Domtar to close two paper machines

More capacity reductions have been announced in the paper industry with leading North American producer Domtar confirming it will close…

Former Sharp CEO joins Marco

Leading US print and copier dealer Marco has named former Sharp Electronics America CEO Doug Albregts as President. Albregts most…

IP’s HP Office Pink Ream paper continues to fight breast cancer in 2019

International Paper (IP) has announced the continuation of its Pink Ream campaign in Europe in support of programmes to help…

ECI completes EU acquisition | Officeworks launches BTS campaign | Lamy targets India growth...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the globe. ECI completes Trivest acquisition Software solutions company ECI has…

GSA issues e-commerce marketplace RFP

Following yesterday’s news on the consolidation of its multiple award schedules, the US General Services Administration (GSA) has also published…

Willert joins Static Control

Aftermarket imaging giant Static Control has appointed former LMI Solutions VP Annie Willert as its Director of MPS Solutions. Willert…

Big foodservice win for Emerald Brand

Sustainable products manufacturer Emerald Brand has announced a partnership with US foodservice group purchasing organisation giant Foodbuy. Foodbuy is the…

New managing director for Lyreco France

Lyreco’s key French business has a new managing director following the retirement of Stéphane Bossut. Bossut has retired after almost…

GSA releases solicitation for consolidated schedules

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has published its solicitation for consolidating the existing 24 multiple award schedules (MAS) for…

Management changes at OptiGroup

European packaging and facilities supplies distributor OptiGroup has announced two senior management appointments. Magnus Karlsson, Managing Director of the group’s…

Sharp focuses on channel business

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics, has promoted John Sheehan to SVP of…

UOE sells B2B division

UK reseller UOE has sold its B2B operations in order to focus on its growing high street retailing business. Effective…

Depot takes out $735 million bridging loan

Office Depot Inc, via one of its indirect subsidiaries, has subscribed to a three-month bridging loan to refinance its $735…

Lyreco joins the fight against deforestation

Lyreco has announced that is has joined the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) as part of its ongoing sustainability…

Antalis reports sharp decline in paper volumes

Distributor Antalis said paper volumes in its European markets fell by around 7% in the first half of 2019. What…

New GM at BIC Cello

BIC has named Manos Nikolakis as General Manager of its BIC Cello operations in India. Nikolakis has been with the…

Lyreco testing electric barges for Paris deliveries

Lyreco is looking to reduce its carbon footprint by making deliveries in the centre of the French capital Paris using…

City of Hope fundraising breaks records

The National Business Products Industry group has raised a record-breaking amount for the City of Hope medical research institute. At…

Emerald Brand announces Genera partnership

US-based OP products manufacturer Emerald Brand has struck a deal with biomass firm Genera for sustainable fibre solutions. Launching in…

Exertis boosts enterprise business

Technology distributor Exertis has appointed Angelo Apa to the newly-created position of Global Head of Enterprise Vendor Management. Reporting to…

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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…