Who We Are

Informed, knowledgeable, consultative
Lindenmeyr Central

Paper, Print and Distribution Specialists

Since 1859, Lindenmeyr Central has built its reputation on superior customer service and long-standing relationships with domestic and global mills. As the publishing industry has evolved, so have we — from enhanced logistics and inventory management tools to paper and print advisory services that add value for our clients along the entire supply chain.

Our Leadership

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PETER HARDING

President

Peter brings more than two decades of paper industry experience to Lindenmeyr Central, beginning in 1991 at Champion International, where he directed the Hewlett Packard business. Peter moved to Weyerhaeuser Corporation in 2001 as Vice President of Business Papers, eventually joining A.T. Clayton as its CEO in 2013. He became President of Lindenmeyr Central in January, 2017, with the integration of the two companies.

Peter received a BA of Accountancy from Villanova University, and attended the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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TIM CHRISTIE

Sr. Vice President, Sales

Tim has spent the majority of his career in the paper business, starting with the S.D. Warren Co. in 1983 as a sales trainee. He moved to the company’s Catalog & Direct Mail Market division in 1985, and became a catalog sales specialist for its New York sales team in 1987. Tim joined Lindenmeyr Cental in 1991, specializing in the publishing and catalog space, becoming Vice President of Sales in 1996, eventually moving to Sr. Vice President.

Tim is active in the industry, serving on several mill advisory councils. He is a graduate of Bucknell University, where he earned a B.A. in Economics/Sociology .

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DON BERGEN

Sr. Vice President, Sales

Don began his career in sales in 1995 at RR Donnelley, one of the world’s largest graphics arts and printing company. During his seventeen year tenure at RR Donnelley, Don sold more than $500 Million in sales and earned several accolades, including Sales Representative of the Year. In 2013, Don moved to the merchant side of the business, joining A.T. Clayton as President of its West Coast division. Don is now leading Lindenmeyr Central’s sales efforts in the Western United States.

Don has a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Oregon.

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ANDREW GRUBER

President, J.S. Eliezer

Andrew brings more than 15 years to the print and paper industry, joining J.S. Eliezer and A.T. Clayton as a consultant in 2000. After spending a decade helping clients with print and paper advisory services, Andrew in 2010 became President of J.S. Eliezer Associates. Prior to joining J.S. Eliezer Associates, Andrew held various operational roles at KPMG and Prudential Securities, including as an analyst and as an engagement management coordinator.

Andrew has a B.A. in Psychology from University of Michigan and an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University.

Our History

1859

Founded by brothers Henry and John Lindenmeyr, the Lindenmeyr Paper Corporation opens a small office and warehouse in Lower Manhattan, New York, specializing in paper, pasteboard and twine.

1892

Henry’s sons, Gustave and Henry, Jr. join their father in the business, which had since grown to include book publishing papers.

1915

Younger half-brother Fritz joins the firm, eventually becoming president in 1923.

1920

Lindenmeyr becomes one of the first suppliers of “twisted tissue” for use in fiber rugs.

1948

Lindenmeyr acquires Boston-based Rutter & McNaught, launching several years of growth.

1950-1965

As Lindenmeyr’s printing paper business grows, it buys the Schlosser Paper Corporation and the Cook-Vivian Company.

1970

Lindenmeyr expands into Philadelphia, and builds a large office space in Rutherford, NJ for sales and customer service.

1984

Lindenmeyr Paper Co. is acquired by paper, pulp and forest products supplier Central National Gottesman Inc.

2013

CNG acquires 60-year-old paper merchant A.T. Clayton, a leading supplier of paper for magazines, catalogues, direct mail and retail pieces.

2017

A.T. Clayton and Lindenmeyr Central integrate sales and operations to create a single merchant to serve the publishing community with paper and consultative services.