Monadnock Expands Distribution Partnership with Anchor Paper Company

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Full Stocking of Sustainably-Advantaged Papers and Packaging Materials to Better Serve Upper Midwest

BENNINGTON, N.H., September 2, 2020 — Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the United States, announced today that it has entered into an expanded sales partnership with St. Paul, Minnesota-based Anchor Paper Company, a leading privately-held paper, packaging, and equipment enterprise servicing customers in the Upper Midwest.

The venerable, 97-year-old Anchor Paper will be offering a greatly expanded line from Monadnock’s sustainably-advantaged fine printing and packaging papers, geared toward meeting the growing demand for FSC-certified, PCW recycled papers.

“Deepening our current relationship with Anchor Paper means more shared opportunities and a fuller offering of sustainable fine paper choices for their current and prospective customers,” said Lisa Taylor, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Monadnock Paper Mills. “As two long-time, family-owned companies with deep community commitments we understand that doing right by our customers and strategic partners is a smart investment that pays off now and in the future.”

Anchor’s dedicated and knowledgeable Specification Sales Representatives work closely with designers, ad agencies and corporate marketers to find the best papers for their projects.

“We’re excited to build on our current partnership with Monadnock and help our customers discover the newest and highest-performing sustainable paper and packaging options,” said Brooke Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Anchor Paper. “After nearly 100 years our customers expect the best, and Monadnock is best-in-class.”

Anchor Paper will be stocking and offering for immediate delivery the following sustainable papers from Monadnock:

Astrolite PC 100® Smooth
Astrolite PC 100 Digital + for HP Indigo
Astrolite PC 100 Velvet 2CS
Envi PC 100 Performance Board
Hemp Envi Performance Board (30% Hemp; 70% PCW)

About Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc.

Monadnock Paper Mills (MPM) provides and custom engineers a diverse range of products including technical/specialty papers, and premium printing and packaging papers for leading brands worldwide. The company’s ENVIPortfolio® of products features fiber-based solutions that replace plastic for uses such as gift cards and tags. Its technical papers are used in medical and pharmaceutical packaging, construction, interior design, manufacturing and other specialty applications and markets. Working as a true partner with its customers, Monadnock’s technical expertise and agility result in products that lead the market in innovation and quality. With a passion for the environment and ingenuity, Monadnock turns ideas into reality.

About Anchor Paper Company

Anchor Paper Company, headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota and founded in 1923, is a distributor of paper and packaging products from the most premier mills in the country. We pride ourselves on our personal service, knowledge of the industry, and dedication to the highest standards. We’ve worked hard to develop a trusted name, and continue to grow to better accommodate the needs of our customers. Anchor Paper Company is proud to be an Employee Owned Company with four generations of family leadership and involvement. For more information about Anchor Paper Company, go to

Source: Monadnock Paper Mills