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Romania’s RTC enjoys strong 2014

The company added new product categories such as hygiene supplies in 2014 as it recorded revenue of €27.5 million ($31…

Resolution reached in West Coast ports dispute

The US leader sent Labour Secretary Thomas Perez to personally broker a deal between shippers and the International Longshore and…

Mondi paper sales down

Group sales were largely flat at €6.4 billion ($7.25 billion) while underlying operating profit rose to €767 million compared to…

PaperlinX names new CEO

Preece started his career in the UK carton industry but has been at PaperlinX since 2001, and was most recently…

Danwood partners with TIS

The partnership will enable Danwood to upgrade its intelligent document hub and offer enhanced document capture and workflow capabilities.Danwood Head…

Canon and ECi announce Dealer Gateway

The cloud-based solution is available to dealers using ECi’s e-automate ERP system and is designed to help increase accuracy of…

PaperlinX CEO leaves suddenly

His contract with the business was due to expire in April this year and no further details were given for…

Jobs go as Smead restructures

Its production and distribution facility in Locust Grove, Georgia, will close while the majority of production and distribution activities at…

Strong quarter for Sam’s Club

The Walmart division also recorded a 1.3% rise in net sales to $14.8 billion while operating income rose 29% to…

Sullivan joins APA as consultant

Throughout his 38 years in the office products industry, Sullivan has been a familiar figure on various boards and was…

Ireland’s Codex acquires rival

The deal brings together two of the most prominent independent dealers in the Irish market, which they have served for…

Bong restructuring plan on track

The manufacturer reported an operating loss of SEK123 million versus a loss of SEK109 million for the year before although…

Print Audit partners with InfoTrends

Named Premier Market Metrics, the new service will enable Print Audit’s Premier members to benchmark their performance in the market…

Price and Pierce opens Miami base

The new division of the wholly-owned subsidiary of Gould Paper will have Gould Paper South President Andrew Friedman as Managing…

Officeworks reports strong half-year

The Australian reseller reported that HY sales rose 7.7% to A$803 million ($625 million) while earnings before interest and tax…

International visitors boost Paperworld

Visitor numbers were essentially the same as last year at 42,152 while international visitors accounted for a high 66% of…

Further reorganisation at ADVEO

Philippe Guillotin, European Marketing Director Traditional Office Supplies, has been given the additional responsibility of Global Merchandising & Purchasing Director.…

Troy expands into office supplies

The company’s new product categories include paper, writing supplies, janitorial, breakroom products, desktop supplies, mailroom & shipping and toner.Troy, which…

Sales at SPR soar 22% in Q4

In reporting its Q4 results, SPR parent Genuine Parts Company (GPC) revealed that net sales in its OP business were…

Annodata makes MPS acquisition

The deal will push Annodata’s annual revenues above £80 million ($123 million) and bring the company into the wide format…

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…