Who We Are
Fifth-generation family owned and operated
Representing the world’s top manufacturers in every category
Fully-stocked warehouses with converting equipment
Local sales and customer service representatives
24/7 access to state-of-the-art e-commerce site
Large private fleet of trucks and trailers
The facilities to accommodate high inventory levels of paper, packaging, wide format and facility solutions, and the innovation to maintain accuracy and efficiency so you get what you want, when you need it.
- National distribution capabilities
- High cube ceilings
- Energy efficient lighting
- EDI capabilities
- RF, bar coding software
A supply chain designed to minimize environmental impact and get products to you quickly, efficiently, and safely.
- Roadnet delivery logistics
- Electronic signature capture
- Automated delivery systems
- SmartWay certified
- Automatic engine shutdown system
- Air ride trailers with power lift gates
- Overnight shuttle system
Lindenmeyr Munroe’s state-of-the-art e-Commerce platform makes it easy to do business. With the power of information any time of day or night, you can save time, and manage your business more efficiently.
- Get accurate pricing
- Check real-time inventory
- View like items
- Review purchase history and download invoices
- Access additional product resources
IN OUR INDUSTRY’S FUTURE
Lindenmeyr Paper begins in a small office and warehouse in lower Manhattan.
Raw Materials For Paper Making
M. Gottesman & Company, specializing in the sale of raw materials for paper making, is founded in New York City.
D. S. Gottesman
D. S. Gottesman (1885-1956), brought to America from Hungary as a child, enters the family business as a young man. Gottesman eventually becomes a successful investment banker, real estate investor, an organizer of the Central National Bank of the City of New York, and a notable philanthropist.
The Perfect Union
Lindenmeyr Paper Corporation, one of the leading independent fine paper merchants in the United States, is acquired by Central National Gottesman. Seldom have two entities come together whose activities are so different, yet complementary, and who share in common a similar philosophy of business and a long history of dedication.
D.F. Munroe Company
Central National Gottesman acquires D.F. Munroe Company, a paper merchant in the New England area.
Central National Gottesman acquires Communication Paper Corporation, which specializes in the sale of communication and printing papers.
Perkins & Squier
Central National Gottesman acquires Perkins & Squier Company, a seller of book publishing papers.
Lindenmeyr Munroe expands its activities to include the opening of two new warehouses in Baltimore/Washington DC and Richmond, VA.
Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires a competing paper merchant in Richmond, Virginia.
WWF Paper Chicago
Lindenmeyr Munroe expands into a major new market by opening a sales office and distribution facility in Itasca, Illinois, near Chicago, the largest print market in the U.S.
Lindenmeyr Munroe expands into two new markets. In February, Wisconsin Paper is acquired, expanding its footprint in the Midwest.
North Carolina Expansion
Lindenmeyr Munroe continues its expansion into new markets and opens an additional facility in Durham, North Carolina.
Hudson City Paper
In December, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires the Hudson City division of Frank Parsons, Inc., based in West Caldwell, New Jersey. The acquisition further strengthens Lindenmeyr Munroe’s leading position in the important New York and New Jersey markets.
Frank Parsons Fine Paper
Acquisition of Frank Parsons Fine Paper Division. This Mid-Atlantic region’s leading independent paper merchant serves seven U.S. markets and consists of locations in or near Baltimore, MD, Washington, DC, Lynchburg, VA, Norfolk, VA, Richmond, VA, Harrisburg, PA, and Pittsburgh, PA. Also included in the sale are six wholesale paper stores.
Hudson Valley Paper Company
In February, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires the assets and business of Hudson Valley Paper Company, one of upstate New York and New England’s oldest and most respected fine paper merchants.
In February, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires Bel-Nor Company, Inc., a packaging company based in Hudson, New Hampshire. This strategic acquisition strengthens our packaging footprint in the New England market.
