UK outlook remains positive, says BOSS

That was one of the conclusions drawn from BOSS's latest industry report – BOSS Outlook – that covered the third…

Showing the value of clean

ISSA/Interclean North America 2014 again succeeded in being the one week where key leaders and decision-makers in the commercial cleaning industry…

ISSA dishes the dirt on restroom cleaning

With regards to public restrooms, cleaning industry professionals need to clean for appearance and more importantly, clean for health. While…

News snippets: 12 December 2014

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere. Syracuse-based has announced the acquisition of . PCI is a…

ISSA launches women’s forum

The mission of the ISSA Hygieia Network is to advance and retain female professionals in all sectors and experience levels…

GMDC appoints new president

Spear offers over 25 years of experience in the consumer and OP industry after serving in various roles at BIC,…

SOfEA Update: The time for action

European trade association SOfEA (Sustainable Office European Association) is planning to unveil its first product assessment framework at the beginning…

2014 ISSA Innovation Award winners revealed

This year’s ISSA Innovation Awards featured more than 50 products and services from manufacturers and service providers in five categories:…

AFPA announces sustainability award winners

Designed to recognise exemplary sustainability programmes and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry, AFPA member company applicants…

2014 BOSS Awards winners revealed

The BOSS Industry Awards recognise creativity, innovation and excellence in the UK OP industry and the two most prestigious awards…

Coalition objects to Maryland strategic sourcing claims

During a recent candidates debate, Brown claimed he would use the strategic sourcing initiative (SSI) to implement efficiencies in state…

BOSS launches network for women

The network has been created to support and celebrate the success of women in a leadership/management role in the OP…

ISSA launches training certification programme

The programme was developed through a consensus-based process driven by jan/san providers representing key vertical sectors such as healthcare, education…

Rubber stamping Britain

The campaign will begin on 1 October and aims to inform the OP industry as well as consumers on the…

NOPA releases dealer industry report

The Independent Office Products & Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) through NOPA conducted the first State of the Office Products Dealer…

ISSA Achievement Award winners announced

The Jack D. Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service award recipient is RAI Exhibitions Managing Director Ids Boersma. He has worked at…

ISSA acquires CMM industry resources

The deal with Grand View Media Group will include the magazine, CMMonline.com, CM e-News daily and Cleaning & Maintenance Management.ISSA…

ARA advises retailers to embrace e-commerce

The 2014 Snapshot of Australian E-Commerce study revealed that free shipping and mobile are top of mind with retailers, along…

Quantore confirms BPGI departure

Interaction announced Quantore’s membership for 2015 earlier this week and there was speculation at the time about the Netherlands-based wholesaler/dealer…

BSA announces new draft standards

The new standards are: Print Cartridge Classes - Definitions and Use Guidelines; Synchronization of Image Assets Standard; Infographic Guidelines and…

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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…