PaperlinX is a leading international merchant of paper, communication materials and diversified products and services. We source, stock, market and distribute branded fine paper ranges, specialty paper, sign and display, graphics material and industrial packaging materials around the world.
Our merchant platform enables us to link our customers and suppliers through an international network focused on local market needs. Paper, board and other materials are bought in bulk from suppliers around the world and sold in smaller quantities and custom sizes to meet our customers' requirements. The stock is stored in our warehouses and delivered to customers on a just in time basis. Our business operates through a sustainable supply chain supported by a robust product stewardship framework including a Global Supply Chain Policy and independent certification systems such as PEFC and FSC to ensure we use approved sustainable fibre sources. Our operating companies hold FSC or PEFC Chain of Custody certification where appropriate. We are committed to providing a wide range of products with environmental credentials.
We work in close partnership with a wide spectrum of customers, in particular printers, designers, publishers, advertisers, corporations and the office market. We offer our customers unbiased access to superior international brands leveraged through our strong supplier relationships around the world. We provide our customers with excellent service, product knowledge and technical expertise through the customer service teams of our locally focused operating companies.
PaperlinX holds its corporate head office in Melbourne, Australia and its global operational head office in Northampton, United Kingdom. During the year, the group operated in 26 countries with approximately 5,850 employees. In its Fiscal Year 2012, PaperlinX achieved sales of A$4.1B and sales volumes of 2.45 million tonnes. The continuing business operates in 18 countries with approximately 4,620 employees and sales of 1.93 million tonnes of paper.
PaperlinX Limited is a public Australian Company with is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: PPX).
PaperlinX has seven organisational Values that respect existing local business values and recognise the additional global element of the broader organisation working together. Our Values guide decision-making and provide a directional framework for everyone at PaperlinX.