Lindenmeyr Munroe

Who We Are

With over 160 years of experience in distribution, Lindenmeyr Munroe is the leading independent paper, packaging, wide format, and facility solutions provider in the United States.
customers have counted on usOur unique local approach provides our customers with best-in-class service and the finest selection of products. Discover local customer service and sales representatives, high inventory levels at local warehouses, and a local fleet of trucks ready to deliver products when you need them.
A Lasting Legacy

Fifth-generation family owned and operated

Comprehensive Product Selection

Representing the world’s top manufacturers in every category

Local Inventory Commitment

Fully-stocked warehouses with converting equipment

Knowledgeable Workforce

Local sales and customer service representatives

Leading with Technology

24/7 access to state-of-the-art e-commerce site

Advanced Logistics Systems

Large private fleet of trucks and trailers

“Since the inception of the organization, we have consistently and persistently endeavored to conduct our business on one essential principle: that in every transaction the very name of this organization should carry it an assurance of thorough understanding, absolute integrity and the utmost in service. We believe that the measure of success which we have achieved is a measure of the success in this policy.”

—DS Gottesman


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


A representative from our local sales and customer service team will work with you one on one throughout the entire consultation process.


With financial stability, we continuously invest in our people, local inventories with diversified products, and the latest technologies that help us provide innovative solutions for our customers. Lindenmeyr Munroe is committed to offering best-in-class service to the industry and will continue to look for opportunities to expand our paper, packaging, wide format, and facility solutions segments to better serve our customers’ growing needs.
  • Lower Manhattan

    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.

  • Communication Paper

    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.

  • Warehouse Expansion

    Lindenmeyr Munroe expands its activities to include the opening of two new warehouses in Baltimore/Washington DC and Richmond, VA.

  • Richmond, Virginia

    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.

  • Wisconsin Paper

    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.

  • Bel-Nor Company

    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.

  • Spicers Paper

    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.

  • Kelly Paper

    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.

  • A.T. Clayton

    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.

  • Domtar’s Ariva

    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.

  • Bradner Central

    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.

  • Spicers Canada

    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.

  • Graphic Paper

    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.

  • KFI Technology

    In January, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires KFI Technology, a dynamic and specialized business headquartered in Trenton, NJ and focused on the wide format printing industry.

  • IPG

    In June, Lindenmeyr Munroe further strengthens its sales and distribution presence with the acquisition of St. Paul-based Independent Paper Group, LLC (IPG).

  • JC Paper

    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.

  • Shippers Supply

    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.

  • Beck Packaging

    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).

  • Wilcox Paper

    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.

  • American Packaging

    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.

  • Duroflex Specialty Papers Inc.

    In May, Spicers Canada acquires Duroflex Specialty Papers Inc., a respected distributor of specialty products to the Graphic Arts Industry, located in Mississauga, Ontario.

  • BJF Enterprises

    In May, Kelly Spicers acquires BJF Enterprises, a packaging supplier based in Paramount, CA, specializing in packaging and protective products.

  • Lewis Paper International, Inc.

    In July, Lindenmeyr Munroe acquires Illinois-based Lewis Paper International, Inc., a leading distributor of paper, packaging and wide format, expanding its Midwest footprint by four locations.

  • Connemara Converting

    In November, Kelly Spicers acquires the West Coast operations of Connemara Converting, a custom paper and board converting company and supplier.

A World of Possibilities

Lindenmeyr Munroe benefits from its parent company, Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG). CNG is a $7 billion sales and distribution organization that owns businesses in the global pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, nonwovens & fibers, wood products and metals industries. Founded in 1886 and headquartered in Purchase, NY, CNG employs more than 3,000 people in 29 countries around the world. CNG is privately held and builds on more than 135 years of family ownership, market knowledge and adaptability to create value for clients around the world.