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Lindenmeyr Munroe demonstrates the lasting legacy of its family ownership and commitment to the distribution business in North America with ongoing investments in its core business of commercial printing papers while diversifying into growth areas such as wide format and packaging.
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.
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.
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 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 December, Spicers Paper/PPI acquires Kilmer, Wagner & Wise Paper Company, a family owned and operated paper and packaging distributor based in Garden Grove, CA.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 June, Lindenmeyr Munroe further strengthens its sales and distribution presence with the acquisition of St. Paul-based Independent Paper Group, LLC (IPG).
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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
Lindenmeyr Munroe continues its expansion into new markets and opens an additional facility in Durham, North Carolina.
Lindenmeyr Munroe expands into two new markets. In February, Wisconsin Paper is acquired, expanding its footprint in the Midwest.
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 acquires a competing paper merchant in Richmond, Virginia.
Lindenmeyr Munroe expands its activities to include the opening of two new warehouses in Baltimore/Washington DC and Richmond, VA.
Central National Gottesman acquires Perkins & Squier Company, a seller of book publishing papers.
Central National Gottesman acquires Communication Paper Corporation, which specializes in the sale of communication and printing papers.
Central National Gottesman acquires D.F. Munroe Company, a paper merchant in the New England area.
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. 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.
M. Gottesman & Company, specializing in the sale of raw materials for paper making, is founded in New York City.
Lindenmeyr Paper begins in a small office and warehouse in lower Manhattan.