About French Paper

French Paper is a specialized paper mill with an enormous ability to produce paper in rich colors, nuanced textures and various weights and sizes. Recognized for its highly reputable brands, including our signature collection, Speckletone, our innovative spirit and respect for the craft have delighted customers producing art & design, print, packaging and specialty applications for colored paper.

All French Paper brands are made using 100% renewable electricity from our on-site hydroelectric plant, as well as responsibly-sourced fibers and colorants.

French’s colored papers and cardstock are used in corporate brochures, pocket folders, boxes, business cards, hang tags, scrapbooks, corporate identity programs, shopping bags, invitations, personal stationery, posters, labels, packaging, greeting cards and point-of-purchase advertising.

French Paper Company History

French Paper is among the most respected American paper mills. We have refined the art of papermaking for over 150 years with iconic brands SpeckletoneGlo-Tone and Pop-Tone. Each quality paper brand is proudly made at the French Paper mill in Niles, Michigan, with an expansive creative impact on the graphic arts community. You could say that French Paper is as American as apple pie.

In 2019, French Paper joined Finch Paper, a vertically integrated paper manufacturer specializing in high-bright, uncoated papers for North American printing and converting markets. Together, Finch + French offers customers a superior array of fine uncoated paper products. 

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