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

22Oct 18

RRD Launches Solution to Bring Digital Speed and Data-Driven Accuracy to Direct Mail Testing

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced the launch of Acuity by RRDTM, a predictive testing program that enables marketers to predict direct mail performance and validate campaigns pre-production, at a fraction of the price and time. As an alternative to traditional in-market direct mail testing, Acuity by RRD provides virtual testing and forecasting to identify the best-performing direct mail concepts. This enables marketers to understand projected response rates before investing time and money in a large-scale campaign. Marketers today need to base more decisions on data-driven analysis. Acuity by RRD’s proven approach answers those needs to deliver: •Cost reduction – by identifying the best-perceived offer, thus eliminating production costs spent on underperforming mail pieces •Reduced time to results – by determining the creative execution that will generate the best return in as little as four weeks •Enhanced targeting – by evaluating creative variables based on mail sorting and response behavior, combined with demographic and attitudinal data •Dynamic testing – by evaluating multiple features against alternatives within a controlled environment. Click read more below for additional detail.
22Oct 18

Allen Press Acquires Industry Leading H&B ExcelCoat ZR30 Coater

Allen Press, Inc. is excited to announce the purchase of an ExcelCoat ZR30 manufactured by Harris & Bruno International. The ExcelCoat ZR30 greatly expands in-house specialty coating capabilities, allowing Allen Press to produce top-quality products with even more efficiency. “We decided on H&B because they have the absolute best coaters in our industry, with the newest technology,” said Allen Press CEO Randy Radosevich. “We want to offer superior full-service printing to our customers and the ExcelCoat ZR30 provides that premium level coating you can’t get at most print shops. Our customers will love the coating effects the ExcelCoat ZR30 can deliver and the quality difference will be very noticeable.” Installed in August 2018, the new coater efficiently produces digital sized sheet print jobs with different coating technologies and impeccably applies aqueous soft touch coating to digitally printed projects. Click read more below for additional detail.
22Oct 18

Oil Prices Rise Ahead of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran’s Crude Exports (

Citing an internal document, Reuters reported that OPEC is having difficulties to pump more oil to the market as a recent boost in Saudi Arabian supply was offset by declines in Iran, Venezuela and Angola. "In China, higher seasonal demand and suspected stockpiling are occurring, while similarly the U.S. and the OECD continue building stockpiles ahead of potential supply disruptions this winter," said Stephen Innes, head of trading for Asia/Pacific at futures brokerage Oanda in Singapore. Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that countries wishing to get waivers on Iran oil sanctions would have to reduce their buying of Iranian oil by about 20% than the level from 2013 to 2015. 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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