Finch Paper and French Paper Company Announce Partnership
Two Iconic Paper Manufacturers, Community Anchors Join Forces; Will Provide Array of Fine Uncoated Paper Products to Customers
Glens Falls, New York – Finch Paper and French Paper Company have announced that French has joined Finch Paper Holdings. Finch Paper is a premier, vertically integrated paper manufacturer specializing in high-bright, uncoated papers for North American printing and converting markets. French Paper, based in Michigan, manufactures premium custom paper for graphic arts, printing, packaging, writing, text, cover, specialty, and gift applications. Together, they will offer customers a superior array of fine uncoated paper products. “We are very pleased to share that French Paper Company has joined Finch Paper Holdings, creating a unique partnership that represents over 300 years of papermaking excellence. With this partnership, we are bringing together two outstanding teams,” said Deba Mukherjee, President and CEO of Finch Paper. “Finch and French have similar histories as iconic paper companies. We are each a pillar in the community we call home, a trusted employer and a manufacturing leader. We are delighted to welcome the French team to our Finch family,” added Mukherjee. While French Paper has joined Finch Paper Holdings, the companies will continue to operate individually. “We are excited about combining the many strengths and resources of Finch with our own and creating a business that will provide outstanding service to current and future customers,” said Jerry French, CEO of French Paper Company.
About Finch Paper
Having begun with humble roots as a family-owned sawmill, lumberyard and quarry business more than 150 years ago, Finch Paper today is a premier, vertically integrated paper manufacturer specializing in high-bright, uncoated papers for North American printing and converting markets. Using advanced manufacturing systems, Finch produces a broad portfolio of opaque, text and cover and digital papers for multi-press environments.
About French Paper
French Paper is a Michigan-based company that manufactures premium custom paper for graphic arts, printing, packaging, writing, text, cover, specialty, and gift applications. French’s offerings enhance many products, including corporate brochures, pocket folders, corporate annual reports, advertising inserts, direct mail, business cards, hang tags, posters, scrapbooks, invitations, personal stationery, labels, and high-end packaging for point-of-purchase advertising. They are renowned in the industry for a unique ability to produce custom colors.