DSSI Names Informs, Resistance Welding and Volk as Premier Suppliers

Southfield-MI, November 19,2007 -- DSSI LLC, a leading provider of procurement outsourcing services, named Informs Inc., Resistance Welding Machine and Accessory and Volk Corporation, as its first Premier Suppliers. The premier supplier designation was created to recognize suppliers who have met the highest service levels across a variety of criteria including request for quote response timing, on time delivery, purchase order confirmations and cost saving targets.

"DSSI strives to build relationships with the best indirect suppliers in the marketplace," says Sheila Wolney, director of purchasing for DSSI. "We manage hundreds of thousands of transactions annually, rigorously measuring and managing performance. Through this process, we know the suppliers who provide exceptional service and are pleased to recognize these progressive companies with this award."

"Our relationship with DSSI is truly viewed as a strategic partnership. We are working as one to generate profitable revenue by providing the most competitive products to the market place and our shared customers," says Dave Hockstra, vice president of sales and marketing for Informs Inc. "We are honored to be elevated to premier status. This demonstrates both company’s continued commitment toward cleaner and more efficient operations."

Pete Battista, president at Resistance Welding Machine and Accessory commented, "We're delighted that DSSI selected Resistance Welding as its premier supplier for spot welding supplies and accessories, a decision we believe will further strengthen the position of both companies in the industries we serve. We look forward to further building our relationship with DSSI as a premier supplier, while continuing to meet and exceed the expectations of customers."

"Volk is honored to become a DSSI Premier Supplier. We have found that using the DSSI performance report, in conjunction with our ISO 9000 program, has helped us achieve greater customer satisfaction in customer service, delivery and order quality," said Ken Binder, sales and marketing representative for Volk Corporation.

DSSI presented awards to each of these suppliers at its supplier meeting held on November 13, 2007.

DSSI, LLC is a global provider of purchasing services. Based in Southfield, Michigan, DSSI also has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Louisville, Kentucky. For more information about DSSI, visit www.directsourcing.com

About Informs Inc.
Informs offers an expansive range of data collection products from scanners to barcode hardware and software to total wireless networks. For more information visit www.informsinc.com

About Resistance Welding Machine & Accessory
Resistance Welding Machine & Accessory is a full-service distributor and manufacturer that has been providing quality spot welding supplies and equipment since 1987. We pride ourselves on responding to our customers needs with outstanding quality products, on-time delivery, and excellent value-added services at competitive prices. Therefore, we are able to offer our customers the combination of goods and services at the lowest total cost.

About Volk Corporation
Volk Corporation was founded in 1890 as Volk Stamp and Stencil Company and has grown over the last 110 years to provide marking, signage, custom stamps, labels and promotional products across a variety of industries. For more information visit www.volkcorp.com