THE TOP MAGAZINE, BOOK, AND CATALOG PUBLISHERS IN THE U.S. USE BULKLEY DUNTON COMMUNICATIONS AS THEIR PAPER SUPPLIER.
By separating paper purchasing from printing, we save Fortune 100 companies significant money and time. Bulkley Dunton Communications is a leader among paper suppliers in developing unique agreements that protect against market volatility, so we can deliver consistent cost, quality, and supply. We provide deep market insight. We help our clients to be good stewards of natural resources. As paper suppliers for over 180 years, we know how to chart a course for your success.
We offer scale and scalability in our print products.
We are a large paper supplier, but we scale our solutions and our print products to meet the needs of both large corporations and small businesses.
We provide innovative supply chain solutions and deep insights into publishing markets, including:
- Retail and insert
- Book publishing
- Catalog publishing
- Magazine publishing
- Technical specialty
A PREMIER PAPER COMPANY SINCE 1833.
Bulkley Dunton Communications has been a continuously operating paper company since 1833. Today Bulkley Dunton Communications has global sales across the US, Canada, Mexico, and Europe and South America. We have significant supply positions with all key global paper manufacturers.
We are the paper brokerage business of Veritiv.
Bulkley Dunton Communications is the paper brokerage business of Veritiv™ (NYSE-VRTV), a business-to-business distribution company specializing in Paper & Print, Packaging and Facility Solutions and Logistics. As a part of Veritiv, we can leverage our packaging and distribution networks to uncover potential avenues for consolidating spending across verticals, improving packaging, and identifying freight optimization opportunities.
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David Backus, Vice President, Bulkley Dunton Communications
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BDC has 45 sales representatives spread throughout North America with an average tenure in the paper industry of 20 years. Our paper experts have deep knowledge among catalog, retail, direct mail, book, and magazine publishing, as well as specialty and technical papers. The team focuses on developing customized management solutions for our customers.
Our customer experience team, comprised of over 30 individuals across 7 locations, works closely with the sales representatives to ensure we deliver excellent service to our customers. Many of these individuals have a paper manufacturing background with an average experience of over 20 years.
In over 180 years as a paper company, one thing hasn’t changed: paper is still powerful.
Founded in 1833, Bulkley Dunton Communications is one of the oldest continuously operating companies in New York State, and one of the first to focus exclusively on the needs of publishers. Today, we are widely recognized as the front-runner in paper supply. Our unwavering commitment to the paper and publishing industries and long heritage has earned us the respect of leading publishing organizations and the world’s most trusted mill suppliers.
Why the ship?
Fast sailing ships carried paper from Europe to America when the country and our company were new. Today, we continue to connect our print customers with paper suppliers from across the globe.
1833 – BDC roots established when Edwin Bulkley joins Jeremiah Cross in hanging paper company on Pearl Street, NYC
1946 – BDC purchases Carter Rice & Co. paper distributor
1966 – J. O. Bulkley sells his paper distribution business to Hammermill Paper
1986 – Hammermill Papers acquired by International Paper
2011 – BDC and Strategic Paper Group consolidate
2014 – BDC becomes part of Veritiv Corporation, which was formed by the merger of xpedx and Unisource Worldwide.
2022 – BDC Publishing, BDC and Veritiv Corporate Solutions merge to form Bulkley Dunton Communications.
Reduce your environmental impact and meet your company’s unique needs for recycled and certified paper.
At BDC, we are committed to our long tradition of conducting operations in a socially and environmentally responsible manner to preserve one of Earth’s most natural resources: paper. Because paper is a pivotal point in the supply chain, we can help you reduce your environmental footprint and empower you to choose the paper products that suit your needs.
Chain of Custody (CoC) Certified Paper
Customers rely on our knowledge of forest certification standards to make choosing, buying, and using CoC-certified papers easy. Since we represent all major mills, our extensive offering and huge variety of certified papers mean there are certified options available for every taste and budget.
Bulkley Dunton Communications holds the following certifications:
Bulkley Dunton Communications offers environmental assessments, resources, and seminars to help you implement sustainable business practices.
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Committed to environmentally responsible practices at the highest level
As part of the Veritiv Corporation, our values are focused on integrity and shaping success with our customer as one team. We ensure our operations and manufacturing partners across all business units are aligned with those values.
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