New chairman for UFIPA

Potier, who is General Manager for JM Bruneau, was elected during the association’s General Assembly held 12-13 June in Cannes,…

Associations form coalition for federal government business

The American Legion, Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association, cleaning association ISSA, Women Impacting Public Policy and the United States Black…

FIRA launches furniture procurement guide

Designed to provide guidance for the entire contract and educational furniture procurement supply chain, the National Furniture Specifications (NFS) guide…

BOSS Federation announces new chairman

Durable UK’s Managing Director Sean Starkey has been named as Chairman of the BOSS Federation. The appointment was announced at the…

New president for CPI

Willink is Group Chief Technology Officer at luxury paper manufacturer James Cropper and will serve as President at the CPI…

ERPC promotes responsible shredding

The reason, explains the ERPC, is shredding shortens paper fibres making them less valuable for the recycling process.The ERPC has…

BOSS calls for 2014 awards entries

There are nine categories with a total of 18 awards up for grabs, and – new for this year –…

BSA and IOPFDA partner up for event

Both organisations will have their own separate programmes but will share networking and business building events. The Presidents’ Dinner Reception…

Two Sides launches in Brazil

UK Director of Two Sides Martyn Eustace was on hand this week to see 42 associations representing more than 80,000…

EDmarket unveils contacts database

EDmarket iQ has been developed by the Education Market Association (EDmarket) and Agile Education Marketing to help manufacturers and dealers…

AIFU adds new members

The association has announced that it ratified the memberships of wholesalers ADVEO and Office Distribution as well as dealer GBR…

AIIM and NAPPS partner for new forum

As part of AIIM's annual conference programme, the AIIM Forum UK will take place at Ibis London Earls Court on 25…

BSA launches new Standards Council

The council will be responsible for overseeing all standards activities and is charged with scheduling all standards, guidelines and best…

SOFEA set for March vote

The association was formally established at a meeting in Frankfurt yesterday evening which was attended by more than 110 people.SOFEA's…

Strong turnout for new product evaluation association

SOFEA (which stands for Sustainable Office European Association) will formally be established in Frankfurt on Monday 27 January during a…

Independent Stationers allies with NSSEA

Independent Stationers (IS) and the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) have announced an affiliation programme that will enable…

End of an era for NAPM

NAPM director Tim Bowler cited the loss of Paperlinx and Antalis as members and ongoing competition concerns as the primary…

BOSTA to create eco web portal

Belgian office supplies trade assocation BOSTA is to develop a website to help purchasers make better informed decisions about sustainable…

NOPA to meet with GSA over federal contract

Trade association NOPA has confirmed it will meet with the US General Services Administration (GSA) ahead of the release of…

CEPI preparing for revised EU paper standard

European paper industry association CEPI is providing help for those looking to understand the implications of upcoming changes to standard…

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Support the Ride of Life

Around 25 members of the office products industry have so far signed up to take part in this year’s Ride…