Pacific Northern, Inc. Joins the American Jewish Committee in Honoring
Peter Engle, President of Fred Meyers Jewelers

CARROLLTON, Texas (March 15, 2006) – Pacific Northern, Inc., ( the industry leader in custom jewelry display production and design, is proud to support the American Jewish Committee in honoring President of Fred Meyer Jewelers Peter Engle with the Centennial Leadership Award.

AJC bestows this award to business leaders who exemplify the thoughtful and humane spirit as well as the lifelong commitment to protecting human rights and promoting religious and cultural tolerance. Pacific Northern is a company of racial and cultural diversity with strong ethical standards that shares the goals and ideas of AJC.

“This award is a wonderful recognition of Mr. Engle’s commitment to the principles of this great organization,” Pacific Northern Chairman/CEO Eddie Lee said. “As a member of the business community, Pacific Northern is compelled to provide financial assistance to AJC as well as to other organizations that dedicate their efforts to making a difference.”

About American Jewish Committee
Founded in 1906, the American Jewish Committee ( works to safeguard and strengthen Jews and Jewish life worldwide by promoting democratic and pluralistic societies that respect the diversity of all. It operates in 33 U.S. offices and 18 international posts. AJC plays an important role in enhancing the basic principles of pluralism, social justice and religious freedom around the world.

About Pacific Northern, Inc.
Based in Carrollton, Texas, Pacific Northern, Inc. ( specializes in designing and manufacturing highly customized visual components and displays for all retail environments including, but not limited to, jewelry and watches. It also offers a variety of retail gifts and promotional products for a broad range of applications. The Pacific Northern philosophy is to provide the greatest value to its customers through innovative products, creative solutions and uncompromising client care. Established in 1987, Pacific Northern, Inc. is part of the Pacific Northern Group of Companies (PNGC). Today, PNGC is engaged in the fields of consumer products; visual displays and components; office furniture; real estate and business investment, development and management.