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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Continues Packaging and Supply Expansion with Acquisition of PAMS, Inc. of Southern California

Posted: February 6, 2019

(Odenton, MD – February 6, 2019) Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. (KeyImpact) announces the acquisition of PAMS, Inc. (PAMS), a packaging, supply, janitorial, and sanitation manufacturer Sales Agency doing business across California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii. Adding PAMS into KeyImpact’s current Packaging & Supply portfolio further strengthens the company’s mix of seasoned industry professionals encompassing category and channel expertise.

Established in 1946 and headquartered in Pomona, CA, PAMS is owned and managed by Terry Beal (President and CEO) and Gregory Woods (Vice President). Collectively, Terry and Gregory have over 50 years of packaging and supply industry experience, and both veterans will continue to lead the PAMS day-to-day business as a division of KeyImpact.

Terry Beal states, “We are very pleased to be a part of KeyImpact as our culture, values, and reputations are so closely aligned. Additionally, having access to better technologies and resources will aide our entire PAMS team in becoming even better at meeting the needs and expectations of our customers and manufacturers in the future.”
“PAMS is a great addition for us,” states Dan Cassidy, CEO of KeyImpact. “This team brings strong relationships and resources in strategic geographical markets and categories for KeyImpact; it is a great fit for the future growth of our organization. We welcome the folks from PAMS to the KeyImpact family and look forward to creating more growth opportunities for our collective Clients, customers, and team members.”

About PAMS
PAMS Inc. has become one of the largest Non-Foods Manufacturers Representative Agencies in the nation by providing marketing, sales, service and product development for manufacturers and distributors. Expertise includes specialists with an emphasis on food service, hospitality, packer processor, janitorial and sanitary supply industries, operations and distribution. For more information, please visit http://www.pamsinc.com.

About KeyImpact Sales and Systems
Formed in 2000, through the merger of Key Brokerage in New Jersey and Impact Sales in Maryland, KeyImpact has grown to become the leading foodservice sales and marketing agency in the United States. KeyImpact represents manufacturers of food, as well as packaging and supplies, and provides sales and marketing services to distributors and operators across all segments of the foodservice trade channel. KeyImpact currently employs approximately 800 associates in 49 states with industry expertise in sales, marketing, culinary, K-12, military, college & university, contract feeding, retail, deli, national & regional commercial chains, recreation and distribution, as well as extensive product & category expertise. For more information, please visit http://www.kisales.com.

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