Most Valued Partner (MVP) Program
PMMI's Most Valued Partner (MVP) Program offers significant cost savings to members in the following service areas:
Telephone, Internet, Long Distance
Safety and Health
Utility Cost Reduction
Supplies and Materials
Utility Cost Reduction
Reduce and Manage Energy Expenses with APPI Energy
PMMI has partnered with Affiliated Power Purchasers International (APPI Energy) to provide the Powerful Solutions Program, an exclusive member benefit that assists members in managing and reducing their energy expenses. APPI Energy navigates the maze of energy deregulation by negotiating favorable “real-time” pricing and contract terms and conditions with competitive energy suppliers across the country.
APPI Energy provides energy procurement services with minimal time commitment and no upfront cost.
APPI Energy will:
- Develop a procurement strategy and a plan of action
- Retrieve, analyze, and review account information and usage data
- Formulate and submit RFP’s to qualified competitive energy suppliers
- Review responses with Member
- Process all documents and implement the Member’s energy service with the new supplier
- Provide ongoing consulting and customer service
- Continuously monitor energy markets, suppliers, and prices.
APPI Energy’s mission and operating model are based on one premise: providing superior, independent consulting services that manage and decrease energy expenses.
PMMI has partnered with American Packaging Capital to provide your customers located within the USA with a variety of financing options for acquisition of your equipment. Established in 1993, they are the largest leasing company in North America dedicated to the packaging equipment industry.
American Packaging Capital provides PMMI member companies with a selection of customized tools to make offering a financial alternative to an outright cash purchase easy. They are one of the few leasing companies that pay deposits on behalf of your customers, which means your payment terms are met.
For more information, visit their website at www.myampac.com or call them at 888-MY-AMPAC (888-692-6722).
Northstar Trade Finance
The NORTHSTAR International Financing Affinity Program offers attractive financing options for international buyers. Donwload a brochure with program details today.
Business Insurance Services
The PMMI Business Insurance Program is a multi-faceted program with in depth coverage through well-known, exceptional carriers. Its unique extra services, provided at no additional charge, help participating member companies run more smoothly and more efficiently:
General Liability Coverage — The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies will underwrite participating member companies’ product liability coverage.
Workers Compensation — The Hartford Financial Services Group will underwrite participating member companies’ workers’ compensation coverage.
Brokerage Flexibility — Alliant Insurance Services will be the primary broker overseeing the program. Members can access the PMMI Business Insurance program by going directly through Alliant, which has certified brokers throughout the United States, or through the member’s current broker.
Strategic HR — At no extra charge, participating member companies gain access to Strategic HR, a fully-owned subsidiary of Alliant specializing in human resources, loss control and safety services.
Nationwide Risk Consulting — Participating member companies will gain access to Nationwide Risk Consulting, a company focused on uncovering costly errors in worker compensation settlements.
Contact PMMI’s Insurance Program can contact Bob Murphy, first vice president, Alliant Insurance Services Inc. at 703.397.0977 or 800.298.7373.
Clarion Safety Systems, LLC
PMMI is partnering with Clarion Safety Systems, the worldwide leader in visual safety communication, to offer the finest in safety sign, label, and marking services for the packaging industry. Why is Clarion your best source when you want your safety signs, labels, and markings done right? Clarion safety signs and labels have never been called into question for a product liability lawsuit for failure-to-warn. That’s more than 46 million safety markings in use with zero lawsuits. We diligently apply the ANSI and ISO standards when designing and producing our top-quality products – standards that are firmly grounded in the finest human factors research and court case precedents.
Exclusively for you as a PMMI member, you’ll receive the following benefits by utilizing Clarion for your safety labeling needs:
- 10% discount on all orders placed
- FREE assessment of your existing safety labels
- Best practice updates about ANSI and ISO standards for safety communication
- Electronic graphic files (.jpg or .gif) for use in your safety manuals (at no charge)
For more information or to place an order, visit the PMMI partnership page on Clarion’s website.
Local and Long Distance Telecommunications Program
PMMI’s Member Group Buying Service now offers the Telecom Savings Program. This is a free service made available to you through our program with Affiliated Power Purchasers International, LLC (APPI), the same utility experts that manages PMMI’s Energy Buyers Program.
The Telecom Savings Program, administered by APPI, serves as your telecommunications consultant, continually shopping vendors and tailoring solutions to meet your needs. APPI, independent of all carriers, obtains lower telecommunication costs for you - consistent with reliable quality service. A free, no-obligation analysis of your account is performed, and then you are provided with a detailed proposal describing the savings. The decision to take advantage of the savings is yours.
Participation in the Telecom Savings Program can provide your business with significant discounts on all local dial tone lines and features, as well as savings on long distance and data services. By utilizing the Telecom Savings Program, you have the assurance that APPI is constantly representing your best interests. You gain monthly savings plus the comfort that a telecommunications industry expert is working on your behalf.
For more information, contact APPI at 800-520-6685, or access the APPI Telecommunications Program website.
PMMI has partnered with Prime Advantage, a buying group that combines the purchasing power of industrial manufacturers to negotiate savings programs, based on group volume, with an exclusive group of world-class global suppliers of raw materials, components, supplies and services. Prime Advantage suppliers provide everything from raw materials, such as steel and metal, component parts, facility maintenance, to general office supplies.
Endorsed Suppliers in Prime Advantage provide competitive pricing, volume-based rebates and discounts, and extensive value added services to Prime Advantage Members, all in an effort to make them more efficiently run, profitable, manufacturing organizations.
PMMI members that join Prime Advantage will enjoy a discounted initiation fee (one-time membership fee); there is no annual participation fee. If a member does not recoup their initiation fee in equivalent savings within the first two years, the fee is refunded.
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Let YRC Freight help you evaluate your transportation costs. Contact a dedicated YRC Freight representative at 800.647.3061 or firstname.lastname@example.org. As a PMMI member, you can receive significant savings with YRC Freight. Simply enroll online at enrollhere.net or contact us by phone or email.