RR Donnelley hoping for $100m Esselte lift

The Esselte acquisition closed at the end of the first quarter and therefore did not impact RR Donnelley's first quarter…

Avery beats expectations

Avery's sales for the first quarter were $132.9 million. Finding meaningful comparisons with that figure is challenging because former owner…

Cost cutting boosts Pelikan profit

The company announced that group sales fell 8.4% year on year to SFr184.3 ($209 million) mainly due to reduced sales…

Biella confirms Chairman; discusses Q1

The filing vendor said last December that Sutter would take over as Chairman following the death last year of long-time…

Biella acquires again

Carpentier is based in Regensdorf, Switzerland, and was owned by German parent company IBA Hartmann.The latest deal comes after Biella’s…

Improvement at Intimus

The subsidiary – which now trades as both Intimus International and Martin Yale – reported first quarter sales of $6.4…

Weather and closures dent 3M OP sales

Total Q1 sales in 3M’s Consumer business group dipped 0.2% to $1.1 billion in US dollars but increased 2.6% in…

Paper sales drop at Domtar

Adjusted EBITDA fell by $7 million year on year to $124 million and shipments fell 3% or about 24,000 tons.The…

Stora CEO to leave; reports Q1

In a brief statement Stora Chairman Gunnar Brock said the board had “regrets” over Karvinen’s decision but that he would…

Domtar appoints Pulp and Paper division chief

In this role, Garcia will oversee the operations of North America's largest producer of uncoated freesheet paper and a top-three…

China Stationery founder named interim CEO

The plastic stationery manufacturer informed the Malaysian stock market of the news in a regulatory filing, adding that it was…

Strong quarter for Acme

Q1 sales at Acme rose 9% year on year to $19.2 million, operating profit was up 22% to $625,000 and…

Sageworks examines vanishing OP margins

The company said net profit margins in the sector swung from positive to negative in 2013 as the shift to…

Cenveo comments on share volatility

CEO Robert Burton spoke up after Cenveo experienced fluctuating share prices over the past few weeks, during which time the…

Moleskine opens first London store

The manufacturer - in keeping with its intellectual and creative brand image - has chosen the Canary Wharf area for…

Expanded National Stationery Show held in London

Hundreds of attendees headed to the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, where the two-day show has been moved into…

IP battles weather and costs in Q1

The company posted Q1 operating earnings of $265 million compared to $292 million in the year ago quarter and Q1…

Pelikan Artline to acquire Jasco

The Australian company revealed today that it will acquire Jasco Office Products by the close of business on Thursday 24…

BIC set to acquire 75% of Cello

The €50 million ($69 million) deal is expected to be completed by the end of H1 2014 and will mean…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…