After more than 100 years in business, Midland has grown from a single Midwest location to a national company with offices from coast to coast.

This type of growth requires relentless effort and a continual focus on doing things right.

We bring the best products, the best people and the best service to all of our customers in all of our business segments. Play the video to see how we do it.




Publication Papers

Midland National specializes in papers used for the publishing and direct mail markets. Our knowledge and experience in paper estimating, forecasting, procurement and logistics are unparalleled.


From warehousing and just-in-time inventory to simple automation and highly engineered solutions, Midland Packaging can design it, deliver it and support it all.

Commercial Printing

As the Midwest’s largest independent paper distributor, Midland Paper maintains its commitment to providing deep inventory, value-added relationships and solutions.

Specialty Paper & Film

Midland Specialty Paper and Film Division offers a comprehensive and innovative product lineup of the highest quality, affordably priced specialty substrates.


Midland Paper’s Customer Portal enables you to obtain pricing & current inventory, complete transactions and check your order status with just one click.

Sustainability is in our roots.

Development can and should be sustainable. At Midland, our commitment to sustainability and responsible resource management is at the core of everything we do. Meeting the needs of a growing world must be based on facts, data and education.

Recent Paperclips Industry News

18Apr 19

Why Subscription Boxes Are Here to Stay (

Nearly a decade after the first subscription box services hit the doorsteps of consumers, retailers are still working to get their heads around the significance of the industry’s rapid growth. It seems there is very little we cannot have delivered to our doors in a surprise-like box, as the industry has ballooned well beyond clothing and razors to delivering everything from dog treats to toys, plants, and even crystals, directly to consumers. According to a recent Fast Company article, there were 3,500 subscription box services as of October of last year, an increase of 40% from the year before. While subscription boxes are still a small slice of the overall retail industry, a growing number of consumers are planning to test drive a few. First Insight’s recent survey on subscription boxes, which was featured in USA Today, showed that 25% of respondents (both men and women combined) are currently receiving a subscription box, and another 32% of respondents plan to subscribe in the next six months. Click Read More bellow for additional information.
18Apr 19

Money Magazine Is No Longer for Sale, and It’s Going Digital Only (

Big changes are in store for Money magazine: it’s ceasing print publication and will be going digital-only, as owner Meredith has decided against selling the brand. “We are going to invest in the digital brand site itself as well as leverage the Money content across our portfolio,” a Meredith spokesperson said in an email. The magazine’s June/July print issue will be its last. The decision came after execs reevaluated what the brand would be worth as a digital-only property versus selling it, the spokesperson said. Total unique visitors to have wavered over the last two years, according to comScore, and peaked at 11.5 million visitors in February 2018. Last month, the most recent data available, the site attracted 5.2 million visitors. Click Read More bellow for additional information.
18Apr 19

American Forest & Paper Association Releases March 2019 Containerboard Report

Containerboard production decreased 8.6 percent compared to March 2018 and was down 3.9 percent year-to-date. The average daily production compared to February 2019 was 3.5 percent lower. The containerboard operating rate was 86.4 percent, 10.4 points lower than the same month last year and down 6.1 points year-to-date. Production for export bounced back from the lowest volume in nearly a decade back in February, but was nevertheless down 21.6 percent year-to-date.

Calculator Tools

At Midland we want to assist you in determining the best product for your print project. We have provided you with an array of paper conversion and usage tools.

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