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

14Nov 18

How Will the New Democratic-Controlled House Impact Your Business? Nov. 20th Webinar To Lay It All Out

Following recent elections, naturally much change lies ahead in Washington next year. Although the Democratic-controlled House is expected to focus heavily on deeper investigations into President Trump, how might it as well as the more heavily Republican-controlled Senate handle catalog/e-commerce-heavy issues of sales tax collection simplification and postal reform? On November 20th at 1:00 pm Eastern Time, the ACMA will present a webinar, free to members and non-members, with our government relations consultant Alex Vogel. Always in tune with Capitol Hill goings-on, Mr. Vogel will provide his insight on the following topics as they relate to your business: • How will the results impact actions during the lame duck sessions this year? • How will the Democratic-controlled House approach postal reform? Will it act to simplify remote sales tax collection? The hour-long webinar will provide a complete review of these and other ACMA members' key issues, all of which are certain to shape your business regulatory and compliance environment for the next few years. To register - go to: - space is limited.
14Nov 18

American Litho Named #1 Mid-Sized Employer in the Chicago Area, One of Chicago Tribune Top 100 Companies

In a feature story published by the Tribune last week, employees praised the open-door policy of senior management and their responsiveness to employee needs. Staff turnover is low, with 30 percent of all team members on the job at least five years and another 20 percent with 10 or more years of service. Truman Pope, head of ALitho’s binding, finishing and lettershop operations, cited the partnership of company founders Mike Fontana and Chris Joyaux in improving operations. “It’s easy to talk to them. They listen and ask: What do we need? How do we make it better?” Fontana and Joyaux started American Litho in 1994 in a 10,000-foot space in Addison, Illinois. The company’s earliest projects were direct-mail letters and simple brochures. Click read more below for additional detail.
14Nov 18

Pearson Reaches Agreement to Sell One Southwark Bridge

Pearson, the world’s learning company, has agreed to sell its property at One Southwark Bridge to M&G Real Estate for £115m. The two parties have exchanged contracts with a target completion date by the end of 2018. The property is currently home to the Financial Times until it returns to its former headquarters at Bracken House in mid-2019. The terms of the deal will not impact the FT’s current lease obligations. This agreement represents further progress in Pearson’s ongoing simplification strategy and the consolidation of its property footprint. This includes the previously announced London property strategy, where Pearson continues to explore options for leasing 80 Strand. Click read more below for additional detail.

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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