Senior GSA official joins IOPFDA

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has added a new consultant to its team. Jack Williams will…

NOPA concerns over GSA e-marketplace

Mike Tucker, CEO of US office products trade association NOPA, has told OPI that he is concerned that Amazon will…

ISSA launches Canada Show

International cleaning industry association ISSA has partnered with the Real Estate Management Industry (REMI) Network to create a new tradeshow…

Chapman names COL successor

After more than 30 years of leading the Climb of Life (COL), founder Graeme Chapman MBE will hand over the reins…

Millennials on the hunt for mentors

New research has not only highlighted generational differences in working style, but also similarities across the age groups. UK-based office…

Winners of Paper Show awards announced

Belgian office supplies trade association Bosta has revealed the winners of its 2019 awards. The recipients will be presented with…

3M to match City of Hope donations

3M has announced that it will match every contribution made to City of Hope (COH) throughout December. The pledge means…

Lawson to retire from BOSS

Philip Lawson will retire as CEO of UK trade association BOSS Federation in 2019. Lawson joined BOSS in June 2016…

Entries open for Stationers’ Innovation Awards

The Stationers’ Company has launched its 2019 Innovation Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate the role that communications and content industries…

Creative stationery supplies set to rise

Arts, crafts, and traditional supplies will be the top office products industry performers this holiday season, according to market research…

ISSA Show attracts new visitors

International cleaning association ISSA reported high numbers of new attendees at its annual ISSA Show North America 2018. The event,…

EMGE conference looks at industry changes

Paper industry consultants EMGE recently held its 13th biennial event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 95 delegates from 65 companies from…

Insights-X adds Fair Calculator for 2019 show

Germany-based stationery trade fair Insights-X has launched a new service for exhibitors which will enable trade show expense calculations. Companies…

MPSA welcomes new President

The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) has revealed its replacement for outgoing President Doug Bies. After serving as MPSA VP…

Commercial ups environmental credentials

UK-based business services specialist Commercial Group has been awarded The Planet Mark certification for continued efforts in reducing its carbon…

ISSA Innovation of the Year revealed

Cleaning association ISSA has awarded its 2018 Innovation of the Year winner on the final day of the ISSA Show…

ISSA Hygieia launches mentoring programme

Non-profit organisation ISSA Hygieia Network has introduced a new mentoring programme. The ISSA Hygieia Network Mentoring Program aims to facilitate…

Industry Week gaining momentum

As many OPI readers probably know, the Business Solutions Association (BSA), the US trade association comprising manufacturers, wholesalers and manufacturer…

ISSA names 2018 award winners

Global cleaning industry association ISSA has revealed the category winners of its 2018 ISSA Innovation Awards. The awards recognise the…

Staples patent lawsuit | Depot expands marketing partnership | Sappi launches paperboard line

Staples Advantage is being sued by Hong Kong-based OP company World Wide Stationery Manufacturing for allegedly infringing a patent on…

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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…