ATLANTA, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ -- Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV), a leading print and paper solutions provider, announced today that its Canadian division, Veritiv Canada Inc., will be the exclusive Canadian distributor of coated sheets from Asia Pulp & Paper.
The relationship provides Veritiv exclusive marketing, selling, and distribution rights to APP's ProPrint Folio and Digital lines of coated paper across Canada. This type of paper is generally used by commercial printers for catalogs, magazines, high-end advertising materials, annual reports, and other media and marketing applications.
"This alliance allows us to combine APP's industry leading coated paper products and global strength, with our sales expertise, warehouse space, and sourcing relationships," said Dan Watkoske, Veritiv's Senior Vice President - Print. "This will be a true benefit for print customers across the country."
Customers in Canada can order Asia Pulp & Paper products from Veritiv beginning April 5, 2019.
Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and a Fortune 500® company, is a leading North American business-to-business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print, and publishing products and services; and also a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. Serving customers in a wide range of industries, the Company has approximately 160 operating distribution centers throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and employs approximately 8,700 team members that help shape the success of its customers. For more information about Veritiv and its business segments, visit www.veritivcorp.com.
About Asia Pulp & Paper
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is a trade name for a group of pulp and paper manufacturing companies in Indonesia and China. APP is responsible for delivering quality products to meet the growing global demand for tissue, packaging and paper, with an annual combined pulp, paper, packaging product and converting capacity of over 19 million tons per annum. On any given day, APP's products find their way into the hands of consumers in various branded forms from all over the world. Ensuring supply chain integrity and commitment to the Sustainable Roadmap Vision 2020 are crucial to APP's operations. Learn more about APP's path to operational excellence by reading our Sustainability Reports and Forest Conservation Policy at www.asiapulppaper.com.
SOURCE Veritiv Corporation
For further information: Veritiv Contacts: Media: Kristie Madara, (770) 391-8471; Investors: Tom Morabito, (770) 391-8451; Asia Pulp & Paper Contact: Ian Lifshitz, (416) 824-9429, http://www.unisourcelink.com