Charges filed against former Autonomy CEO | Solid Q3 for Ingram | Walmart cleans...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. The US…

Burgess joins uni-ball

Industry veteran John Burgess has been appointed Sales Director for Mitsubishi Pencil’s new uni-ball Division for North America following 12…

Konica Minolta accelerates digital transformation

EOS vendor Konica Minolta has announced plans to consolidate a number of facilities and sites in Japan. The initiatives are…

3M introduces formal sustainability requirement

3M has said it will include a sustainability value commitment in all new products, starting in 2019. The brand made…

ZAGG expands technology portfolio

US-based mobile device accessories manufacturer ZAGG has purchased UK-based smartphone case brand Gear4. ZAGG acquired Gear4 from Sweden-based investment company…

Logitech and Plantronics end acquisition talks | Newell transfers to NASDAQ | Xerox appoint...

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has confirmed that it is no longer in talks to acquire personal audio communications manufacturer…

New CEO for Diversey

US-based jan/san vendor Diversey has announced its replacement for outgoing CEO Dr Ilham Kadri. Mark Burgess will take over from…

Diversey unveils new sustainability strategy

US-based jan/san vendor Diversey has revamped its sustainability goals for 2025. In the company’s Annual Sustainability Report 2018, Diversey released…

Coffee sales fall at JM Smucker

US beverages and snacks vendor JM Smucker reported a decline in coffee sales for the second quarter. Q2 2019 coffee…

Brother to expand partnerships

Business technology solutions vendor Brother UK has shared its strategy for 2019 as it looks to transform into a service-orientated…

Record highlighter sales for Stabilo

Writing instruments manufacturer Stabilo reported growth of 5% in its Writing Instruments category for the year ended 30 June 2018.…

Mondi simplifies structure | Typo expands in the UK | P&G launches recycled plastic...

South Africa-based paper manufacturer Mondi is proposing to simplify its structure. It will go from being dual listed into a…

Another acquisition for Visual Edge

US-based office and IT solutions business Visual Edge has expanded its foothold in Texas with the purchase of office equipment…

Stationery factory to close after BIC Sport sale

Writing instruments manufacturer BIC may close its Vannes manufacturing plant in France, following the proposed divestiture of its water sports…

Geruson leaves Lexmark

Lexmark CEO Richard Geruson has resigned from the company with immediate effect. Industry veteran Geruson was appointed to the position…

Solid Q4 for Sappi

South Africa-based paper group Sappi reported Q4 2018 growth in its printing and writing papers division. Sales of printing and…

Tech Data expands in Costa Rica | Cainiao improves sustainability efforts | Success for...

US-based IT distributor Tech Data has opened a new Customer Lifecycle Management Services location in Escazú, Costa Rica. The facility…

Bong secures new financing

European envelope and packaging manufacturer Bong has secured financing for the next three years. The company said the funding will…

Pilot reorganises European management

Writing instruments manufacturer Pilot Corporation of Europe (PCE) has announced a number of management changes following Paul Phelan’s departure. Phelan will…

Ricoh grows industrial print business

Japan-based imaging and electronics vendor Ricoh is to acquire printing software provider ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions. Germany-based ColorGATE is a…

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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…