Home 2019 October 2019

October 2019

Analysis: Big changes coming at HP

News from HP Inc came thick and fast at the end of August and in early September as the company…

Analsyis: Veritiv closes jan/san business

North American paper, packaging and facility solutions group Veritiv abruptly shut down its Saalfeld jan/san and foodservice distribution business in…

Category Update: Packing a punch

Logistics firms and carriers nowadays are in a constant race to introduce new technologies that will have an impact throughout…

Category Update: First impressions

The stamping sector may not have a reputation for being the most dynamic category in the OP industry, but perennial…

Advertorial: Novus Dahle

Novus Dahle belongs to the emco Group, a medium-sized, €160 million ($176 million) family-owned German manufacturer that is active in…

How To: The consumer is king

The definition of marketing is, and will ultimately always be, “managing profitable customer relationships”. There are other definitions too, including…

Advertorial: Rapesco

UK office products manufacturer Rapesco has been reinventing itself over the past three years and accelerated its rapid expansion.  With…

Event Preview: Global Forum 2019

Having the time to discuss the burning issues of the day with industry peers in a confidential setting is a…

Event Preview: Prevail 2019

When the curtain fell on the 2018 EPIC show in New Orleans, many in the US business supplies community thought…

Final Word from Chris Scott

Experts often talk about the future of the workplace, with many speculating on the changes that will be prompted by…

5 mins with… Thomas Lang

What scares you? I recently spent a week sailing in the Azores, Portugal. We took scientific samples of the proportion…

Comment October 2019

In all my years of working at OPI and being involved with this magazine, we’ve never had two women back…

Digital issue October 2019

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

Big read

Essendant’s CORE on hold as combined event talks take place

In the third part of our interview with Harry Dochelli, the Essendant President discusses his relationship with Sycamore Partners, the…