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Our Story


After 100 Years, We're still thinking ahead.

Our Evolution

Founded as Paper Sales Limited in 1917, our journey began at the foot of Yonge Street in Toronto. Initially, we thrived on the distribution of specialty products such as gold or silver paper and chocolate layer boards. With success, we expanded to Montreal in 1921, marking the beginning of Quebec's integral role in our business vision. 













Canada's Premier Supplier

Over the years, we burgeoned into Canada's leading supplier of paper and plastics. The landscape changed with our foray into manufacturing in 1961, followed by the introduction of plastics in 1971. This transformation prompted a name change to Plastic & Paper Sales Inc. A defining moment occurred when International Paper, the world's largest paper company, acquired Plastic+Paper during a phase of significant growth.















A Canadian Renaissance

In 1995, Plastic & Paper underwent a renaissance, re-emerging as a Canadian-owned entity. Recognizing the inherent value in the marketplace, a management group, spearheaded by Bruce Baldwin and Frank Catalfo, purchased the company. Frank became the new Vice President and General Manager and took charge of the operations. This pivotal moment laid the foundation for our resurgence.













Investing in Excellence

Since then, our manufacturing capabilities have surged ahead. The introduction of cutting-edge equipment, such as our state-of-the-art Mega Sheeter I and II – the largest, fastest, and most versatile in Canada – complements our existing small format sheeters, computerized panel saws, and 110-inch guillotines. This array of machinery sets us apart from mere distributors, empowering us to customize products quickly to meet our customers' unique needs – a capability unmatched under a single roof in our industry.

Charting the Future

Today, we stand at the forefront of technology, better positioned than ever before. Our commitment to preserving the highest standards of service remains unwavering. Plastic+Paper is not just a supplier; we are architects of solutions, crafting our story with innovation, resilience, and an unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction. The journey continues, and the best is yet to come.

Our Story


After 100 Years, We're still thinking ahead.

Our Evolution

Founded as Paper Sales Limited in 1917, our journey began at the foot of Yonge Street in Toronto. Initially, we thrived on the distribution of specialty products such as gold or silver paper and chocolate layer boards. With success, we expanded to Montreal in 1921, marking the beginning of Quebec's integral role in our business vision. 




























Canada's Premier Supplier

Over the years, we burgeoned into Canada's leading supplier of paper and plastics. The landscape changed with our foray into manufacturing in 1961, followed by the introduction of plastics in 1971. This transformation prompted a name change to Plastic & Paper Sales Inc. A defining moment occurred when International Paper, the world's largest paper company, acquired Plastic+Paper during a phase of significant growth.

A Canadian Renaissance

In 1995, Plastic & Paper underwent a renaissance, re-emerging as a Canadian-owned entity. Recognizing the inherent value in the marketplace, a management group, spearheaded by Bruce Baldwin and Frank Catalfo, purchased the company. Frank became the new Vice President and General Manager and took charge of the operations. This pivotal moment laid the foundation for our resurgence.




























Investing in Excellence

Since then, our manufacturing capabilities have surged ahead. The introduction of cutting-edge equipment, such as our state-of-the-art Mega Sheeter I and II – the largest, fastest, and most versatile in Canada – complements our existing small format sheeters, computerized panel saws, and 110-inch guillotines. This array of machinery sets us apart from mere distributors, empowering us to customize products quickly to meet our customers' unique needs – a capability unmatched under a single roof in our industry.

Charting the Future

Today, we stand at the forefront of technology, better positioned than ever before. Our commitment to preserving the highest standards of service remains unwavering. Plastic+Paper is not just a supplier; we are architects of solutions, crafting our story with innovation, resilience, and an unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction. The journey continues, and the best is yet to come.