Monday, 20 January, 2020

HSM meets up in Mexico

Shredder manufacturer HSM held its seventh global partner conference in the Mexican city of Guadalajara at the end of April. The…

Category analysis: Core office products

Defining core office products is a subjective business, sizing them up even more so. From filing and archiving products over labels…

Category analysis: Visual communications

Sales of interactive whiteboards and interactive flat panel displays in the education and corporate sectors grew 15% year on year in…

Pilot opens DC in France

Pilot officially opened its new European distribution centre on 9 April. The writing instruments manufacturer has upgraded its main facility in…

Category analysis: Paper

It is difficult to assess the health of the office paper market at present, with conflicting views regarding sales levels of…

Paperworld busy despite challenges

The annual mega-show Paperworld in Frankfurt at the end of January is still a magnet for the key players in the…

Hot topic: Spread your wings

To summarise, there are probably three main threats to a traditional office products reseller’s business: a declining need for traditional office…

Shachihata to ramp up production in India

According to Indian media, the company will invest $5 million in two new factories and is looking to set up…

Paperworld 2015 plans revealed

Earlier this year, it was revealed that Messe Frankfurt had reached an agreement with German associations Altenaer Kreis and PBS…

Bong reveals improved Q1 for envelope market

After a steep 11% drop in demand in 2013, Bong said in its interim report that the European Envelope Manufacturers…

Newell opens design centre

The facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, houses around 100 staff and includes a large open studio space, immersion labs and a…

New owners for Renz

The 100-year-old company that currently has 300 employees will now be headed up by Managing Director Michael Schubert while Georg…

Pentel receives charity honour

The honour was handed to Pentel at a reception at the House of Lords in London and comes in the…

GBR Rossetto sees strong 2014

The company posted 2013 annual sales of €35.2 million ($48 million) with multifunction devices and printers up 13.5% and office…

Weather hits Neenah fine paper

The company reported net sales of $101.5 million in Q1 compared to $99.4 million a year earlier, driven by a…

National Envelope boosts Cenveo’s Q1

Cenveo reported Q1 sales growth of 17% to reach $490.1 million compared to $418.6 million a year earlier. Adjusted EBITDA…

Strong quarter for Newell’s Writing division

The division's Q1 sales were $361.3 million, 6.1% higher than last year, but an 8% increase in local currencies.Newell said…

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…

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…

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Clover unleashed

OPI catches up with Clover Imaging President Eric Martin after the company’s acquisition by its executive management team and Norwest…