Home About Archives RSS Feed

Cascade School Supplies Launches New Website

Staff Reports

 NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Need a gross of Crayola crayons in violet? Now they're just a click away at Cascade School Supplies.

The 80-year-old provider of everything from glue to chalkboards to crayons of every color just launched a new and easier-to-navigate website.

The new site features improved item search options and a multi-level approval option that Cascade says is critical to school district business. The site also offers improved navigation, more specials and sale items, prioritized shipping of orders and delayed shipping options.

Cascade Paper Co. was established in 1931 in North Adams as a wholesale supplier of office and school materials, including furniture. It grew rapidly in the ensuing decades and moved to the Gale Shoe Co. mill on Brown and Grimes street in 1950, when Gale went under. It also operates out of the former Strong-Hewat Mill in Clarksburg.

Founder Robert O. Wells' children continue to own the operation which now offers more than 20,000 "consumable" items, such as those colorful crayons, pens, paper and glue, along with teaching aids and other materials. The company employs about 30 full time and more than 150 during the back-to-school season when it's filling orders from school districts and co-operatives around the Northeast. Cascade officials say it's the leading supplier in the Northeast for the K-12 school supply market.

"Cascade School Supplies is expanding on its already very successful Web business which has been working hand in hand with its catalog and bid business," said the release sent by Vice President Todd E. Shafer.

The new site allows for ordering small amounts as well as log-in area for school district and municipal purchasers to review bids and make bulk purchases.

Credit Cards are accepted for individual orders and purchase orders are accepted for school districts and businesses. The web address is cascadeschoolsupplies.com. To find out more call 1-800-628-5078 or e-mail sales@cascadeschoolsupplies.com.

Write a comment - 0 Comments       Tags: Cascade, website      

Support Local News

We show up at hurricanes, budget meetings, high school games, accidents, fires and community events. We show up at celebrations and tragedies and everything in between. We show up so our readers can learn about pivotal events that affect their communities and their lives.

How important is local news to you? You can support independent, unbiased journalism and help iBerkshires grow for as a little as the cost of a cup of coffee a week.

News Headlines
North Adams Happenings: Oct. 23-29
Trick-or-Treat, Halloween Events 2019
Pittsfield at-Large City Councilor Candidates Answer Questions
North Adams Committee Reviewing Mechanism for Legal Opinions
Community Development Board Denies Marijuana Dispensary Extra Parking
PopCares Cancer Charity Has Helped Nearly 900 People
North Adams Airport Commission Finalizes Restaurant RFP
Pittsfield School Committee Concerned With Teacher Retention
Williams Women's Tennis Wraps Up Fall Campaign
Berkshire County Kids' Place Gala Celebrates Courage

 


Bill Schmick separates the bull from the bears in his weekly columns on investing and market wrap-ups.



Categories:
advertising (10)
agriculture (1)
arts (7)
automotive (5)
awards (16)
banking (41)
Beacon (1)
broadband (1)
business (52)
chamber (25)
closing (5)
development (23)
dining (5)
domestic animals (2)
energy (6)
entertainment (2)
federal (4)
finances (5)
food (5)
fundraiser (3)
green (2)
grocery (5)
hospitality/hotel (5)
housing (0)
insurance (3)
investment (6)
jobs (35)
labor (17)
laws (4)
Legislature (3)
manufacturing (9)
media (8)
medical (4)
networking (33)
new (22)
pricing (1)
projects (2)
promotion (6)
publishing (13)
radio (2)
real estate (8)
retail (29)
technology (13)
training (5)
transportation (1)
volunteer (1)
website (2)
wholesale (7)
workshops (6)
Archives:
Tags:
Sales Tax North Adams Merger Store Opening Wmeco Expansion Currency Social Media Berkshire Enterprises Pittsfield State Berkshire Creative Unemployment Talkberkshires Williamstown Great Barrington Walmart Statistics Small Business Adams Jobs Qualprint Crane & Co. Auction Bj's Unemployment Flood Gas Prices Sabic Statistics Breakfast Baldwin Berkshire Living Excelsior Berkshire Chamber Of Commerce
Popular Entries:
Excelsior Brings Greeting Card Co. To North Adams
Berkshire Jobless Rates Drop
Bay State Continues to Add Jobs
Williamstown Chamber Seeks Input on Future Role
Aladco Installs New 'Green' Washing Machine
New Dog Training Center Open in North Adams
Storey Publishing to Host Next Creative Challenge
Carbone Dealership Empties Lot
White Hart Inn For Sale for $5M
Real Estate Panel to Tour S. County, Pittsfield Sites
Recent Entries:
Biz Briefs: Mr. Tire, Tax Holiday, Business Directory
Berkshire Eagle Parent Mulling Newspaper Sales
Digitial First Puts Vermont News Buildings on the Market
Berkshire Chamber, Neal Hosting Facebook for Business Workshop
Winstanley Wins Big at Annual ADDY Awards
Eggs & Issues Event Focuses on Rail Cars, Development
State Unemployement Rate Drops Slightly
New Biotech Firm Setting Up in Pittsfield
Crane Museum Opens Retail Store
License Commission Approves River Street Package Move