Distribution / Antalis

European leader in distribution of papers, packaging solutions and visual communication materials



Number 1 in Europe and number 2 worldwide in the distribution of papers, packaging solutions and visual communication materials, Antalis accounts for more than 80% of Sequana’s consolidated sales.

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Key figures 2018

€2.3billion in sales

5,200employees in 41 countries

1.3 million tonnes of paper distributed


115distribution centres

2018 sales by geographic area

2017 sales by segment

2017 headcount by geographic area


Antalis offers the broadest range of coated and uncoated papers, creative papers and envelopes as well as specialty products (carbonless, self-adhesive papers, etc.), graphic board and digital printing papers.

Its clientele portfolio includes printers, graphic designers, publishers and communication agencies.

Antalis has launched several major initiatives to support its customers:

  • d2b (digital-to-business) services to help them grow their digital print business
  • Green Connection to back up their sustainability approach
  • Creative Power to let them express their creativity

Antalis distributes also its comprehensive ranges of cutsize papers (photocopy or office printers) and envelopes suitable for all digital printing techniques (ink-jet, laser, digital) to large companies, public administrations and trade resellers (procurement groups and central purchasing platforms, office supply dealers and retailers).


Antalis provides consumables, machines, solutions and additional services to ensure the protection of goods during transport and storage, designed to meet the special requirements of a diversified clientele in various sectors like the automotive or electronics industry, service providers and printers. Antalis supplies standard packaging products (kraft paper, bubble wrap, board cases, etc.), specialised machinery (e.g. strapping and packing machines), as well as bespoke logistical and technical solutions, in particular for export shipping and anti-corrosion protection of industrial goods.

Visual communication

The Antalis visual communication offer addresses graphic art specialists (digital printers, sign makers) for the purposes of advertising campaigns or interior design for both businesses or individuals.

Antalis supplies flexible or rigid materials, made of paper/board such as wall-paper or plastic materials such as polyester banner. These products  are notably used for posters, POS displays, banners, signage, shop window displays, customisation of car fleets or interior design.

A comprehensive range of services

Customers in all European countries can choose the desired service level and find the related prices from a comprehensive catalogue of services.

With over 70 services offered in some countries, Antalis has one of the most comprehensive propositions on the market, combining:

  • High added-value logistics: next-day delivery or even same day delivery in most large cities,
  • Advice, training, customized services, on-line tools, after-sale service, e-commerce, samples, product personnalisation…