About American Paper & Twine

When you need a supplier that thinks and acts like a partner, it’s twine time.

American Paper & Twine is the premier wholesale supplier and distributor of janitorial, packaging, disposable food service, safety and office products in the southeastern United States. We deliver the supplies you need from the front desk to the dock, at a value that will surprise you and with service that will delight you. We are here to equip you with everything you need to confidently and efficiently run the office, clean and maintain spaces, supply food service operations or manage packaging systems so your business can grow.

People Powered

Business can change by the minute. Whether you are growing, shifting or tightening your belt, you need a committed partner that can flex with you. We don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach. Our people are prepared to help you solve unique challenges with deep experience and innovative solutions to help take your business further, faster.

Surprising Value

In over nine decades of business we’ve built deep relationships in the supplier community and developed an in-house team of experts. That means we can deliver top quality products from leading brands as well as custom-engineered items. We do it with fair, competitive pricing and reliable logistics to deliver what you need, where you need it, when you need it, how you need it.

Karen Doochin Vingelen, President and COO and 
Bob Doochin, Chairman and CEO

"They are my #1 go-to supplier. AP&T is local, competitively priced, and responsive."


Remarkable Service

The supplies we deliver are an integral part of your operation. So we run tight, state-of-the art systems to ensure you always have what you need to move at full speed. Our extensive inventory, large fleet of trucks with company employed drivers, and strategically located distribution centers ensure reliable, on-time deliveries you can count on.

Supplying the Southeast

While our corporate headquarters is located in Nashville, TN, we have regional offices and distribution centers across the state in Chattanooga, Memphis, and Knoxville, as well as Muscle Shoals, AL, Little Rock, AR, and Atlanta, GA. Additionally, we distribute nationwide through our membership in Network Services.