Jules Scheck Associates, Multiline Marketing Group Merge Northeast Forces
Ray Rodriguez, managing partner of Multiline Marketing Group (MMG) and Jules Scheck, president of Jules Scheck Associates (JSA), Wayne, N.J., and managing partner of Multiline Marketing Group Northeast Division, recently announced the merger of the two companies and the supplier lines they represent in the Northeast. The merger became effective Aug. 1.
Under the new organizational banner, JSA and MMG will continue representing industry suppliers in the northeast, including Spector & CO, Gordon Sinclair, Mid-Nite Snax, Pioneer Balloon, Compass Industries, Pedre and Headwear USA. Primary contact for distributors and suppliers will remain at JSA’s Wayne headquarters.
When asked for a key benefit of the merger, Scheck said, “Having stronger lines and more reps in the field will make for more valuable time spent in calling on distributors, resulting in better educated distributors and better penetration of the northeast market for our supplier lines.”
Of the merger, Rodriguez added, “Jules and I will be working as equals in the Northeast, with Jules taking more of the day-to-day sales point position with suppliers, distributors and our staff. My role will be working with Jules and consulting with our combined suppliers, creating and developing more sales and marketing opportunities, thereby building a stronger bridge between our suppliers and distributors.”
JSA and MMG are both independent manufacturers’ representatives and consultants to supplier firms. JSA has been serving promotional products distributors in the Northeast for 20 years. MMG has been a manufacturers’ representative organization for 20 years and was the first such company to represent multiple top supplier organizations in all 50 states. Its Southeast and Southwest territories will remain the same, headed by Jeff Stepp, president and managing partner of MMG South.
For more information, call (800) 250-9928.