How-To Guide for Choosing the Right Paper for your Company’s Needs

March 20, 2024

When ordering paper for your business or team, you first need to consider your paper needs. Talk to your team about the most common things they print – personal notes, internal memos, copies, proposals, flyers, graphs and charts, etc. – and take that into consideration to ensure you’re choosing the right types of paper. There are several types of paper you may want to have available in the office, so here is your how-to guide for choosing the right paper for your company’s needs.

You need copy paper, like Boise X-9 or ASPEN 30, ASPEN 50 or ASPEN 100, if you’re printing:

  • Forms
  • Policy manuals
  • Handbooks
  • Meeting agendas
  • Bulk mailings
  • Employee memos and notices
  • Everyday black and white copies
  • Faxes

You need multipurpose paper, like Boise POLARIS Premium Multipurpose Paper, if you’re printing:

  • Letters
  • Planning documents for customers
  • Project reports
  • Internal presentations
  • Informational flyers and handouts

You need laser paper, like Boise POLARIS Premium Laser Paper or ASPEN Premium Recycled Laser Paper if you’re printing:

  • Client presentations
  • Full color flyers
  • Proposals

In most cases, offices need a variety of paper types, although the quantities can vary greatly depending on the industry and size of the company. No matter what your paper needs are, we’re here to help you find the paper options that will make your team as efficient as possible. Check out our product finder for more tips:

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