PaperlinX is a merchant of paper, communication materials and diversified products and services. We source, stock, market and distribute fine paper ranges, specialty paper, sign and display, graphics material and industrial packaging materials.
Our merchant platform enables us to link our customers and suppliers through an international network focused on local market needs. Paper, board and other materials are bought in bulk from suppliers around the world and sold in smaller quantities and custom sizes to meet our customers' requirements. The stock is stored in our warehouses and delivered to customers. Our business operates through a sustainable supply chain supported by a robust product stewardship framework including a Global Supply Chain Policy and independent certification systems such as PEFC and FSC to ensure we use approved sustainable fibre sources. Our operating companies hold FSC or PEFC Chain of Custody certification where appropriate. We are committed to providing a wide range of products with environmental credentials.
We work in close partnership with a wide spectrum of customers, in particular printers, designers, publishers, advertisers, corporations and the office market. We offer our customers unbiased access to superior international brands leveraged through our strong supplier relationships around the world. We provide our customers with excellent service, product knowledge and technical expertise through the customer service teams of our locally focused operating companies.
PaperlinX holds its corporate head office in Melbourne, Australia. During the 2014 financial year, the group operated in 20 countries with approximately 3,500 employees and achieved sales of A$2.8 billion. In March 2015, the Company sold its Canadian operations, Spicers Canada. In April 2015, the PaperlinX businesses in the UK, Benelux and Austria were placed into administration. In May 2015, the PaperlinX business in Poland was sold. In June, the PaperlinX businesses in Ireland, Scandinavia and Spain were sold.
PaperlinX Limited is a public Australian Company which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: PPX).
PaperlinX has seven organisational Values that respect existing local business values and recognise the additional global element of the broader organisation working together. Our Values guide decision-making and provide a directional framework for everyone at PaperlinX.