Wednesday, 16 June, 2021

Passing of John Frey Sr

After yesterday’s news about the death of Jim Gaede, OPI is saddened to learn that his long-time business partner John Frey Sr has also passed away. John joined the rep group started by his father,...

Rep group icon passes away

OPI is saddened to learn of the passing of Jim Gaede, a leading name in the US manufacturer rep group channel over the past 50 years. Jim died on 31 May at the age of...

North American Office Products Awards – enter now

They’re back! Entries and nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA), in association with Industry Week ’21, powered by ISG. Don’t miss this excellent – and free –...

BIC legend passes away

BIC’s former CEO Bruno Bich has passed away at the age of 74, it has been announced. Son of company founder Marcel Bich, Bruno devoted́ most of his professional life to BIC, joining the firm’s...

Horst Bubenzer passes away

OPI is saddened to learn that German office products executive Horst Bubenzer passed away unexpectedly on 13 May. Horst was well known and respected in the industry and will be best remembered for the 25...

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