North American Distribution Division expands its fast-growing packaging business, with Lindenmeyr Munroe acquiring Beck Packaging in January and Spicers Paper adding Premiere Packaging Industries in May.
The CN Division opens Central National Sweden, AB, a new trading company focused on paper, paperboard and packaging sales in sub-Saharan Africa and other emerging markets. The new office is based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Business Papers is now called...
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.