About Kelly Paper
Since 1936 we have served the West Coast with products and services for commercial printers and businesses. Building on our rich family history and always with a collaborative approach, the Kelly team has a depth of paper knowledge unmatched in the industry.
1955Kelly Paper opens first cash-and-carry retail location in downtown Los Angeles, called Selfhelp Paper Co.
1981Kelly Paper opens 12th retail store, with locations throughout Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura.
1985Retail stores re-named Kelly Paper, including a re-branding around customer service and growth.
1994Kelly Paper grows to 21 stores in Southern California, and opens locations in Las Vegas, Sacramento and Arizona, totaling 25 stores.
2006The retail store model expands into the Pacific Northwest, with locations in Portland and Seattle.
2014Kelly Paper expands its digital offerings with more than 1,700 different products for use in the growing digital print industry.
2017Redesigned Digital Paper packaging hits the stores as Kelly ramps up its digital and wide format business.
2018Kelly’s Why Wait? campaign launches touting convenience of our Kelly Paper stores throughout the West
With an in-depth understanding of our industry and a reputation for excellent customer service, Kelly Paper promises to always put our customers first, stretching in new directions to offer fresh products, services and partnerships with an eye toward the future of print.
Knowledge and understanding: We know the print and paper business, and share that knowledge with customers, mill and equipment partners and the industry at large.
Customer focused: We stock a deep inventory of the products our customers use every day, so we have what our customers want, when they need it.
Creative and collaborative: Our consultative approach lets us explore new products, new markets and new partnerships that further the business goals of our customers and suppliers.