HISTORY: To fill a need in the pressure
sensitive industry for technical sales representation of
facestocks, Hutchison Miller Sales Company (HMS) was
founded in 1967 by Bob Hutchison and Bob Miller, both
now deceased. As a manufacturers’ representative for
films, paper, foils and fabrics HMS supplies products
designed for adhesive coaters, label and tag converters
and specialty packaging applications in North America.
Now in the 2nd generation the current sales and
marketing team at HMS has over 75 years of combined
experience in servicing the pressure sensitive industry.
Hutchison Miller has four outside sales people supported
by inside customer service.
In order to augment the service level by HMS, LSH
Materials Ltd. was established in 1992 as a distribution
arm. Owned and managed by the officers of HMS, LSH
combines a customer oriented distribution network of
multiple locations throughout the U.S. and Canada with
state of the art converting equipment.
Based on HMS’s knowledge of people, companies and
corporate resources in the industry, HMS is designed to
service customers and potential clients in a timely and
PRODUCTS & SERVICES: HMS
markets a range of products for pressure sensitive
adhesive coaters and label converters, as well as some
highly specialized packaging companies in North America.
The products, which included papers, films, foils and
fabrics and/or a combination of these components, can be
custom engineered to meet the specific and unusual needs
of customers. In many cases the solutions are innovative
and unique constructions with tight product
specifications. The end uses for these products can
include niche markets which in many instances may not be
served by commodity manufacturers.
In addition, due to LSH’s capabilities which include
warehousing and converting of materials, a distribution
network is in place that supports HMS’s sales efforts.
Through the creative endeavors of HMS and LSH,
innovative applications have been developed for the
principals and customers both in and out of the pressure
Hutchison Miller Sales Company and LSH Materials Ltd.
share a mission and primary goal to provide service with
integrity, loyalty and a high level of ethics to both
the customer and the companies represented for the long
term. These principles will not be sacrificed for short