Founded in 1951, Pacon Corporation is the leading producer and marketer of Paper Products for Elementary Education. Our market-leading school brands (Tru-Ray® Premium Sulphite Construction Paper, Fadeless® Bulletin Board Paper, Bordette® Trimmers, SunWorks® Construction Paper and Classroom Keepers® Storage Products) are preferred by teachers and are found in classrooms across the country. These brands are sold by leading School, Art and Office Supply Distributors throughout North America and worldwide. Pacon began marketing our teacher-preferred products to the retail consumer market in 2004 establishing the brands Art Street® and Art1st® at major retailers nationwide, and we are a leading producer of private label products. We have always run our business with an emphasis on environmental sustainability. Pacon is SFI certified and utilizes recycled paper while focusing on reducing waste and recycling wherever possible. Our Ecology® brand of paper products is 100% recycled and contains 40% pcw while being acid free and process chlorine free. Today, Pacon proudly markets over 40 teacher-preferred brands with over 2,100 products in the Paper, Educational Aids and Arts & Crafts product categories to carry out our mission to: enable and inspire learning, imagination and artistry.
Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin with manufacturing and warehousing across six facilities in Wisconsin and one in Canada, approaching one million square feet; Pacon is well positioned for continued growth. Pacon’s proud history includes many acquisitions including: Bemiss-Jason, Riverside Paper, Blazer Technologies and Baywood.
Included in our “family” of companies are: Strathmore Artist Papers, Superior Specialties, Inc. the producer of Seamless Background Papers for the photographic and display industries and the Bemiss-Jason Display Division, the manufacturer and marketer of Corobuff® single faced corrugated paper and other decoration and display products.