May 2015 -
International Paper, a leading global packaging and paper company, has announced that it has appointed The Premier Paper Group (Premier), the UK’s largest independent paper merchant with a nationwide network of regional stock holding branches, as a distributor for its leading flagship paper brand HP Everyday Papers in the UK market.The appointment of Premier follows International Paper’s recently announced intent to add another distributor for HP Everyday Papers.
Commenting on the news, International Paper’s Country Manager for the UK & Ireland, Antony Mackie, stated: “We are very excited to announce the addition of The Premier Paper Group to the HPEDP distribution family in the UK. It provides the market with further choice and gives us a wider distribution network to guarantee the availability and service our customers demand and expect from the brand. The move ensures the necessary coverage for the HPEDP brand in the office papers reseller and end user channels, which allows us to build on the brand’s already strong reputation.”
Antony Mackie continued, “From large corporations to small and medium businesses through to the individual in the home office, we have a product to meet everyone’s requirements. The range offers a product to meet all application, budgetary and performance requirements whilst delivering on quality performance and reliability characteristics associated with the brand. All this underwritten with strong environmental credentials across the range.
Today’s addition to our distribution network reinforces our objectives to deliver on all of the above and build on the brands already strong reputation whilst ensuring the consumer has the choice and service they require.”
Premier Business Papers Director Matthew Fisher, added, “The Premier Paper Group excels at selling branded papers and we are delighted to be appointed as a distributor. We can now offer the HPEDP brand to all of our customers across the UK. I am excited at the challenge of driving forward sales of this market leading brand.” Equipped with specialist knowledge and extensive experience, the Premier business divisions offer a great choice of products and services along with a high level of guidance and advice, specifically tailored to each market sector.
International Paper has the Global Exclusive Agreement to manufacture HP Everyday Papers. Launched in 1996, the HP Everyday Papers range is manufactured and sold worldwide in over 72 countries and four continents by International Paper, including the USA, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, South America and Asia. The HP Everyday Papers range offered by International Paper in the UK includes; HP Colour Laser Paper for colour printing and copying, HP Printing Paper – a multifunction paper for laser and inkjet printers, copiers and fax, HP Office Paper – a high volume printing and copying paper, and HP Everyday – a multifunction paper for everyday use.
All HP Papers are produced with 100% raw material sourced from sustainably managed forests. All the paper brands within the HP Everyday Papers range are also either Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification™ (PEFC) certified, as well as having EU Eco-label accreditation, underlining the range’s high environmental principles and credentials.
The HP Everyday Papers range is the perfect match for use with HP original inks and toners, enabling end users to get the best results out of their printers. What’s more, due to its high quality and performance standards, HP Papers perform right the first time and benefit from the latest innovations available in today’s paper industry. The HP Everyday Papers range was the first among office papers worldwide to carry ColorLok® Technology.
The Everyday Papers range covers all office printing applications and requirement, from single to full colour printing on both laser and inkjet printers and is the perfect match for use with HP original inks and toners, enabling end users to get the best results out of their printers. What’s more, due to its high quality and performance standards, HP Papers perform right the first time and benefit from the latest innovations available in today’s paper industry, providing end users with a reliability they would expect from a market leading brand, and full confidence in the product they are using for their print applications.
A new tear strip technology has also recently been introduced for the HP Everyday Papers product packaging, providing customers and end-users with seamless, easy and quick access to their paper.