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Green Thinking 2018

Over the past few years, the movement against plastic, and single-use plastic in particular, has been gaining momentum, but the…

Big Interview: The way forward

OPI: Broadly speaking, what are Lyreco’s short-term and long-term goals on sustainability and the environment? Nasser Kahil: Eco Future, our current…

Opinion: The problem with plastic

Single-use plastic has risen up the environmental agenda and never before has there been such a focus on the issue,…

Schneider: For the love of the pen

In September 1938, Christian Schneider co-founded what was then called Blum & Schneider, a factory for screws and turned parts…

IPCC report: Time for action

At the beginning of October this year, the 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) took place…

Legislation: Going round in circles

As part of its ambitious plans to make Europe more sustainable, the European Commission has revised measures that will help…

Sustainable Development Goals: Chain reaction

A  recent webinar hosted by business intelligence firm Ethical Corp discussed how to integrate the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals…

SOFEA: Working together

Sustainable Office European Association (SOFEA), a not-for-profit group based in Belgium and the Netherlands, is well underway with its new…

Ryman bucks the trend

As UK stationery and office products retailer Ryman celebrates 125 years in business, owner Theo Paphitis reveals how the company…

Category Update: Not by accident

The safety, personal protection equipment (PPE) and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) categories cover a vast array of diverse products…

5 mins with… Nicholas Alvarez

What makes you happy?  Music, travelling and spending time with my loved ones. If I can combine all three, that’s…

Pulp prices hit Antalis

European paper merchant Antalis said declines in paper volumes and increasing paper pulp prices have led to a fall in sales…

Acquisitions boost Takkt

Recent acquisitions are paying dividends for German office equipment supplier Takkt as it reported strong Q3 2018 sales and profit.…

Amazon increases sales and profit | HP Inc and Apogee deal approved |...

Amazon has reported Q3 2018 sales of $56.6 billion, an increase of 29%. Pre-tax profit was $3.4 billion, ten times more…

Key changes for Exertis

Technology distributor Exertis has revealed organisational changes to its European, UK and Ireland operations. Exertis UK Managing Director Paul Bryan…

IP reports solid paper results

Q3 2018 sales and profit were up for International Paper (IP) thanks to lower maintenance costs and higher sales prices.…

Growth momentum for Iron Mountain

Storage and information management services firm Iron Mountain has reported double-digit sales and profit growth for its third quarter. For…

New partner for Fortis

US-based sales agency Fortis Channel Resources has announced that Butch Ellis has joined the firm as Partner. Ellis brings more…

Messe Frankfurt opens Hall 12

Paperworld organiser Messe Frankfurt has officially opened the new Hall 12 at its exhibition ground. The 34,000 m2 hall is…

New CEO for Advantia

UK dealer group Advantia has announced the replacement for CEO Steve Harrop, who left the company back in July.   Former…

Big read

Tariff relief for OP industry?

Despite an apparent 90-day ceasefire on the trade war between the US and China, uncertainty still reigns. Scheduled to be…