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Double acquisition for Delta Plus

European personal protective equipment (PPE) supplier Delta Plus has made two acquisitions and set up a new specialist division in…

Officeworks expands in New Jersey

US contract furniture firm Officeworks has moved into the New Jersey market after announcing another acquisition. The latest company to…

Acquisition for Exacompta Clairefontaine

European stationery manufacturer Exacompta Clairefontaine made a bolt-on acquisition to its digital services operations at the end of 2019. Effective…

Cott makes big water move

Home and office beverages supplier Cott has made a significant announcement as part of its strategy to focus on its…

HP awarded $439m | Amazon stores in Germany? | COPA launches young professionals network...

This week’s round-up of business supplies news from around the web. Judge awards HP $439 million HP Inc has been…

HP responds to Xerox

HP Inc has brushed off Xerox’s confirmation of financing commitments for its proposed takeover of HP by saying the purchase…

Mutschler named Chairman as FireKing acquired

Office products industry veteran Jay Mutschler has been named Non-executive Chairman of FireKing International following the company’s acquisition by Champlain…

Acquisitions for Bunzl and Imperial Dade

Jan/san and facilities supplies distribution companies Bunzl and Imperial Dade have each announced an acquisition in the US. International group…

Acme makes Canada acquisition

Acme United has acquired the assets of First Aid Central, a Canadian first aid and safety supplier. First Aid Central…

EBP acquires in Europe

Towards the end of 2019, UK-based remanufacturing company Environmental Business Products (EBP) completed the acquisition of German ink supplier Compedo.…

Novexco acquires SPR Canada

Canadian multichannel operator Novexco has acquired the local operations of S.P. Richards (SPR) from the wholesaler’s parent company Genuine Parts.…

Complete acquires again

Complete Business Solutions, the UK’s largest independent dealer, has made another significant acquisition. The latest addition to the Complete fold…

Clover unleashed

OPI catches up with Clover Imaging President Eric Martin after the company’s acquisition by its executive management team and Norwest…

Imperial Dade acquires in Texas

Acquisitive US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has bought Texas-based reseller Wagner Supply. Wagner was founded in Odessa…

Fuji Xerox to change name after ending agreement

Fuji Xerox will change its name to Fujifilm Business Innovation in 2021 after the company announced it was not renewing…

Xerox confirms financing for HP bid

Xerox has sent a letter to HP Inc’s board of directors confirming it has obtained $24 billion in binding financing…

Kokuyo fails to get Pentel majority

Japanese stationery and office furniture group Kokuyo has failed to acquire a majority shareholding in writing instruments manufacturer Pentel. Last…

Major dealer merger in the US

Kentucky’s largest independent office products dealer Cardinal Workplace Solutions has been acquired by Indianapolis-based Office360°. As of 1 January, Cardinal…

Private equity invests in Cartridge World US

The brand licensing rights of Cartridge World throughout the US have been acquired by private equity firm Blackford Capital. Headquartered…

RTC Proffice changes hands

Leading Romanian B2B office supplies reseller RTC Proffice has been acquired by a subsidiary of the country’s largest electronics retailer.…

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Clover unleashed

OPI catches up with Clover Imaging President Eric Martin after the company’s acquisition by its executive management team and Norwest…