Who We Are

CNG is a leader in the global pulp, paper and forest products industry. We deliver a broad range of sales, marketing, finance, logistics and management services to our customers and suppliers through three divisions that employ more than 2,500 people in 26 countries around the world. Led by an experienced team of professionals, we are solely focused on the forest products industry, and dedicated to serving our core businesses: pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and plywood, supplying in excess of $5.3 billion of these products annually to customers everywhere.

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Our Divisions

With a strong foundation and deep market knowledge, the divisions that make up Central National-Gottesman allow us to serve our customers wherever they are located.

Central National Division

Combining a global view with local market knowledge gained via 26 offices around the globe, the Central National Division is a sales and distribution leader in the worldwide supply of pulp, newsprint, publication and fine papers, business and specialty papers, tissue, paperboard and plywood.

North American Distribution Division

The four independent, regional paper merchants in our Distribution Division market and distribute a range of commercial and digital printing paper products across the US and Canada, from coated and uncoated papers to packaging, digital substrates and board grades.

North American Publication Division

The Publication Division is comprised of well-known publication paper and print professionals with the experience, relationships, technology, and analytics to support our book, magazine, catalogue and direct-mail clients and provide the most suitable paper choices for any publishing project.


We see sustainability as our responsibility and take daily initiatives to further our commitment to our communities and our planet. From energy-saving lighting in our offices and warehouses to fuel efficient transportation systems on the roads, we partner with a range of organizations dedicated to the environment to help us reduce our carbon footprint and preserve our natural surroundings.

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We have more than 150 locations in 48 cities across North America and in 26 countries around the world, including 43 warehouses and 53 retail stores. Every office has the local expertise needed to serve your region, because it’s our region, too.

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