Kelly Spicers of Central National Gottesman (CNG) boosts converting business and acquires Connemara Converting West Coast Operations

BUY, New York, November 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) announced today that its Kelly Spicers division will acquire the West Coast operations of Connemara Converting, a custom paper and board converting company and provider of label printers, envelope converters and paper and packaging distributors

Connemara acquisition expands Kelly Spicers’ custom converting operation to seven mills spread across the West, including Salt Lake City, Seattleand the Santa Fe Springs, Calif.headquarters, where a recently acquired slitter/rewinder will also be located.

“Our North American distribution business is focused on finding ways to meet the changing demands within the industry, and we are excited to expand our capabilities in the custom converting space,” he said. andrew wallach, Chairman and CEO of GNC. “Our ability to cut paper, cardboard and large format products creates a clear advantage for our customers.”

Custom conversion allows customers to use only what they need by reducing the size of the sheet to the actual area to be printed, reducing waste by up to 30% compared to a standard size sheet.

The addition of new equipment and an experienced team of Connemara’s professionals Ontario, Calif.This transaction highlights Kelly Spicers’ commitment to custom conversion, a legacy service the company has offered for decades.

“We’ve been in the custom converting space for a long time, so adding Connemara to our existing operations makes sense as we continue to diversify and offer more choice to our customers and suppliers,” he said. Jan Gottesmann, president of Kelly Spicers. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Kelly Spicers to the Connemara team and all their experience.”

The Connemara Ontario operations will relocate to the Kelly Spicers Santa Fe Springs facility in early 2023.

With eight regional locations and 29 retail stores serving the western US and HawaiiKelly Spicers is committed to continued investment in its core business of commercial printer paper, packaging, wide format products and facility solutions.

About Central National Gottesman Inc.

Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) is a $8 billion sales and distribution organization that owns businesses in the global pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, wood products and metals industries. Founded in 1886 and headquartered in Purchase, New York, GNC employs 3,000 people in 29 countries around the world. CNG is privately owned and builds on more than 136 years of family ownership, market insight and adaptability to create value for customers around the world. For more information, visit

SOURCE Central National Gottesman Inc.


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