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Unisource Worldwide 

“Revenue $4.1 B As of December 2013

At a Glance

  • Industry: Materials
  • Founded: 1968
  • Country: United States
  • CEO: Allan Dragone
  • CFO: John Sills
  • Website:www.unisourceworldwide.com
  • Employees: 4,300 2
  • Fiscal Year End: Dec 31, 2012
  • Sales: $4.1 B 2
  • Headquarters: Norcross, GA

Forbes Lists

#103 America’s Largest Private Companies

Profile

Unisource Worldwide is a marketer and distributor of commercial printing and business imaging papers, packaging systems, and facility supplies and equipment. The company also offers engineered design capabilities, eBusiness technologies, logistics expertise, paper brokerage services, and environmentally-responsible options.”

“Unisource Worldwide History and ownership

Unisource was formed in 1996 when it split off from Alco Standard Corporation. After acquiring several local and regional distributors, Unisource was itself acquired by Georgia-Pacific LLC in 1999.In 2002, Bain Capital purchased a 60 percent ownership in Unisource Worldwide. Georgia-Pacific retains 40 percent ownership.

In 2004, the CEO, Chuck Tufano, was succeeded by Allan Dragone.

In 2005, the company donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross International Response Fund in response to the 2005 earthquake and tsunami in Southeast Asia.”

*Information from Forbes.com and Wikipedia.org

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