callico affiliations

RDA Advantage

RDA Advantage is a marketing co-operative comprised of 13 of the largest independent redistributors in North America. Our membership allows us to combine superior local service with the reach of a national distributor. As a group, RDA offers access to 30 warehouses covering the United States and Canada. Their leadership creates the forum where members can negotiate with national Jan/San and Food Service companies thereby purchasing competitively. The organization also allows Callico exclusive regional access to popular labels, Advantage and Vintage brand products.

International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA)

ISSA is the largest and most established trade association for commercial cleaning and is made up of over 6,000 members internationally. They include distributors, manufacturers, building service contractors, in-house cleaning and maintenance departments and manufacturer representative companies. ISSA hosts the industry’s largest cleaning shows including the annual Interclean North America. ISSA promotes and informs members on the latest trends and technology and aims to be the leading resource for information, education, networking and business opportunities. They are also a powerful industry advocate in government issues that affect the cleaning industry.

New England Sanitary Supply Association (NESSA)

NESSA is the New England affiliate of ISSA and shares a similar mission. Membership in this regional trade association is open to distributors, manufacturers and manufacturer representatives with offices in the New England states. NESSA focuses on education, training, industry advocacy and membership networking initiatives. They also support scholarship foundations and other charities. Each year Callico sponsors NESSA’s main fundraising event—the Annual Charity Golf & Networking Event.

Sanitary Supply Wholesaling Association (SSWA)

The SSWA is the premier wholesaler association for cleaning and maintenance products. Members assist one another and share information to support common goals. By monitoring trends, the SSWA can actively strategize and steers initiatives that will benefit the industry.

Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM)

AIM is an association of state employers who support a public policy that encourages economic growth and opportunity. They are guided by the belief that only a vibrant, private-sector economy creates opportunity that binds the social, governmental, and economic foundations of our commonwealth. AIM focuses on worker and manager training and assisting members to navigate complex employment laws.



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