Martin Yale changes name to intimus

The company made the name switch at the beginning of this month and also revealed it would cease the distribution…

Developing markets boost BIC sales growth

Paris-based BIC reported that it achieved sales of €616 million ($835 million) for its stationery division last year – a…

UTec responds to Canon lawsuit

Union Technology International (UTec) was one of 18 manufacturers, distributors and resellers hit with patent infringement suits from Canon on…

Canon files 11 patent infringement suits

The company said in a statement that the infringing cartridges are sold for use in more than 50 models of…

Green Mountain to enter UK market

The firm, which unveiled positive Q1 financial results yesterday, told investors it was entering the away-from-home market in the UK…
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Fellowes AutoMax Shredder

The Fellowes® AutoMax™ Walk Away AdvantageUnlike other auto feed shredders which have specific limitations for shredding materials, AutoMax™ offers the…

Safco happy with new branding

The firm says its new corporate makeover reflects its mission to "help create workspaces that energise and inspire with dynamic…

Channel challenges

Steve Sakumoto, VP and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard’s US Supplies Sales Organization, Printing and Personal Systems, joined the global IT giant …

Messe Frankfurt reveals Paperworld 2015 format

At a press conference in Frankfurt yesterday, Messe Frankfurt said that it had reached an agreement with two German trade…

HP ramps up patent protection

In Germany, the company won its case against BestUse on two counts of selling inkjet cartridges that infringe HP patents…
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HP’s Steve Sakumoto

HP's Steve Sakumoto reveals the details behind the manufacturer's new 'authorised partner' channel programme in the US for HP original…

Agreement reached in Fellowes patent case

In December 2012, Fellowes filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that New United – a…

IS announces regional meetings

Branded under the name ‘No Limit’, the two-day meetings will be held in Washington (DC), Dallas, Chicago and Las Vegas…

Acco’s changes for independents

ACCO to make changes for independentsVendor promises improved marketing support as it reduces direct business with dealersOne of the key…

Vendor consolidation continues apace

2014 was barely a week old and we had seen two major OP players enter agreements to sell off manufacturing operations,…

Time to enter the NAOPA

Award categories comprise six product awards, and two dealer awards that will recognise the achievements of leading individuals in the…

Biella acquires Hamelin businesses

Switzerland's Biella Group has acquired the private label and no-name folder business of Groupe Hamelin.Biella's move follows its purchase of…

Pilot feels FriXion boost in 2013

Pilot also said the product now holds a 47% share of the erasable pen market in the US.Looking to future…

IDC: 2014 to be pivotal for MPS in Asia Pacific

The company sees this year as a key one for market expansion into broader customer segments and revenue growth as…

ACCO to beat Q4 and FY estimates

ACCO has announced preliminary Q4 and FY 2013 results ahead of analysts’ expectations.The firm expects 2013 FY revenue of $1.76…

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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…