ILLINOIS (News release) -- Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) announced that its North American Distribution Division has acquired Lewis Paper International, Inc., a leading distributor of paper, packaging and wide-format products headquartered in Addison, Illinois.
The acquisition spans two of CNG's North American regions currently served by Lindenmeyr Munroe (Midwest) and Kelly Spicers (West). Each organization will absorb the Lewis Paper operations in its own geographic region, which includes six facilities located throughout Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Colorado.
Tom Clarkson, COO and VP of Sales/Marketing, will continue with the company in a new role as Vice President of Sales. Lewis Paper CEO and longtime industry leader Bob Zessis will enjoy a planned retirement following the acquisition, expected to close June 30, 2022.
Central National Gottesman Inc.is a sales and distribution organization that owns businesses in the global pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, wood products and metals industries.