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Premier Reel Paper re-organisation provides increased service offering

Friday, September 18, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

The Premier Paper Group, the UK’s largest independent paper merchant with a nationwide network of regional stock holding branches, has announced that over the last few months the Premier Reel Paper team have been busy re-establishing their business, providing an increased service offering for customers, following the demise of PaperlinX and the team joining the Premier Paper Group in April this year. 

Premier acquired the assets of PaperlinX’s Reel Paper and Savory Paper division and offered positions to more than 30 former PaperlinX employees back in April, with the new Premier Reel Paper senior management team comprising of Steve Webb, Sam Catterall and Ben Woolf. 

The Premier Reel Paper team also comprises of key personnel with many years’ experience and a great track record in the business forms, direct mail and digital inkjet markets.

Support from suppliers has been a key factor in maintaining service levels and ensuring continuity of supply for all Premier Reel Paper customers whilst the business has undergone the re-organisation.

As part of the re-organisation, a unique purpose built 55,000 Ft facility in Castle Donington allows customers to benefit from next day or same day deliveries from stock. Additionally there is also substantial wharf stock available in key product lines to back up Castle Donington, and also provide for direct deliveries into customers within a 24/48 hour time frame. 

Premier Reel Paper has added to its service offering in recent years, complementing its core supply line into business forms & direct mail. These emerging market sectors include the areas of integrated labels, digital ink jet, envelope base reels and also the roll & tag market.

The diversification into these new areas together with the extensive resources of the wider company will ensure there is an exciting future ahead for the team within the Premier Paper Group. 

Customers have been extremely supportive during this time of change, allowing Premier Reel Paper to regain its position as the number one supplier in the continuous reels market, for which the Premier Reel Paper team is extremely grateful.

Commenting on the re-organisation of the Premier Reel Paper business, Steve Webb stated; “The whole team at Premier Reel Paper have pulled together through this difficult period and are now reaping the benefits of being part of an independent and forward looking company. The support of our customers and suppliers has been fantastic and we look forward to a very exciting future within the Premier Paper Group.” 

The Premier Paper Group is the UK’s leading independent paper merchant and through its business divisions and nationwide branch network, offers a great choice of products and services.

Premier Paper has 30,000 tonnes of paper held throughout its branch network, offering some 5,500 different product items, from many of the world’s leading paper manufacturers, including the UK market’s widest selection of media for digital printing.

The Premier sales teams are equipped with specialist knowledge and extensive experience, and offer customers a first class service and a high level of guidance and advice on an extensive choice of quality products.


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