Florence Paper Corp., parent company to luxury focused, Marks & Bleed, and to mass market experts, CPI, is a third generation family run custom packaging and supply corporation, located in the heart of New York City.


Due to the popularity of plastic shopping bags, David brought his sons Steve and Ron into the business and created CPI Packaging, focusing on plastic bag manufacturing.


David Shamah creates Florence Paper Corp., named after his wife, Florence.  Focusing on helping local businesses streamline their operations, FPC was dedicated to bringing exceptional customer service and quality products to his ever growing list of clients.




Quickly noting that manufacturing overseas had advantages, Steve and Ron developed crucial, life-long relationships and begin importing plastic bags from overseas.  Crazy Eddie is the first printed bags ever to be produced for the US market from Asia.  Many leading packaging companies had been advised and lead by David.