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<ul><li> 1. Printed on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text2</li></ul><p> 2. Table of Contents: Printed &amp; Published by: Print by Premier + MoreCompanies of Premier....................................................................................... 4Premier: The Past 20 Years............................................................................ 5-9The Future 20 Years and Beyond.................................................................... 10USS Intrepid History................................................................................... 11-15Presidents Message....................................................................................... 16Neenah Paper................................................................................................. 17Sponsors.................................................................................................... 18-19The World of Premier.................................................................................. 20-33Eurotech.......................................................................................................... 34Todays Facility &amp; Procurement Professional................................................... 35Print by Premier + More............................................................................. 36-49Events and Promo...................................................................................... 50-53Sappi............................................................................................................... 54Mission Possible Case Study..................................................................... 55-57Online Corporate Stores ............................................................................ 58-59Global Resources............................................................................................ 60RICG........................................................................................................... 61-63Hewlett Packard......................................................................................... 64-65Congratulations............................................................................................... 66Precision Engraving................................................................................... 67-69Sappi.......................................................................................................... 70-71Green Mountain............................................................................................... 72Color Edge................................................................................................. 73-763M Innovations........................................................................................... 77-79Hammermill..................................................................................................... 80Hewlett Packard.............................................................................................. 81AT-A-GLANCE, Avery...................................................................................... 82Bodecker......................................................................................................... 83Smead, Katun, Safco, Esselte......................................................................... 84Paris, Stanley, Pentel and Energizer............................................................... 85Paper Pro, Pilot, Java Gum............................................................................. 86Paper Mate, Adhesive Tape, Fellows.............................................................. 87Newell Consumer Brands................................................................................ 88Paper Mate Ink Joy.......................................................................................... 89Furniture by Premier................................................................................... 90-93Sappi............................................................................................................... 94Solutions by Premier........................................................................................ 95Congratulations from International Paper........................................................ 96Bring your A Game Accent Opaque by IP............................................ 97-111Special Thanks.............................................................................................. 