New York-based paper merchant Gould Paper qualifies as supplier to TriMega Purchasing Assn., for which Gould Paper will introduce new paper program that includes domestic, foreign copy paper products for association's members to purchase

NEW YORK , February 21, 2014 (press release) – Gould Paper Corporation is pleased to announce it has completed an agreement to become an approved supplier to the TriMega Purchasing Association. Gould is introducing a new paper program to the group that brings both domestic and foreign copy paper alternatives for the membership to consider. In addition to offering dealers, the opportunity to purchase their own private brand of copy paper, Gould will be providing the full line of BOISE® office papers including X-9®, ASPEN®, FIREWORX® and POLARIsTM. Also included in the program will be Business Choice, which is the exclusive brand of Gould Office Papers.

Peter Tilearcio, President Communication Papers, Gould Paper Corporation commended; I want to thank all the members of the Purchasing Committee for their nomination on making Gould Office Papers a qualified vendor to the TriMega Association. This is just the beginning as now the “rubber meets the road” in strengthening those existing relationships, and introducing Gould and our value proposition to their membership. We are excited and look forward to this opportunity as it is an intricate part of striving to become best in class as a leading distributor to the independent dealer channel.

Mr. Harry E. Gould Jr, Chairman and President of Gould Paper, stated that he was extremely happy to see that all the effort Peter and Steve Meyer, Vice President National Accounts have devoted to this project has reached a positive result. “ I would also like to express my appreciation to TriMega’s Purchasing Committee for their faith in creating this new partnership. We look forward to growing this relationship over time.”

Founded in 1924 and headquartered in New York City, Gould Paper Corporation has revenues in excess of US $1 Billion and is one of North America’s four largest distributors of printing and business papers. In 2010, Japan Pulp and Paper purchased a 51% ownership position in Gould. With this acquisition, Gould, in concert with JPP, has offices in virtually every major city throughout the world with total revenues in excess of US $6 Billion. For more information on Gould, visit our website at www.gouldpaper.com.

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