Premier Paper Group Acquires Arc Paper

Sept. 8, 2011 (Press Release) - Premier Paper Group has announced the expansion of its operations in the south of England with the acquisition of Dorset based merchant Arc Paper.

Arc Paper’s Tony Chutter, a prominent figure in the paper trade throughout the region will join Premier’s Southampton team in a senior role. He said: “This is good news. Arc Paper and the Premier Paper Group have a similar ethos which is a one hundred percent commitment to customers. We also share the core values of local people offering local service and the development of long-standing relationships.”

Premier Paper Group is the UK’s largest independent paper group offering locally held branch stocks and dedicated local sales teams; backed by the strength of national stock holdings and key partnerships with world class paper manufacturers.

Graham Griffiths, Managing Director of The Premier Paper Group commented; “We are continuing our strategy of controlled growth, even in the current challenging market. I am delighted with the acquisition of Arc Paper which will further strengthen our southern operation and fuel future investment in the region.”

SOURCE: Premier Paper Group