EPIC Toledo’s newest corporate member, The Ohio & Michigan Paper Company, is a family-owned industrial and janitorial supply business. Welcome to EPIC Toledo!
Owners: Alan (Al) and Kevin Leininger
Established in 1868, The Ohio & Michigan Paper company first supplied wrapping papers and twine to area butchers and retailers. Today, O&M is a full line jan/san, packaging and safety/PPE supplier to the Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan markets. They focus on industrial, commercial and institutional accounts from big three auto, large universities and regional healthcare companies, to your Main Street mechanic, class A office buildings, family dentist, and your neighborhood parish elementary. O&M is a proud member-owner of SMA (Strategic Market Alliance), which networks and partners other independent distributors together for buying power and a distribution footprint that allows them to competitively source and supply product nation-wide with local attention to service. O&M strives to provide efficient, convenient, value-added services and expertise to their customers every day. Stop in their office at 350 4th St. in Perrysburg or give them a call. You might even meet Olivia, Kevin’s pup, who is a frequent visitor!
As a family-owned business, being active members of the community is important to O & M. The company is a member of:
- UT Center for Family and Privately Held Businesses
- Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce
- Season Ticket Holders - Toledo Mud Hens, Toledo Walleye, UT Men's and Women's Basketball, and UT Football
- ISSA - The World-Wide Cleaning Industry Association
- National Association of Wholesale Distributors (NAW)
- Strategic Market Alliance (SMA)
Many of the employees at O & M have been with the company for 25-30+ years. Says Leininger, “We like to think that it's because we try to hire the best and provide ample reasons to stick around! We are proud to have familiar voices on our phones and familiar faces in front of our customers.”