Unisource Worldwide

Supplier News
July 1, 2014

Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ July 2014 edition, featuring xpedx and Unisource Worldwide, EFI, eLynxx Solutions, AmeriLam Supply Group, Saint Clair Systems, Norcross Corp.

xpedx, Unisource Create Name for Combined Firm
May 23, 2014

MEMPHIS, TN and NORCROSS, GA—xpedx, a business of International Paper, and Unisource Worldwide, announced that they have chosen the name Veritiv for the distribution solutions company that will be created upon completion of their merger. The name Veritiv comes from the roots of three words: “verity,” meaning true; “active” and “connective.” Common stock of the new company is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VRTV.

Leading Distribution Solutions Company to Be Named Veritiv Following Q3 Merger of Unisource, xpedx
May 21, 2014

xpedx and Unisource Worldwide have chosen the name Veritiv for the leading distribution solutions company that will be created upon completion of their merger. The company will begin operating under the name Veritiv and will introduce its new brand/logo immediately after the closing of the transaction, which is expected to occur early in the third quarter of 2014, upon satisfaction of the remaining closing conditions.

Distributors Unisource, xpedx Combine Into New Company
March 1, 2014

International Paper (IP) announced that distribution solutions businesses xpedx and Unisource Worldwide will merge under the terms of a definitive agreement that will result in the creation of a new publicly traded company.Upon the expected completion of the merger in mid-2014, the new company will have projected annual revenues in the $9 billion to $10 billion range, and will have about 9,500 employees across more than 170 distribution centers in North America.

Supplier News
February 1, 2014

Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ February 2014 edition, featuring Eagle Systems, Xerox, xpedx, EFI, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.

xpedx, Unisource Merger Moves Forward
January 31, 2014

MEMPHIS, TN—International Paper announced that distribution solutions businesses xpedx and Unisource Worldwide will merge under the terms of a definitive agreement that will result in the creation of a new publicly traded company. The agreements providing for the combination of the two businesses were signed by International Paper, parent company of xpedx, and by UWW Holdings, the holding company that owns Unisource and is owned by an affiliate of Bain Capital and by Georgia-Pacific, as well as certain of their affiliates.