CompuCom launches Apple service | Wulff expands in Sweden | Managed by Q completes...

Office Depot subsidiary and managed digital workplace provider CompuCom has launched a Device as a Service for Apple, providing customers…

Iconex closes US facility

Label solutions manufacturer Iconex has announced plans to shut its Cincinnati (OH) facility. The closure is scheduled to take place…

Market consolidation in Australia

Office products manufacturer ACCO Brands Australia has acquired all brands and distribution rights from fellow Australian vendor Cumberland Stationery. The…

NZOS appoints general manager

Independent dealer New Zealand Office Supplies (NZOS) has appointed Mike Nugent as General Manager – Commercial. Nugent has held a…

Sequana suspends trading

Sequana, the parent company of specialty paper manufacturer Arjowiggins, has suspended trading of its shares on the Paris stock exchange.…

Acquisition for Avery

Global manufacturing conglomerate CCL Industries has purchased direct-to-consumer online business Easy2Name (E2N) for its label maker subsidiary Avery. UK-based E2N…

International Paper acquisition | BIC sells factory | Bong appoints CFO

Global pulp, paper, and packaging producer International Paper has acquired family-owned Spanish packaging business Envases Grau for an undisclosed sum.…

Private equity firm reaches deal with ADVEO

ADVEO’s operations in France, Italy and Belgium are set to be acquired by private equity firm Sandton Capital Partners. In…

NOPA concerns over GSA e-marketplace

Mike Tucker, CEO of US office products trade association NOPA, has told OPI that he is concerned that Amazon will…

Jim Wilson passes away

OPI is saddened to report that former Staedtler UK Sales Manager Jim Wilson has passed away. In a career spanning…

Pinnacle expands membership

US dealer group Pinnacle has announced that independent office products and furniture dealer Keeney’s Office Supply and Interiors has joined…

Bankers Box launches green initiative

Fellowes Brands Europe has partnered with Tree Nation to introduce a Plant-a-Tree programme which contributes to reforestations projects around the…

Arjowiggins sale terminated

The planned sale of the Graphic and Creative Paper divisions of French specialty paper manufacturer Arjowiggins will no longer go…

Interview: Lyreco CEO Hervé Milcent aiming for PPE leadership position

Lyreco has signalled its intent to become a force in the European personal protective equipment (PPE) market following the acquisition…

Antalis receives distributor award | Tech Data expands in Brazil | Flexsteel appoints CEO

European paper merchant Antalis has been named Distributor of the Year by Integra for the third consecutive year. Antalis was…

Another acquisition for ASK

UK-based independent reseller ASK Office Supplies has made its third purchase in five years after acquiring AB4. AB4 is a…

Court approves ADVEO insolvency plan

A Spanish commercial court has approved the voluntary insolvency proposed by European wholesaler ADVEO. In a regulatory filing with the…

Ellward leaves TOPS

Jim Ellward has left office products supplier TOPS to pursue another opportunity outside of the OP industry. Ellward served as…

International attraction at Big Buyer

Italy’s largest office supplies and stationery show Big Buyer has reported an increase in international visitors to the annual event.…

Entries open for LaunchPad 2019

The Stationery Show London has opened entries for its annual LaunchPad competition. LaunchPad aims to find and support stationery suppliers…

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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…