US university takes stance against plastics

The University of Miami (UM) has partnered with US-based office products manufacturer Emerald Brand to bring sustainable disposables to its campus.  The…

New industry event in Australia?

A new event to showcase the Australian office products industry is being planned to take place next year. All About Office Expo will be open…

BOSS launches technology showcase

UK-based office products association BOSS will be hosting the first Technology Showcase Conference at its annual BOSS Awards. The conference…

Messe Frankfurt forms strategic alliance in India

Paperworld organiser Messe Frankfurt has revealed it has entered into a strategic alliance with the exhibition division of Netlink Solutions…

ISSA to launch healthcare initiative

IEHA, a division of cleaning industry association ISSA focusing on healthcare and hospitality segments of the cleaning industry, has created…

Study shows MPS can improve efficiency and productivity

New research into managed print services (MPS) has revealed the market opportunities that it can present for small to medium-sized…

Celebration of the life of Alan Hickman

A service has been announced to celebrate the life of Alan Hickman, who sadly passed away in February this year…

ISSA adds innovation entries

International cleaning industry association ISSA has added several last-minute entries to its 2018 Innovation Awards programme. The programme recognises the…

US paper shipments decrease

The American Forest & Paper Association has released its August 2018 Printing-Writing Paper report, providing details on paper shipments in…

BOSS announces awards shortlist

UK office products association BOSS has revealed the shortlist for its 2018 awards. BOSS CEO Philip Lawson said: “It is…

BSA honours Templet and Rowsey

Two legends of the North American office products industry were recognised for their achievements last week at a special President’s…

CTA questions legality of trade tariffs

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has submitted comments to US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer on proposed tariffs on $200…

Beacham collects Legend of the Industry award

Former SP Richards CEO Wayne Beacham received the Legend of the Industry award at the Business Solutions Association (BSA) annual event yesterday.…

COPA reveals winners of Leadership Award

The Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) has announced the winners of its Excellence in Leadership Award. This year’s recipients are…

ISSA launches Next Gen programme

Global cleaning industry association ISSA has launched Next Gen, a programme for young professionals. Next Gen replaces the association’s Young…

BTS shoppers look for sustainability

A new study by market research group NPD has found that back-to-school (BTS) shoppers in the US are increasingly looking…

IOPFDA seeks tariff exclusions

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has spoken to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) about US…

ISSA elects 2019 board

International cleaning industry association ISSA has elected its 2019 board of directors, which will be led by incoming ISSA President…

ISSA announces Achievement Award winners

International cleaning association ISSA has revealed its 2018 Achievement Award winners, which will be presented during the ISSA Show North…

ISSA partners with NAFCT

Global cleaning industry association ISSA has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOA) with the National Academy of Floor Covering…

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Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…