About Us

Who is Gem State Paper & Supply Company?
In 1946, Armour Anderson founded Gem State Paper & Supply Co. in Twin Falls, Idaho. The company has grown steadily over the last seven decades into what it is today; Idaho’s largest family owned paper product and janitorial/sanitation distributor. 

Gem State Paper & Supply employs over 75 hard working individuals who care about the company equally to its customers. Serving many customer segments in the Boise, Twin Falls, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, and Elko, Nevada marketplaces, Gem State Paper & Supply is here to help you succeed.

What products/services do we provide?
Over the years, Gem State Paper & Supply has evolved into a large multi-market distributor. A common misconception is that we’re a paper manufacturer.  However, we currently offer the following product segments: 

Janitorial Supplies, Food Service, Chemicals, Paper (Towels & Tissue), Industrial Janitorial Equipment, Hand Care (Soap, etc.), Towel & Tissue Dispensers, Commercial Laundry Systems, Warewashing Systems, Office Supplies, and more!

Even though our name contains “Paper” you’ll often hear us inform our customers, “We have so much more than just paper!” Ultimately, if you have a need, Gem State Paper & Supply will find you a viable solution. 


What is our Goal?
We aim to provide all customers with the best services, supplies, & solutions delivered through our expert customer service representatives. With over 70 years of industry experience, we are confident that we can take care of our customers needs better than anyone else.

We thank all of our customers for your support and for those who aren’t already with this great team, we invite you to come be part of our Gem State Paper & Supply family.



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