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 Decades of industry knowledge & ingenuity working for you

Unisource Worldwide, Inc. and xpedx have completed a corporate merger that has resulted in the creation of a new public company, Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV).

Unisource Worldwide, Inc. (Unisource) helps enterprise-level companies improve bottom-line performance by providing innovative, sustainable, highly efficient solutions across the life cycle of core business operations, including product packaging and fulfillment, paper and print management, general supply chain and logistics, and facility solutions.

Unisource has offices and operations in key locations around the world, and is currently ranked as one of the largest privately held companies in the United States. With a global workforce of more than 4,300 and millions of square feet of supply chain capacity, Unisource is a partner to many of today’s leading global organizations. ​

Unisource History


Unisource was founded when Alco Standard Corporation (“Alco Standard”) formed a distribution company that soon would become known as Unisource Worldwide, Inc.


By the early 1980s, Alco Standard had become the most efficient, cost-effective, multi-product distributor in the country.

In 1986, the company was the leading distributor of paper and office products.


Unisource, a division of Alco Standard, split from Alco Standard. Unisource then experienced rapid growth fueled by the acquisition of several top-rated local and regional distribution companies in North America.


Unisource was acquired by Georgia-Pacific Corporation, now owned by Koch Industries.


Bain Capital gained a 60 percent ownership of Unisource, and Georgia-Pacific retained 40 percent ownership.

Today Unisource is headquartered near Atlanta in Norcross, Georgia. We have offices and facilities around the globe and offer the most comprehensive suite of customer solutions in the industry. Our capabilities include:

  • Engineered packaging design
  • eBusiness technologies
  • Logistical expertise
  • Paper procurement services
  • Optimized facilities management
  • Sustainability best practices

We remain one of the largest independent distributors and marketers of more than 150,000 national and private-label products, including commercial printing and business imaging papers, facility solutions and equipment, and packaging materials and equipment in North America.

Contact us today to connect with the industry’s most comprehensive suite of strategic solutions.

Unisource’s Innovation and Sustainability Mission

We pride ourselves on the ability to lead the industry by taking a proactive approach throughout our company. We recognize and capitalize on market opportunities to offer you innovative solutions that take costs out of the system and return it to your bottom line.

What’s more, we are leading the industry into a sustainable future. We offer an expanding selection of eco-friendly products, tools and resources, delivered via eco-friendly channels, while promoting eco-friendly business practices.

Contact us to find out how you can better operate your company in a sustainable manner.


Corporate Headquarters:
6600 Governors Lake Parkway
Norcross, GA 30071

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