Sequana in administration

Following a petition filed on 7 March, France-based paper group Sequana has been granted permission to convert its safeguard procedure…

Tesa reports solid growth

Germany-based adhesive products manufacturer tesa ended FY2018 with strong organic sales growth of 6.8%. Sales for 2018 were €1.34 billion ($1.5…

Smiggle expands global roll-out

Australia-based high street stationery retailer Smiggle has announced new partnerships with iconic retailers via wholesale and online channels in several…

3M realigns business divisions

3M has realigned the company to comprise four rather than five business divisions. The newly categorised divisions are: Safety and…

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…

Maped Helix commits to plastic reduction

Stationery vendor Maped Helix has pledged to reduce its use of single-use plastics in its packaging. The company’s pledge includes…

MasterVision appoints new sales manager

Bi-silque visual products brand MasterVision has appointed Paul Ventimiglia as Sales Manager, North America. Ventimiglia has more than 30 years…

BIC Graphic NA appoints COO

Promotional products vendor BIC Graphic North America has appointed Blair Hawley to the newly created position of COO. Hawley was…

LaunchPad 2019 winners revealed

Organisers of the Stationery Show London 2019 have announced the eight winners of its annual LaunchPad competition. All winners will receive…

BIC opens East Africa facility

BIC has inaugurated its new facility located in Nairobi, Kenya, which will serve the East African region. BIC announced its intention…

Antalis pursues new shareholding structure

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis says it is progressing with plans to implement a new shareholding structure. The…

BOSS names new CEO

UK office products trade association BOSS has promoted Amy Hutchinson to the role of CEO to succeed Philip Lawson. Lawson…

Paperchase set to close stores

UK stationery retailer Paperchase could close up to 28 of its stores as it looks to renegotiate leases with its…

Strong year for Moleskine

Stationery and lifestyle products brand Moleskine has reported impressive 2018 financial results, with strong growth on both the top and…

“Pleasing” results for Veritiv

Packaging and Publishing helped drive modest improvements in Q4 2018 for North American B2B distributor Veritiv. Despite declines in its…

New CEO for Kodak | Veritiv offloads business segment | Xerox launches self-service kiosk

Kodak has announced that CEO Jeff Clarke is stepping down and current Chairman of the board of directors Jim Continenza…

Mondi paper profits up

Mondi has reported a strong 2018 for its uncoated fine paper (UFP) division, despite a fall in demand. For FY2018,…

Research shows decline in core office products

A research report from Penfold Research has found that for the first time, sales of non-core office and work supplies…

Staedtler appoints new MD

Writing instruments vendor Staedtler has named Karl-Heinz Raue as the new Managing Director of its German affiliate. Raue began working…

Organic declines at Avery

CCL Industries, parent company of Avery, has reported its Q4 2018 and full-year sales. Avery’s sales in the fourth quarter…

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Support the Ride of Life

Around 25 members of the office products industry have so far signed up to take part in this year’s Ride…