Hamelin acquires Unipapel assets

Stationery vendor Hamelin has spent several million euros on acquiring machinery from bankrupt Spanish manufacturer Unipapel. According to reports in…

Less than a month until Big Buyer

Italy’s main trade show for the office supplies and stationery industries, Big Buyer, kicks off on 13 November in Bologna.…

Benelux Office Products Awards winners revealed

ACCO, Fellowes and COLOP were among the winners at this year’s Benelux Office Products Awards that were presented last week.…

BPGI names executive committee

Following last week’s annual general meeting with its board of managers, business products purchasing organisation BPGI has confirmed its executive…

Soft demand and prices hit Mondi’s Q3 results

Paper and packaging group Mondi has announced a double-digit drop in profits in Q3. The company reported underlying EBITDA for…

Jespers changes hands | Essity voices Brexit concerns | Lyreco to speak on PPE...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the globe. New owners for Jespers UK stationery and fine writing…

Navigator invests millions to achieve carbon neutrality

Portugal-based paper manufacturer The Navigator Company has announced its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality. Revealed at its Sustainability Forum held yesterday,…

Exacompta Clairefontaine grows in declining market

European paper and stationery group Exacompta Clairefontaine has reported a 3.5% year-on-year increase in sales for the first half of…

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…

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…

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…

UOE sells B2B division

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

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…

Acquisition for HP | Pentel approves Kokuyo deal | Officemate ramps up franchise model

HP Inc has acquired California-based endpoint security start-up Bromium. HP had been in partnership with Bromium through a licensing deal,…

Smiggle exceeds expectations

Australia-based high street stationery retailer Smiggle has reported record global sales as its Accelerated Growth Strategy pays dividends. FY2019 sales…

New CEO for Stora Enso

European packaging, pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso has appointed Annica Bresky as its new CEO. Bresky will take over…

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DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…