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Enhance the Value and Performance of Practitioners and their Organizations Worldwide:

The Institute for Supply Management® (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Since 1915, ISM has executed and extended its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — and maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations.

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A packaging method that accommodates any slight variations in the sizes or shapes of bottles and jars. The fill line is at the same height on each container so that all of them appear to be filled exactly the same when they are on the display shelf.

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