SOURCE: Affinity Bag Co., Inc.

December 06, 2006 08:00 ET

Mark Schwartz and Jon Davies Join Affinity Bag Co. Board of Directors

MT. SINAI, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 6, 2006 -- Affinity Bag Co., Inc., a specialist in custom plastic, paper, and vinyl bags, announced the appointment of Mark Schwartz and Jon Davies to its board of directors effective November 15, 2006.

Mark Schwartz is the chief financial officer of Fabrinet, an engineering and optoelectronic manufacturing services company with over 6,000 employees across Asia, Europe, and North America. Prior to joining Fabrinet, Schwartz practiced corporate law in Silicon Valley, California, specializing in corporate financing, mergers, acquisitions, and technology licensing.

Jon Davies is the vice president of operations for United States Luggage, LLC, the parent company of two separate business units, Briggs and Riley Travelware, a high performance brand of luggage and travelware products, and Solo, a leading brand of business and laptop cases. As a member of the corporate executive team at United States Luggage, Davies is responsible for managing both domestic and international operations for both brands as well as all aspects of a separate corporate entity in the United Kingdom. Before joining United States Luggage, Davies led the sales and operations divisions of a systems integration company that sold technology products and services.

"Mark and Jon bring a tremendous amount of expertise in business development, management, finance, and operations to Affinity Bag Co.," said CEO Gregg Schwartz. "Their additions to the board strengthen our strategic planning efforts and provide us with unique global business perspectives from different industries. I am extremely excited to have them on our board."

"Affinity Bag's innovative business model of outsourced procurement and logistical support creates a powerful advantage for its customers," explained Mark Schwartz. "Affinity Bag not only designs and produces bags of all types, it is a full-service partner for a customer's total requirements. I'm proud to be a part of Affinity's future and excited to lend my experience in outsourcing and global finance."

"A keen focus on understanding their customers' product branding requirements and providing high quality custom bags at the lowest total cost differentiates Affinity Bag from its competitors," noted Jon Davies. "I am impressed with their early success and thrilled to assist in the development of their long-term strategies in the marketplace."

About Affinity

Affinity Bag Co., Inc. is a retail packaging company specializing in the design and production of custom printed paper, plastic, and vinyl bags. Services range from purchasing custom packaging, to creative branding and support utilizing Affinity's core expertise to serve as our customer's packaging procurement department. Affinity utilizes the latest printing techniques to provide printing in CMYK, or up to eight spot colors, or a combination of both. Products are manufactured domestically and imported and can be either printed and converted or printed post production. For information contact Gregg Schwartz at (888) 240-4610, gschwartz@affinitybag.com, or visit the website at www.affinitybag.com.

Contact Information

  • For information contact:
    Gregg Schwartz
    Affinity Bag Co., Inc.
    #209
    5507 Nesconset Hwy, Ste 10
    Mount Sinai, New York 11766
    888-240-4610
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