PURCHASE, New York, August 15, 2017 – Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), a leading sales and marketing organization in the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood products and metal industries, announced today that its Spicers Paper Inc. entity has signed a definitive Purchase Agreement to acquire the business of JC Paper, based in Fremont, CA, expanding its paper distribution presence in Northern California and Nevada.
JC Paper is an independent, family-owned paper merchant that has been in business for more than 60 years, specializing in fine paper for the commercial print industry as well as the distribution of janitorial and food service supplies.
“Adding JC Paper to our West Coast operations will help strengthen our position in one of our key regions,” said Andrew Wallach, CNG President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our suppliers and customers will benefit from our combined operational and commercial expertise.”
JC Paper is well known among commercial printers in Northern California and Nevada for its exceptional service platform and strong logistics infrastructure. The business operates a retail paper store in Reno/Sparks, NV, serving small and mid-sized printers.
“We are very much looking forward to working with our colleagues at JC Paper,” said Kelly Paper and Spicers Paper President Jan Gottesman. “Together, our organizations are committed to building upon JC’s already excellent reputation for customer service in the marketplace.”
The companies will consolidate operations in Fremont, CA, including sales, customer service and distribution functions, and the Nevada retail space will become a Kelly Paper Store.
The transaction is expected to close August 31, 2017.
Kelly Paper and Spicers Paper are leading distributors of quality commercial printing papers, including digital, wide-format papers and packaging products throughout the West, with regional offices in eight locations and 43 Kelly Paper stores throughout the region.
About Central National Gottesman Inc.
Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) is a $5.5-billion global sales and marketing organization in the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood products and metal industries. Founded in 1886 and headquartered in Purchase, NY, CNG operates through established industry entities in its Distribution, Publishing Papers and international Central National divisions, building on more than 131 years of family ownership, market knowledge and adaptability to create value for clients around the world. To learn more, please visit www.cng-inc.com.