1991

1991

Three buying groups – F.A.B. Inc., Premier Foodservice Distributors of America Inc., and Pocahontas Foods USA – form IPAP with a common goal of providing their distributors a convenient, cost-effective way to increase their purchasing power. IPAP’s consolidation warehouse is located at Lov-It Creamery in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

1993

1993

IPAP changes warehouses to Northland Cold Storage in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

2000

2000

Two companies, Golbon and Foresight Partners, become IPAP members.

 

Foresight Partners sells its membership to All Kitchens and Federated. All Kitchens transfers its membership to Performance Food Group.

 

IPAP sells one million pounds of product in one week.

2002

2002

Scott Eithun is placed as IPAP’s General Manager.

 

IPAP’s consolidation warehouse moves from Green Bay to Atlas Cold Storage in Appleton, Wisconsin.

2003

2003

Scott Eithun is named IPAP’s President.

2004

2004

IPAP doubles its one-week sales record to two million pounds of product.

2007

2007

IPAP sells three million pounds of product in one week and adds its own logistics department.

2009

2009

Seafood and protein are added to IPAP’s category line.

2010

2010

PFG sells its Progressive Group membership to UniPro Foodservice and UniPro becomes a member of IPAP.

2011

2011

IPAP sells four million pounds of product in one week.

2013

2013

IPAP partners with Midwest Refrigerated Services to build a state-of-the-art warehouse in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. IPAP moves its consolidation program from Appleton.

2014

2014

IPAP begins negotiating record-low prices through RFPs.

2015

2015

The company consolidates more than 100,000 cases from 100-plus suppliers per week with an annual volume of over 100 million pounds.

2016

2016

IPAP begins its third-party billing program, allowing the company to double its volume to become a $1 billion company.

 

Canned fruits and vegetables are added to IPAP’s category line.

2019

2019

IPAP’s consolidation program outgrows its space. Midwest Refrigerated Services takes on the program in a larger warehouse in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

Non-foods are added to IPAP’s category line.