitions and other complex business transactions.  See www.mikedudeklaw.com.