Durable refreshes website

The website has been designed to make it more accessible through streamlined content and improved navigation. Users can now find products…

Tesa | Sponsored Article

What does Germany’s strongest man have in common with office products you may ask? The one-word response is marketing. The…

Elisman seeing green shoots

OPI spoke exclusively with ACCO CEO Boris Elisman following the company’s second quarter results at the end of July. It was…

Category Analysis: Getting Creative

While ‘green’ and antimicrobial products continue to offer room for innovation as well as meeting an established customer demand it is…

HSM meets up in Mexico

Shredder manufacturer HSM held its seventh global partner conference in the Mexican city of Guadalajara at the end of April. The…

Pilot opens DC in France

Pilot officially opened its new European distribution centre on 9 April. The writing instruments manufacturer has upgraded its main facility in…

Special feature: The future of work

No one knows exactly what the future holds, but we can have a good guess. In part one of two…

Counterfeit seizures down at Paperworld

German customs officials (‘Zoll’) seized fewer suspected counterfeit items at this year’s Paperworld trade show in Frankfurt.The number of booths where…

Vendor focus: Paper from Portugal

Many observers believe that over the last few decades the paper industry has really pushed its game in terms of protecting…

Spicers turning up the heat

UK and European suppliers disgruntled as wholesalers review 2012 pricing.The former DS Smith-owned wholesaler Spicers may now be two separate companies,…

News Analysis: 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,…

Georgia-Pacific acquires chip mill

The chip mill produces ‘clean chips’ from debarked logs, which are used in the manufacture of paper products.According to Georgia-Pacific,…

Sponsored Article: Colop

Since it was founded over 30 years ago, Colop has always been committed to product innovations in the field of…

Sponsored Article: Double A

Thailand-based paper manufacturer Double A raised a few eyebrows with last year’s acquisition of the Alizay paper mill in France,…

Report: Swimming With Piranha

    In early 2014, Martin Wilde Associates (MWA) and OPI published The State Of The OP Industry 2013-14, a…

Sponsored Article: Boise Paper

Office paper remains a strategic category for many independent resellers despite the well-documented structural declines in the paper segment. Whether…

Mika Joukio appointed Metsä Board’s CEO

Joukio has held numerous positions within the company and leaves his current position as CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation to…

Metsä Board appoints new CEO

Joukio has held numerous positions within the company and leaves his current position as CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation to…

Shachihata to ramp up production in India

According to Indian media, the company will invest $5 million in two new factories and is looking to set up…

Ricoh Canada to acquire Commonwealth Legal

From Ricoh’s point of view, the deal will boost the company’s Legal Document Services (LDS) division and move it into…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…