In July, Central National Gottesman acquires the U.S. assets of Spicers Paper, Inc. Spicers Paper is a major U.S. paper distributor with 12 warehouse locations in the West and Midwest.
In July, Central National Gottesman acquires Kelly Paper and its assets. Kelly Paper operates a successful chain of paper stores with 48 locations across four Western states.
Central National Gottesman acquires A.T. Clayton, one of North America’s largest paper suppliers and its print consultancy and print management affiliates J.S. Eliezer and Continuum.
Central National Gottesman announced that it has entered into an agreement with Domtar Corporation where Lindenmeyr Munroe will acquire the United States operations of Domtar’s Ariva paper distribution business. Ariva, headquartered in Covington, Kentucky, is a major U.S. paper distributor, with 15 locations in the East and Midwest.
Lindenmeyr Munroe division acquires the assets and business of Bradner Central Company, one of the oldest and most highly regarded family-owned paper merchants in the United States.
Central National Gottesman expands its North American distribution business, adding Spicers Canada to its growing portfolio of regional paper merchants. With 15 warehouses strategically located across Canada, Spicers Canada is a leading distributor of fine paper, sign and display media, industrial packaging and graphic arts supplies.
C.J. Duffey Paper Company
In March, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires the business of C.J. Duffey Paper Company, an independent distributor of fine and business papers in Minneapolis and Duluth, MN, strengthening its sales force and expanding their presence in the Midwest market.
In July, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires the business of New York-based Graphic Paper, a wholesale distributor of fine printing paper and converted products, adding state-of-the-art converting capabilities to their service portfolio.
In January, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires KFI Technology, a dynamic and specialized business headquartered in Trenton, NJ and focused on the wide format printing industry.
In June, Lindenmeyr Munroe further strengthens its sales and distribution presence with the acquisition of St. Paul-based Independent Paper Group, LLC (IPG).
In August, Spicers Paper acquires JC Paper, an independent, family-owned paper merchant based in Fremont, CA, specializing in fine paper for the commercial print industry as well as the distribution of janitorial and food service supplies.
In November, Spicers Canada expands its position in the distribution of shipping, packaging and warehouse supplies with the acquisition of Shippers Supply, headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta with nine locations throughout Western Canada.
Olmsted-Kirk Paper Company
In August, Lindenmeyr Munroe expands its reach into the Southwestern United States with the acquisition of Texas-based Olmsted-Kirk Paper Company, a fourth-generation, family owned and operated paper distributor.
In April, Lindenmeyr Munroe expands its packaging business with the acquisition of Pennsylvania-based Beck Packaging company, a major distributor of industrial packaging supplies, packaging equipment and janitorial and safety supplies in the PA, NJ and DE markets.
Premiere Packaging Industries, Inc.
In May, Spicers Paper acquires Southern California’s Premiere Packaging Industries, Inc., a full-line packaging supply distributor based in Cerritos, CA, specializing in custom and stock corrugated and poly products used in a range of sectors.
Kilmer, Wagner & Wise Paper Company
In December, Spicers Paper/PPI acquires Kilmer, Wagner & Wise Paper Company, a family owned and operated paper and packaging distributor based in Garden Grove, CA.
All Graphic Supplies
In February, Spicers Canada acquires the assets and business of All Graphic Supplies, expanding its position in the distribution of wide format and digital equipment, supplies and ink across Canada and the Caribbean (Trinidad and Tobago).
In February, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires the business of Wilcox Paper, an independent paper merchant based in Champlin, Minnesota, strengthening its customer service, product availability and technological capabilities.
In July, Kelly/Spicers expands its packaging business with the acquisition of Northern California-based American Packaging, a leading independent packaging distributor with a broad portfolio focused on high-growth markets such as medical devices, food processing, pharmaceutical and technology products.
Maine Shipping And Packaging Supply
In January, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires Portland-based Maine Shipping and Packaging Supply, demonstrating a further commitment to the packaging sector, one of the industry’s fastest growing segments.