GPA Substrate company expands

Published on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 19:10


PLAINVILLE - The new building being constructed on Northwest Drive is an expansion for GPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions says Plainville Economic Development Director Mark Devoe.

GPA, a specialty paper distributor, is currently located at 10 Farmington Valley Drive.The new building, which is expected to be completed by this Fall and is located at 29 Northwest Drive, will be 33,600 square feet.

In order to make this expansion possible, Devoe said that the town has offered GPA a tax incentive.

“It’s a moderate abatement that begins at 50 percent and then reduces to 10 percent over five years,” Devoe explained.

According to GPA’s website, GPA is “the largest distributor of specialty substrates for offset, digital, screen, laser, inkjet, printing and more in North America.”

For more information on GPA, visit

Brian M. Johnson can be reached at 860-973-1806 or .

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, Plainville on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 19:10. Updated: Tuesday, 19 June 2018 19:13.