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Core Distribution, Inc

Founded in 2001, Core Distribution, Inc is a product designer, global manufacturer and supplier dedicated to bringing innovative patented products to consumers worldwide.

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We Supply Premium Products to Retailers Around the World


Strategy & Design

Core Distribution takes a strategic approach to developing brands and products which allow us to uncover retail opportunities for growth. Our design team allows us to capitalize and follow through on these opportunities by delivering enhanced customer experiences and innovative product designs.


Core Distribution has almost 15 years of experience in sourcing and developing products from scratch. With a direct office in Dongguan, Guangdong, China, Core provides the ability to respond quickly and competitively from concept to delivery.


Core Distribution has full-service warehousing with locations in California and Minnesota. Core has fully seamless distribution capabilities on a global scale.

Our Portfolio

Below are some brands we currently operate and/or have worked with in the past.


Learn more about what our team brings to the table.

Core Distribution, Inc., has a team built from the top down to achieve excellence in design, global manufacturing, distribution, and sales. Our goal is to make sure our customers are happy at the end of the day by delivering quality products efficiently. Feel free to give us a call to learn more about who we are and what we bring to the table.

  • Mitchell Kieffer

    Chief Executive Officer

    Principal duties include managing Core’s worldwide offices, factory sourcing, global sales and maintaining future strategies across the company. With an MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a natural entrepreneurial drive, Mitch has operated numerous ventures, created a successful career in the insurance business, and carried his experiences into the launch of Core Distribution, Inc. in 2001.

  • Frank Cruz

    Chief Operating Officer

    Principal duties include managing operations, finance, project management and international quality control. Frank not only has 15 years of experience in operating businesses from small to large scales, but his talent with managing internal support teams and streamlining processes helps Core maintain the superior customer service and fluent workflows on the day-to-day that keep the company going.

  • Joe Koeppl

    VP Sales & Marketing

    Principal duties include, creating the Sales and Marketing Plan for the US, Managing Internal Sales Team as well as external Broker Teams. Joe has an extensive CPG Background working for 15+ years with the Gillette Company and P&G in various roles of escalating responsibilities, moving 7 times over those years culminating in running Sales Planning for North America.


Core's integrated capabilities has led to successful partnerships with 50% of the top 25 retailers world-wide.

ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has had the pleasure of collaborating with Core Distribution during the past year on a product benefiting the hospital. We’ve been overwhelmed by Core’s generosity and their willingness to do whatever it takes to further our mission of finding cures and saving children.

Lauren Lemmons, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Core has been a consistent performer for over six years with Duggan & Brown. They listen to the customer's needs and respond in a timely manner with win-win solutions. Their key strength is the ability to create premium products for our clients. We are looking forward to continued growth.

John Duggan, Duggan & Brown, Inc.

Get in Touch

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Core Distribution is conveniently located in Downtown Minneapolis, MN.

113 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 330 – 9915

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