KPaul Announces New Commercial-Industrial Business Unit

INC 500 honored company builds upon growth in federal sector

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KPaul, a service-disabled, veteran-owned, supplier of IT solutions, industrial supplies, office supplies, and medical products to the federal government, today announces that the company is launching a major expansion, entering the commercial industrial marketplace.

KPaul was named in 2010 to the Inc. Magazine's list of "500 Fastest Growing Companies in the United States", listed at #10 on the list of 500. In announcing the plan, founder and CEO, Kevin Paul, states, "We are aggressively building on our success in the federal market where we serve over 21,000 customers across all federal departments including all branches of the military.

The new division will be headed by Edward Foggs, a KPaul veteran account executive with a history of building new sales enterprises. "We are looking forward to serving customers in the commercial space, leveraging our broad supplier base of products and services." Foggs commented that the new division would be adding 200 jobs to the local economy and another 100 across the country in existing sales and service center locations.  "KPaul has increased its Indianapolis headquarters employment by 600% in 2010 with over 60% of those in customer-facing roles. We definitely have the resources and best practices in place to meet the challenges of expansion at this time," he noted. Over the past twelve months KPaul has also added key senior management in finance, marketing and operations.

About KPaul:

In addition to the Commercial Industrial Division, KPaul Properties LLC, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, operates four federal divisions, KPaul Industrial, KPaul Medical, KPaul Office, and KPaul IT Solutions. The company also supplies branded products under the TekMentum and Sanigo brands.

SOURCE KPaul Corporation