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Fuji Xerox government suspension lifted

After its suspension by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), Fuji Xerox is to be reinstated as…

Acquisition for Jalema

European office products manufacturer Jalema has acquired Germany-based business supplies firm Dataplus. Based in Pfullendorf, Dataplus specialises in polypropylene products…

Tri-state expansion for Imperial Dade

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired Edmar Cleaning. Headquartered in Woodside (NY), Edmar is a distributor of…

Reichhold provides Paperworld 2020 update

Messe Frankfurt has issued a press release in which Paperworld Director Michael Reichhold discusses how planning for Paperworld 2020 is…

Edding on solid ground

Writing and presentation products manufacturer edding has reported FY2018 growth in both sales and profits. Sales for the year were up…

WeWork acquires Managed by Q

Collaborative workspace provider WeWork has bought office management platform Managed by Q for a rumoured $200-$250 million. The move comes shortly…

New CEO for Office Depot Europe

Office Depot Europe has announced that Neil Maslen has stepped down as CEO of the company. It is only just…

ISG reveals Connexions meeting details

US-based dealer group Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced its Connexions powered by IS Contract furniture solution will host its…

EOSA adds new members

The European Office Supplies Alliance (EOSA) has expanded its membership base. EOSA said its joint purchasing activities, new business models…

Acquisition for Lindenmeyr Munroe

US paper merchant Lindenmeyr Munroe has bought Pennsylvania-based Beck Packaging. Lindenmeyr Munroe – a subsidiary of Central National Gottesman – said…

ADVEO Germany struggles to find buyer

Since officially opening insolvency proceedings at the beginning of this year, ADVEO Germany has failed to attract investors. According to…

Declining paper volumes knock Antalis

European paper merchant Antalis reported a slight dip in FY2018 sales, primarily due to falling demand for paper. FY2018 sales…

Leadership change at Codex

Ireland-based reseller Codex has announced that current CEO Siobhan O’Connor is to step aside from the daily running of the…

Ex-Staples exec in college admission scandal | New CEO for Panasonic Europe | Arjowiggins...

Ex-Staples executive John Wilson is accused of paying bribes to get his children into elite US-based universities. He is facing…

Hot Topic: Dealer groups – what next?

In mid-January 2019, the three leading office products dealer groups in the US signed a letter of intent to merge…

Category Update: Paper weights

It’s no secret that the paper industry is going through a tumultuous time with uncoated freesheet (UFS) paper volumes down…

Event Review: OPI Partnership 2019

Now in its sixth year, the annual OPI Partnership is the leading relationship-building event for the European business supplies industry.…

5 mins with… Simon Wyers

What makes you happy? I like to think my love for my football team, Liverpool FC. But considering it makes…

Digital issue April 2019

To view a flip version of the April 2019 issue of OPI magazine please click the links below. Type A —…

Office Depot agrees FTC settlement

Office Depot and its software supplier Support.com have agreed to pay $35 million to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) allegations…

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Exclusive: Noble relishing new role at Complete Business Solutions

OPI catches up with Adam Noble, the Managing Director of successful UK dealer Irongate who has recently also taken on…