Gorham Paper and Tissue Names CPA as Distribution Partner in Europe

June 20, 2013 - Gorham Paper and Tissue has named Commercial Paper Agents (CPA) as its exclusive distribution partner in Europe for its specialty packaging products.

Targeting European packaging converters and end users, CPA will focus on selling Optix TM, a comprehensive line of specialty papers for food packaging engineered with grease resistance, wet strength and other functional properties.

"We are pleased to partner with Tom Radtke and the CPA team. They bring a tremendous amount of experience and insight about the needs of the European market," said Brian McAlary, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Gorham. "The response to our packaging papers domestically has been phenomenal. With the guidance of CPA, we anticipate the same reception in Europe."

CPA was recently launched by paper industry veteran, Tom Radtke.

Headquartered in Dresden, Germany, CPA is centrally located to service Central, Eastern and Western Europe.

Gorham's Optix is offered in bleached and natural options in 30 - 90 g/m2 (18-55 lb., 24 x 36/500) with grease resistance and wet strength. The line is ideal for a range of Quick Serve Restaurant (QSR) and other food packaging including wraps, pouches, bags and liners.

Gorham also makes various bases used for waxing, coatings and laminations. All products are FDA compliant for direct and indirect food contact and meet ISEGA and BRC/IoP standards. SFI, FSC and PEFC chain-of-custody fiber certification is available upon request.

SOURCE: Gorham Paper and Tissue