History

For almost 80 years our vision and mission remain the same. Southwest Paper Company, Inc. was founded in 1938 as a family owned company, in the state of Kansas, which is often referred to as the American’s “Heartland”. The company with a “heart” was founded by Eric G. Tangeman, Cash Miller, Monty McCormick, and Harold Yarnell.

Our customers represent a diversified group such as healthcare, commercial, food service, military, contract cleaners, hospitality, education, industrial and retail.

“Much of our growth has come about because we are committed to providing products and services that exceed our customer’s expectations. We have the ability to react quickly to the ever changing marketplace. We are always looking at ways to invest in our future… through our employees, customers and suppliers.”

Corporate Mission Statement

It is the mission of SWPlus is to exceed customer expectations, while continually building our reputation as a service provider and value added distributor in partnership with our employees, customers, and suppliers.


Corporate Vision Statement

The vision of SWPlus is to be the most dependable and efficient distribution link between suppliers and our valued customers. Our commitment to excellence includes providing the highest quality products, services, and customer care.