News and Testimonials

01/05/2009 - News

We are delighted to inform our clients that Polykar was awarded the Supplier of the Year Award at the Dissan Annual General Meeting held in Mexico, in April 2009.

Founded in 1991, the Dissan Group is a marketing group specializing in the distribution of sanitary and cleaning equipment, products and accessories. Dissan Group members are all independent distributors across Canada. They are all verified JanSan professionals who have access to a wide range of value-added services, allowing them to fully play their role as leaders in their respective local and regional markets.

Polykar has been supplying garbage bags to Dissan since the mid-1990s, and in 2008 became the exclusive supplier of garbage bags under the INSTINCT private label brand.

The Supplier of the Year Award is given to a supplier based on the following criteria:

  • Number of group members buying from the supplier
  • Sales volume
  • Sales growth
  • Sponsorships and rebate programs
  • Support and training of members
  • Product quality and on-time delivery
  • Support to end-users

The Award was accepted by Amir Karim, Vice-President, Business Development, on behalf of all the employees at Polykar.

Additional information on the Dissan Group can be found at

Amir Karim
Vice-president, Business Development

Polykar, a family business founded in 1987, is a manufacturer of polyethylene film, garbage bags and food packaging. In 2003, the Saint-Laurent facility obtained the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications simultaneously. Polykar received the ICI ON RECYCLE! Award from Recyc-Québec for excellence in waste management. Polykar is a member of the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), of the Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA) and of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and the Compost Council of Canada (CCC).

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