IP to sell German subsidiary?

International Paper (IP) has announced that it has entered into an exclusive period of negotiations with Metsa-Serla in Finland with…

Ofix goes live

Veracruz (MEX): Mexico-based Ofix Office Superstores has announced the opening of two new superstores as part of its on-going expansion…

United opens new distribution centre

United Stationers has announced the opening of a new regional distribution centre in the Dallas area. The 400,000 sq ft…

Despec appointments

Cees Phijffer has been appointed General Manager of Despec Netherlands and Despec Logistics. Phijffer joins the company from Xerox Document…

ISC holds Latin America meeting

Sao Paulo (BRA): The Imaging Supplies Coalition for International Property Protection (ISC) held its first-ever meeting in South America recently.…

OyezStraker poised to buy Stat-Plus

Croydon (UK): OyezStraker Group has made a firm offer to acquire business services company Stat-Plus, located in Malden, Surrey, subject…

US wholesalers join forces

Baltimore (MD): In a move designed to strengthen wholesaling in the US office products industry, two US-based wholesalers - O'Henry…

Dudley sells FH Brown

The Dudley Group, which is 49%-owned by USOP, has sold its northern UK office automation business - the original business…

Japan Prepares For Marketshare Battle

There are many reasons to read OPI each month, but learning Japanese is not the first that springs to mind.…

PaperExchange signs Australian deal

Paper Exchange.com has signed an agreement with OZePrint.com, an on-line B2B marketplace for the Australian printing industry. Under the terms…

US wholesalers merge

In a move designed to strengthen wholesaling in the US office products industry, two US-based wholesalers - O'Henry Inc and…

Jim Powell, Daisytek

OPI: Jim, could we start with a brief history of your career so far at Daisytek? JP: Sure. I came…

PromoNet Exchange is launched

Portland (ME): A new B2B digital exchange for the office products industry has been formed - PromoNet Exchange. 'Sell Side…

USOP plans IPO of Mail Boxes

Washington (DC): US Office Products (USOP) has revealed plans to spin-off its wholly-owned subsidiary Mail Boxes Etc (MBE) through an…

3M acquires GlareGuard business

St Paul (MN): 3M's Optical Systems Division has bought the GlareGuard and GlareDefenders computer antiglare filters business from Optical Coating…

E-source.com.au closes web site

On-line office supplies retailer E-source.com.au has shut its web site down pending a financial restructure. The company's CEO, James Tsolakis,…

Kingfield Heath promotions

Kingfield Heath has made a number of promotions in its Fastrack Machines and Consumables division. Juliette Hall has taken the…

Russell named CEO of ForestExpress

New York (NY): ForestExpress (FE), the US-based electronic marketplace for the forest products industry due for launch later this year,…

Ahrend announces half-yearly results

Amsterdam (NL): Ahrend has announced a "modest" increase in net sales in its results for the first six months of…

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Relief for Borroni after difficult times

OPI speaks with ADVEO Italy Managing Director Luca Borroni following the news that the company’s future has been assured. After…