Premier Paper Group acquires Dublin-based GPMI in Ireland.
Michael Beever, CEO of the Premier Paper Group says: “GPMI is an exciting addition to the Group and opens up a new geographical market for Premier. These latest acquisitions are consistent with our strategy of achieving good organic growth, based on our traditional paper merchanting foundations, together with selected acquisitions in new but complementary markets.”
GPMI is a leading paper merchant and has a strong and established position in the Irish market supplying both the commercial print and sign & display sectors. With warehouses and offices in Dublin and Belfast, GPMI has a turnover of around Euro 28 million with 50 employees.
The Premier Paper Group had a turnover of GBP 187 million in 2021 and is a leading supplier of paper, packaging and materials to the UK market. In turn, Premier is part of OVOL Japan Pulp & Paper Group, a global company that operates in 21 countries.