Unexpected Weather Delays Lead Essendant to Cancel Jefferies Consumer Conference Presentation

PR Newswire 20-Jun-2017 6:00 PM

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to unexpected weather delays, Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ: ESND), a leading national wholesale distributor of workplace items, today announced that Richard D. Phillips, interim president and chief executive officer, and Janet Zelenka, senior vice president and chief financial officer were unable to present at the Jefferies 2017 Global Consumer Conference in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

About Essendant

Essendant Inc. is a leading national wholesale distributor of workplace items, with 2016 net sales of $5.4 billion. The company sells a broad assortment of over 190,000 items, including janitorial and breakroom supplies, technology products, traditional office products, industrial supplies, cut sheet paper products, automotive products and office furniture. The Company's network of 70 distribution centers enables the Company to ship most products overnight to more than ninety percent of the U.S. For more information, visit www.essendant.com.

Essendant common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol ESND.

For Investor Inquiries:investorrelations@essendant.com847.627.2900

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