112 Printed on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text3 3. Delivery andogistics lMaking it happen Printed on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text4 4. Printed on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text5 5. You cant handlethe truth! Welcome to the Digital Cameras eBay Yankees win A Few Good Men World Wide WebGoodbye Polaroids is born World Series 199219931994 19951996Premier Supplies opens: Office Supplies addedOpen HeadquartersOpen first WarehouseNew Division:Copy and Fax paperto our product line in New York City Janitorial &amp; Cleaning Suppliesyears in the makingPrinted on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text 6 6. Im the kingof the world! The world meetsY2K is Yankees defeat Mets Apples first iPodTitanicHarry Potter everywhere 4-1 World SeriesMusic goes digital 19971998 199920002001In-house print New Division:New Division:Branded Trucks joinPremier Suppliesfacility Big City Coffee Vending &amp; Break Time the Premier Fleet acquires National Distribution Capabilities Printed on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text 7 7. The night the lights The Office debuts, American Idol debuts:went out: Facebook: NOT based onIntrepidKelly Clarkson wins 2003 Blackout The Empire beginsPremier Supplies Reopens20022003 20042005 2006www.premiersupplies.com Compatible TonerCustomer Service Xerox iGen 3Punch-out debuts introduced moves to new facilitywins six awards available for clients in New Jersey Printed on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text 8 8. iPhone feverGiants defeat Angry Birds:Betty White Winningtakes over the world New England Patriots New national obsessionhosts SNLCharlie Sheen2007 2008 2009 20102011JumpCart introduced Premier SuppliesNew Division: New Division:Premier Supplies movesfor customer useenhanced internetPrint By Premier React Delivery to new state-of- capabilities and Logistics the-art facilityPrinted on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text 9 9. The Future2012 &amp; BeyondThe future is the indefinite time period which will occur after the present. Its arrival is considered inevitable dueto the existence of time and the laws of physics. Due to the nature of this reality, Premier Alliance is constantlyevolving and changing to adjust to the future. In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only thepresent exists. While this is the time we currently live and work at having the flexibility to react and make thenecessary changes to our business model is what the future beholds. Future studies, or futurology, is thescience, art and practice of postulating possible futures. At Premier we pride ourselves on using this modelto become the future practitioner of tomorrows office solutions.As the 21st Century continues so will Premier Alliance and our desire to Make it Happen Premier Supplies Print By PremierPromos By PremierReact - Messenger - LogisticAs a modern practitioner who is evolving to become the one source for office solutions, we have no insightto what the next decade will bring, but you can rest assured we will be cutting edge in all of our disciplinesand business services provided. Printed on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text10 10. USS IntrepidU SS Intrepid (CV/CVA/CVS-11), also known as Intrepid was launched on 26 April 1943 by Newport News The Fighting I, is one of 24 Essex-class air-Shipbuilding &amp; Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Virginia, the fifth craft carriers built during World War II for the Unit- Essex-class aircraft carrier to be launched. She was sponsored ed States Navy. She is the fourth US Navy ship by the wife of Vice Admiral John H. Hoover. On 16 Augustto bear the name. Commissioned in August 1943, Intrep-1943, she was commissioned with Captain Thomas L. Spragueid participated in several campaigns in the Pacific The-in command before heading to the Caribbean for shakedownater of Operations, most notably the Battle of Leyte Gulf.and training. Intrepids motto upon setting sail was In Mare InCaelo, which means On the sea, in the sky, or In the sea inDecommissioned shortly after the end of the war, she was mod- Heaven.ernized and recommissioned in the early 1950s as an attackcarrier (CVA), and then eventually became an antisubmarineWorld War IIcarrier (CVS). In her second career, she served mainly in theAtlantic, but also participated in the Vietnam War. Her notable Intrepid has one of the most distinguished service records ofachievements include being the recovery ship for a Mercuryany Navy ship, seeing active service in the Pacific Theater in-and a Gemini space mission. Because of her prominent role cluding the Marshall Islands, Truk, Leyte Gulf, and Okinawa. Atin battle, she was nicknamed the Fighting I, while her oftenwars end, she was in Eniwetok and soon supported occupa-ill-luck and the time spent in dry dock for repairs earned hertion forces providing air support and supply services beforethe nickname the Dry I. Decommissioned in 1974, in 1982 heading back to California.Intrepid became the foundation of the Intrepid Sea-Air-SpaceMuseum now a living landmark on Manhattans west side.Printed on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text 11 11. FACTS USS IntrepidMarshalls,shipping in two days of almost continuous trepids aircraft struck Japanese positionsJanuaryFebruary 1944 attacks in Operation Hailstone. The carrier in the Palaus concentrating on airfields andraid demonstrated Truks vulnerability andartillery emplacements on Peleliu.3 December 1943: Intrepid sailed from Na- thereby greatly curtailed its usefulness toval Station Norfolk for San