Gel-Pak Stuller Agreement
Hayward, CA, September 29, 2014: Gel-Pak, a division of Delphon and leading manufacturer of device shipping and handling carriers announced that it has reached an agreement with Stuller, Inc. to become the exclusive North American distributor of Gel-Pak’s line of Gem-Box products. Stuller is the largest jewelry manufacturing and distribution facility in the United States.
“Our exclusive partnership with Stuller allows Gel-Pak to better serve customers in the gem and jewelry industry,” says Darby Davis, vice president of sales and marketing for Delphon. Gel-Pak’s line of membrane boxes and gel-coated jewelry carriers are designed to protect and display valuable gemstones and jewelry during shipping, handling, inspection and cataloging.
“We have used these cases internally for a while and they’ve always been a customer favorite,” says Sandi Babineaux, Stuller’s packaging and display manager. “Not only are they secure and efficient, but also allow light to come in at 360°adding to each stone’s brilliance and shine.
Founded in 1980, Gel-Pak has developed a line of Gel-coated device carriers and handling materials that offer solutions for applications where damage during handling must be avoided. The company’s proprietary elastomer technology serves as the basis of its Gel-Box, Gel-Tray, Film, and patented Vacuum Release products. For further information on Gel-Pak’s product line, please refer to their website at www.gelpak.com.
Stuller, Inc. was founded by Matt Stuller in 1970. From the company’s manufacturing and administrative headquarters in Lafayette, Louisiana, they provide JUST IN TIME delivery of more than 200,000 different items to over 40,000 jewelry professionals throughout the world.
As a DTC Sightholder®, Stuller owns 8 operations located on three continents, providing a wide range of products and services for jewelry professionals. Stuller’s core product categories include: bridal jewelry, finished jewelry, mountings, diamonds, gemstones, finding, metals, tools and supplies.