Francisco, then the Japanese as a base. 8 September: Her fast carrier task forceto Hawaii.17 February 1944: That night, an aerial steamed west toward the southern Philip-torpedo struck Intrepids starboard quar- pines.10 January: She arrived at Pearl Harbor ter, 15 ft (5 m) below her waterline, flood-and prepared for the invasion of the Mar- ing several compartments and distorting 9 September and 10 September:shall Islands, the next objective in the Na-her rudder. By running her port engines atShe struck airfields on Mindanao.vys massive island-hopping campaign. full power and stopping her starboard en-gines or running them at ahead, Captain 12 through 14 September: She raided bas-16 January: She left Pearl Harbor with car- Sprague kept her roughly on course. Her es in the Visayan Sea.riers Cabot and Essex.crew moved all the aircraft on deck for-ward to increase her headsail to further aid17 September: She returned to the Palaus29 January2 February 1944: She raidedin control.[1]to support Marines in overcoming oppo-islands at the northeastern corner of Kwa-sition from hillside caves and mangrovejalein Atoll and pressed the attack until the 19 February: Strong winds overpowered swamps on Peleliu.last opposition had vanished. the improvised steering and left her withher bow pointed toward Tokyo. Sprague When the struggle settled down to root-31 January: By then, the raids destroyedlater confessed: Right then I wasnt in- ing Japanese defenders out of the groundall of the 83 Japanese aircraft based onterested in going in that direction. At this man-to-man, Intrepid steamed back to theRoi-Namur. The first landings were made point the crew made a jury-rig sail of wood,Philippines to prepare the way for libera-on adjacent islets. That morning, Intrepidscargo nets, and canvas to further increasetion. She struck throughout the Philippines,aircraft strafed Ennuebing Island until 10her headsail, allowing Intrepid to hold her also pounding Okinawa and Formosa tominutes before the first Marines reachedcourse. neutralize Japanese air threats to Leyte.the beaches. Thirty minutes later, that is-let which protected Rois southwestern24 February 1944: Intrepid reached Pearl20 October 1944: Intrepids aircraft flewflank and controlled the North Pass intoHarbor. missions in support of the Leyte landings.Kwajalein Lagoon was secured, en- Japans Navy, desperately striving to holdabling Marines to set up artillery to support 16 March: After temporary repairs, Intrepid the Philippines, was converging on Leytetheir assault on Roi. sailed for the West Coast.Gulf from three directions.2 February 1944: Her work in the capture22 March: She arrived at Hunters Point,23 October to 26 October 1944: Ships ofof the Marshall Islands was now finished. California. the U.S. Navy parried thrusts in four majorIntrepid headed for Truk, the tough Japa- actions collectively known as the Battle ofnese base in the center of Micronesia.June 1944: She was back in fighting trimLeyte Gulf.and departed for two months of operations17 February: Three fast carrier groups ar-out of Pearl Harbor, then to the Marshalls. 24 October morning: An Intrepid aircraftrived undetected at daybreak. spotted Vice Admiral Takeo Kuritas flag-Palaus and Philippines, ship, Yamato. Two hours later, aircraft from17 February18 February: The three carrierSeptemberNovember 1944 Intrepid and Cabot braved intense antiair-groups sank two Japanese destroyers and craft fire to begin a day-long attack on Cen-200,000 tons (180,000 tonnes) of merchant 6 September and 7 September 1944: In- ter Force. Wave after wave followed untilPrinted on Sappi McCoy 100lb. Silk Text12 12. by sunset American carrier-based aircraft13 March: She arrived at Ulithi.Kure damaging 18 enemy naval vessels,sank battleship Musashi and damaged herincluding battleship Yamato and carriersister ship Yamato, along with battleships 14 March 1945: She set off eastward.Amagi.Nagato and Haruna and heavy cruiserMyk, forcing Myk to withdraw.18 March: She made powerful strikes The carriers turned to Okinawa as L-Day, against airfields on Kysh. That morning a the start of the most ambitious amphibiousThat night, Admiral William Halseys 3rd twin-engined Japanese G4M Betty broke assault of the Pacific war, approached.Fleet raced north to intercept Japans through a curtain of defensive fire turnedNorthern Force which had been spottedtoward Intrepid and exploded only 50 ft 26 March and 27 March: Their aircraft at-off the northeastern tip of Luzon. At day- (15 m) off Intrepids forward boat crane. tacked the Rykys, softening up enemybreak, aircraft took off to attack the Japa- A shower of flaming gasoline and aircraft defensive works.nese ships then off Cape Engao. One ofparts started fires on the hangar deck, butIntrepids aircraft got a bomb into light car- damage control teams quickly put them out.1 April 1945: The invasion began on 1 April.rier Zuih. American bombers then sank They flew support missions against targetsher sister ship Chitose, and an aircraft fromIntrepids aircraft joined attacks on rem-on Okinawa and made neutralizing raidseither Intrepid or...</p>